Monthly Archives: February 2012

Berg has been coming to spend time with our horses in Elgin since 2009. She is a regular at our Texas based Horse Boy Camps and a favorite with many of our horses and volunteers. However until recently she has … Continue reading

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The wood behind Rowan’s house has a dry creek bed the runs through it which last week was transformed overnight – by the biggest thunderstorm Texas has seen in well over a year – into a flowing river. When Marvel … Continue reading

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A little over a year ago Rowan and I visited Cabela’s (an outdoor shop that has an impressive display of taxidermy) for the first time and it was here that he discovered and fell in love with their ‘Big Buck … Continue reading

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  It is generally accepted that children on the autism spectrum have a deficit in or delayed theory of mind. Theory of mind can be defined as the ability to attribute mental states (thoughts, beliefs, desires and intentions) to ones-self … Continue reading

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In early November the Horse Boy Team was invited to attend The Texas Autism Project’s (TAP) Super Sleeper weekend. TAP offers these weekends on a regular basis to give parents of children with autism some much needed respite and the … Continue reading

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Eine unglaubliche Geschichte über die tiefe Liebe eines Vaters der bis an das Ende der Welt reist, um den Weg in das Leben seines Sohnes zu finden. Der Pferdejunge – Die bewegende Geschichte eines Autisten endlich auf DVD. Nach dem … Continue reading

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(by Ashleigh Fuller) Last week, a friend & coworker pulled me into the hallway at school. She told me about her neighbor who has a foundation that works with autistic children and horses. It’s called the Horse Boy Foundation. She … Continue reading

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Anyone who is a regular reader of our Rowan updates will be aware that from time to time Rowan goes through phases where he likes to do some of his academics whilst we are swimming. While right now we are … Continue reading

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Horses adorned in feather bowers, beads and colourful handprints…a solitary and yet serene child emptying a rainbow coloured paddling pool, sending steams of water and trickles of colourful plastic balls on different trajectories down a forest trail…a second child, enjoying the effects of these … Continue reading

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