"He petted the calf and asked me was he sad," said Aleman. "It seemed to click. He leaned over and put his head on the calf's belly."
Horses aid in therapy, promote trust and empathy →
"Horses are like a mirror," said Stable Life therapist Eva Aleman, who focuses on play therapy for children ages 12 and under. "If an individual is angry, that horse is not going to budge unless that person is calm and serene."