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EQUINE-ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY AND LEARNING SEMINAR COMING TO QUAKERDALE FAMILY SERVICES/WOLFE RANCH IN MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA The O.K. Corral is coming to Marshalltown, Iowa to present its equine-assisted certification to the public July 25th, 26th and 27th. The seminar will be hosted by Quakerdale Family Services/Wolfe Ranch (located on Highway 30 outside Marshalltown), and runs from 8-5 each day. For over 20 years, Greg Kersten, President of the O.K. Corral Series and Founder of the field of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP), has been certifying therapists and regular, everyday people to use horses in the fields of mental health and wellness. The seminar encourages attendees to look beyond h

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O.K. Corral Series Coming to Marshalltown

We are getting more and more excited as our time for this event draws near. Are you a mental health professional who wants to add a uniqueness to your practice? Are you a horse lover with a passion for helping others? Join us for this three day seminar. The O.K. Corral Series educates, promotes, and supports professionals in the practice of authentic equine-assisted work. Authentic equine-assisted work honors and integrates natural horse and herd behavior as a model for human mental and emotional health using the equine-assisted philosophies developed by Greg Kersten, Founder of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Click here to register for this seminar. Looking for a place to stay while you atte

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