Tim Hayes

Author of 'RIDING HOME ~ The Power of Horses To Heal'

Tim Hayes is the author of RIDING HOME ~ The Power of Horses To Heal ~ St. Martin’s Press 2015*, the first book to scientifically and experientially explain why horses have the extraordinary ability to emotionally transform the lives of thousands of men, women and children whether they are horse lovers, or those suffering from deep psychological wound including veterans with PTSD and their families, autistic children and their families, families of youth at risk, children with trauma and from alcoholic families. RIDING HOME provides riveting examples of how “Equine Therapy” has become one of today’s most effective cutting-edge methods of healing. Parents will discover how horses can profoundly enhance their child’s emotional development. Horses empower a child’s self-worth and the sense of values, which help many to overcome some of society’s compulsive obsessions with technology, materialism, and celebrity. It is also a book for anyone who wants to experience the joy, wonder, self-awareness and peace of mind that comes from creating an interspecies horse/human relationship. Tim Hayes is an internationally recognized Natural Horsemanship Clinician and conducts clinics throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. He is a visiting instructor at The University of Connecticut & The University of Vermont Departments of Animal Science and a Contributing Expert Consultant & Columnist for Equus and Equine Journal Magazines. To learn more visit and