Mary Ann Reuter

ISI Contributor Mary Ann ReuterMary Ann Reuter is a Boise-based health and lifestyle writer whose interests include active aging, rural health, and the human-animal bond. You can reach her at


Mini-Joys: small therapy horses

Little Horses: Great Big Love

  • by

They may be itty bitty, but the joy and hope they bring to children, teens, and seniors is enormous. A team of three miniature horses and one mini donkey serves as healers in animal-assisted therapy programs and as friends in animal-assisted activity programs around Idaho’s Treasure Valley.