If you want to deal with your demons, it's appropriate to make a pit stop at a place as hot as hell -- Tucson, Arizona, in the summertime. It's 100-plus degrees right now -- with dark, ominous clouds erasing the Santa Catalina mountaintops in the distance."My name is Wyatt, " the tall, white-haired man says to the people gathered in front of him. "Welcome to the Equine Experience."
The Equine Experience is a new form of therapy that blends horse sense with common sense. Even though Wyatt has been a practicing therapist for a number of years, his tools don't involve a leather couch, and his helpers don't arrive in suits or high heels. Of course, they wear shoes -- but not the kind they sell at Bloomingdale's.
Your basic training has to come from learning how to treat people." He pauses and adds, "Remember one thing: It's not about the horse."