Dr. Kathleen Broughan, the founder and executive director of LEAP (Low Country Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy) based out of Charleston, South Carolina, was reading Sidelines when she spotted Oliver's photo.
just caught my eye," Kathleen
Through our program, our clients are getting a second chance, just like Bugby has, and because of that, rescuing Bugby has been extra meaningful to us," Kathleen
"Bugby's learning his
job and settling in and he's
going to have a happy life."
said that thanks to Bugby's wonderful disposition, he
is a natural fit as a therapy horse.
"Almost all of our work is done on the ground and of course we need horses that aren't aggressive.
Our horses are used in creative activities so people can recognize their own behavior," she
said, adding that she
had been looking for a pony to add to their program, and Bugby fit the bill.