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Horse program a haven for special-needs kids

Published 03/18/2011, DL-Online

Sitting still isn’t easy for Cade Brademeyer. “We call him our little shark. He’s in constant motion,” said Missy Brademeyer, mother of Cade, an 11-year-old with apraxia and autism. The shark finally relaxes when he mounts a horse. That’s when Cade’s attention focuses on the animal and all the typical distractions fade to the background.

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