Turre ‘Dames’ help women victims

Expat group supports innovative domestic violence therapy

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Women working with the horses on the recent council therapy course

By Emma Randle

British women’s group, the Dames of Turre, has pledged to support a pioneering animal assisted therapy scheme helping local victims of domestic abuse.

The decision came following a course recently offered by Turre council for women experiencing family difficulties, run by therapist Susana Salamanca using horses to aid the therapeutic process.

The course was offered as part of a campaign to commemorate the international day against domestic violence in November, and was the first time the council had invested in that type of activity.

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