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Arion farm unique healing opportunity for troubled kids

The animals and therapists at Arion Therapeutic Farm in East Kelowna (Madonna Hamel/CBC)
The first thing you see when you drive up to Arion Therapeutic Farm in East Kelowna is the image of a winged, black horse.

In Greek mythology the horse Arion had a handicapped hoof, but was immortal, and Arion Farm gives its clients a feeling of immortality -- at least for a while --  on its five-hectare property.

It's annual fundraiser is Dec. 1 and 2, and "Winter Wonderland" gives visitors a chance to see close-up what Arion's equine therapists do.

Madonna Hamel visited the farm and got a tour from founder and executive director, Heather Henderson.

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