Conversations with Pebbles Turbeville, Executive Director, Horses and Humans Research Foundation

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Apr 8 2022 • 24 mins

Welcome to Season 3! In this kickoff to a new year of podcasts, Bruce and Julianne are excited to start new conversations about partnerships with like-minded horse friends, as well as continue conversations with long-time supporters.

In today's episode, you'll hear the first part of a conversation with Pebbles Turbeville, Executive Director of Horses and Humans Research Foundation, about the organization's educational programming and grant opportunities. The HHRF is a non-profit whose MISSION Is Through Sustained Investment In Rigorous Research, HHRF Serves As A Catalyst To Advance Global Knowledge Of Horse-Human Interactions And Their Impact On The Health And Wellness Of People And Horses. The organization recently announced a request for proposals to investigate the possible effects horses have on humans who have experienced trauma with preference for underserved populations. Deadline for submission proposals is May 20, 2022. In this episode, Pebbles discusses the educational programs provided in a recent conference in Tryon. Tune in to our next episode for more information about specific plans for 2022.

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For more about Bruce's journey, watch the documentary about his work and his life story, The Edge, on EQUUS Television.  For information about Nature's View, Natural HumanshipTM methods and the story behind The Edge, visit  To find out more about Julianne's work, visit

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