Loreen Houdek visits with some of her equine friends over the fence at Horse and Soul Ranch, northwest of Burr Oak. (Decorah Newspapers photo by Lissa Blake)
Loreen Houdek visits with some of her equine friends over the fence at Horse and Soul Ranch, northwest of Burr Oak. (Decorah Newspapers photo by Lissa Blake)
Loreen Houdek has learned, firsthand, the healing power of a horse.

Learn more about how she plans to share that experience with survivors of domestic, sexual and emotional abuse, through a nationwide program called Freedom Horses, in Tuesday's Public Opinion.