The Long Ride Home

Booktrib – Video: The Long Ride Home (2016)

When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson feared they might never communicate. But when he discovered Rowan responded to horses, they traveled to Mongolia–the spiritual home of the horse–where shaman banished the tantrums, the incontinence, and the hopeless isolation. Source: https://booktrib.com/2016/04/live-interview-with-rupert-isaacson-and-the-long-ride-home/ A year later, Rowan started regressing. Only then did Rupert remember the …

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CBS Houston with Rupert and Temple Grandin (April 2016)

Journalist Rupert Isaacson’s son, Rowan, was diagnosed with autism at age two.  As a former horse trainer, he discovered that Rowan’s condition improved when in contact with horses. He and his wife went on a quest around the world to find healing for their son.  His books “The Horse Boy” and “The Long Ride Home” …

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Telegraph UK – The Long Ride Home: how I tried to heal my autistic son (June 2014)

Rupert Isaacson talks to Theo Merz about his ongoing and extraordinary quest to help his autistic child. Most parents would be delighted to have a child who doesn’t like playing practical jokes. But when his son Rowan fooled him into thinking a toy rubber squid was a chicken nugget, it was one of the most …

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