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Get Your Goat! It’s Time For Yoga

An unusual form of animal-assisted therapy sprang from tough times. In 2016, Oregon resident Lainey Morse was coping with an autoimmune disease and a divorce while working a demanding corporate job. Her saving grace: sitting in the barn or fields on her ranch and spending time with her pet goats, including a Nigerian Dwarf goat […]

Why Goats?

People Often Ask…”Why Goats and not Bunnies or…?” If you’ve never been around a therapy goat before, the instant you are, you feel a sense of calm. The way they walk, the way they graze, the way they look into your eyes and oddly enough…the way they chew their cud. It’s very methodical, like they […]

Therapy Goats Provide Comfort to Those In Need- Tractor Supply

What are therapy goats, and what should you know before acquiring or trying to raise them?  Lainey Morse, founder of the Original Goat Yoga, says goats are the perfect therapy animal. “Their characteristics are calm, and so when you are around them it’s hard to have anxiety or stress because you seem to take on […]

Goat Happy Hour

EVERYONE NEEDS A HAPPY DISTRACTION!  We’ve been doing up to three small groups a day at our Oregon City and Monroe location in Oregon. We’ve been providing these free of charge and on a donation basis only. It’s been a TOUGH year for everyone and it’s making our hearts full to be able to share […]

Goat Happy Hour Experience at Flat Rock Farm- New Castle KY

At our Private Goat Happy Hour Experiences, you get the farm and ALL the animals to yourself. It’s time to get outside, surround yourself with animals and disconnect from the craziness of 2020. Bring your pandemic pod family/friends and get your mental health therapy on!

Goat Happy Hour Experience at Pixie Dust Farm- PDX/Oregon City

At our Private Goat Happy Hour Experiences, you get the farm and ALL the animals to yourself. It’s time to get outside, surround yourself with animals and disconnect from the craziness of 2020. Bring your pandemic pod family/friends and get your mental health therapy on!

Why Goat Yoga is More Than Just a Fad

The happy distractions and joy provided by goats helped Original Goat Yoga’s founder cope with difficult times  Unexpectedly, goats were also the reason for goat yoga’s surprising longevity. The naysayers that predicted goat yoga would be a fad on par with pet rocks and mood rings have been more quiet after several years of goat […]

Spending time in nature reduces stress, research finds

New research from an interdisciplinary Cornell team has found that as little as 10 minutes in a natural setting can help college students feel happier and lessen the effects of both physical and mental stress. The research, published Jan. 14 in Frontiers in Psychology, is part of a larger examination of “nature therapy” and aims to […]

The Latest from Oregon…Yoga with Goats!

In November, she quit a corporate job she loved to manage the business full-time. If that sounds like a living encapsulation of the popular Twitter hashtag #FollowYourBliss, perhaps it is, but it’s how Morse has always conducted her life — and how the practice came to exist in the first place. Ten years ago, the […]

Downward…Goat? Read How Lainey Morse is Changing the World Through Her Out-Of-The-Box Business Featuring Something You’d Least Expect.

Lainey Morse knows first-hand what it’s like to need an outlet to de-stress and get centered. She was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease three years ago that literally stopped her in her tracks: both physically and emotionally. She thought she would have to go on disability because some days she couldn’t even get out of […]

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