5 Results for tag: horse therapy

Health and Wellness Wednesday

Health and Wellness Wednesday at Serenity Stables From Combat To Calm. Today’s group is comprised of Army, Marine and Navy Veterans who’s service spans from the Panama Invasion to the Global War on Terror. It’s nice to finally have some Spring weather. #UWVC #SerenityStablesFCC #SamaritanDaytopVillage More

Mark Otto

Fabulous day at the farm! Watch us tonight on News 12 NJ channel 62 at 10:00 pm!!! Mark Otto VP of the United War Veterans Council brought a group of Veterans from the Samaritan Daytop Village in NYC for an equine assisted mental health day. We had Army and Marine Veterans come out from the city to experience the healing power of our magnificent herd. ... More

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A Word about Equine Therapy for Veterans

by Elias Alias , November 12, 2015 Ray Knell, left, and Ben Masters cross the Thoroughfare River in Yellowstone National Park.   We know that about twenty Veterans per day commit suicide. We know that Veterans’ families often times face daunting difficulties at home while servicemen are deployed and too often things only get ... More

The Healing Power of Horse Therapy for PTSD

Orlando-based David Vernaza, 43, a retired Navy Seabee, remembers scanning a group of horses in front of him and settling on a feisty gray quarter horse gelding named Jake. “I want that one,” he remembers saying. Vernaza wasn’t going for a trail ride or a lesson — he was looking for a horse to change his life through horse therapy for PTSD. In ... More