10 Results for tag: PTSD

Preferred Company Interview with Rene Stone

Preferred Company 6-27-17: Rene Stone Posted on June 28, 2017 by admin You’re listening to Preferred Company with Marianne Levy and David Crossan. Today’s guest is Rene Stone. Rene is from Serenity Stables, which is a non-profit organization specializing in equine therapy for veterans. For a growing numbers of returning warriors, there are both ... More

LOCAL NEWS - THE JOURNAL Serenity Stables From Combat To Calm Hosts Veterans Meet and Greet Day By Lori Draz On October 26, Rene Stone, founder of Serenity Stables from Combat to Calm, hosted a horse meet and greet day for disabled veterans. Twenty-two veterans came to enjoy fellowship with other veterans and especially the horses, along with a ... More

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

Sunset Gala is a Success!

Serenity Stables, From Combat To Calm hosted their First Annual Sunset Gala on June 4, 2016.   We had a cocktail reception and grazing table hosted by, Quiet Winter Farm Charitable Organization, Inc., honoring Carol Hofmann Thompson, a world class equestrian. Her accomplishments were honored in both print, trophies and as well as photos on ... 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