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Video: Horse therapy used to help treat PTSD

From: News 12 New Jersey Columbia University researchers are studying therapy with horses to treat veterans with PTSD. Nearly 30 veterans are taking park in the 8-week study at Bergen Equestrian Center in Leonia. View the full clip here: http://newjersey.news12.com/clip/13575745/video-horse-therapy-used-to-help-treat-ptsd

Man O’ War Project Important for Veterans & Horses

From: Equestricon.com By: Mike Spector EXCERPT “For centuries, the belief has existed that horses are good for the soul. More recently that age-old adage has been put to the test by many programs that are using horses to help people who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or other mental health disorders. Yet little, if […]

War Story: Columbia University study tackles equine-assisted PTSD treatment

From: The Saratoga Special By: Joe Clacy EXCERPT “Named the Man O’ War Project, the study is a partnership between the Earle I. Mack Foundation, Columbia University Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry, the New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Bergen County (N.J.) Equestrian Center. Neria and Fisher are about halfway through their research – […]

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A Firmer Footing for Retired Horses and Veterans

From: Bloodhorse.com By: Eric Mitchell EXERCEPT “Several years ago, Thoroughbred owner/breeder Earle Mack began hearing stories about military veterans finding relief from debilitating post-traumatic stress disorder through hands-on therapy sessions with horses. A U.S. Army veteran who rose to the rank of lieutenant, Mack became keen on further exploring these overlapping passions of his—finding opportunities for ex-racehorses and […]

Equine project helps veterans with PTSD

From: troyrecord.com By: Paul Post EXCERPT “An estimated 22 active and retired military personnel, afflicted with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries, commit suicide daily. A new Columbia University program called the Man O’ War Project seeks to prevent such tragedies by using horses to treat people instead of medications, which have had limited and […]

Brits, Don’t Slip On the Banana Peel: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” Winston Churchill’s words ring with more clarity than they have in decades as the world absorbs the impact of the Brits slip on the existential banana peel known as the Brexit vote. (By the way, Churchill also said, never […]

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Belmont Stakes Fan Festival

The excitement of Belmont Stakes is coming to Manhattan for the first time ever. A part of Grand Central Terminal will be transformed into the Belmont Stakes Fan Festival on June 7. That’s the day before the 145th running of the $1 million Belmont Stakes. The race is the third and final leg of the […]

Earle Mack on the WSJ Daily Wrap Show

Earle I. Mack on the WSJ Daily Wrap Show Michael Castner: Could changes to our charitable deductions cause a drop to our giving?  Joining us right now is Earle Mack, American businessman and former United States Ambassador to Finland.  Mr. Ambassador, you appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee yesterday, what did you tell them? […]

Earle Mack Warns Not to Limit Deductions

Like many other Americans, Earle I. Mack was worried about what would happen had Congress decided to follow through with proposals to limit charitable deductions in 2013. Doing so, he feared, would lead to a decline in charitable giving that would negatively impact programs and services all over the country. Mack sees the world as […]

The Consequences of Capping Charitable Deductions

The American spirit is one of charitable giving, for which givers receive a tax break. But that tax break is coming under scrutiny this year as lawmakers brainstorm solutions to get our country out of debt. Putting a cap on charitable giving tax deductions is on the table as a possible compromise, something that Earle […]