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‘A Special Bond’: The Power of Equine-Assisted Therapy

From: America’s Best Racing By: David Hill EXCERPT Earle Mack, the former Ambassador to Finland who initiated and funds the Man O’ War Project, says the status quo in treating PTSD is unacceptable. “The scientific and medical community has made great strides in understanding, recognizing, and diagnosing PTSD among veterans in the last several decades,” he […]

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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 […]