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A Purpose: Role of Equine Therapy in Veteran PTSD Explored

From: Horsetalk.co.nz EXCERPT Equine therapy for combat and service veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder is in the spotlight in a new three-part digital docu-series exploring the anecdotal evidence and quest for scientific proof supporting the role that horses play in addressing PTSD. The first two videos from “Purpose” are available online. Produced by America’s Best Racing (ABR), the […]

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Part Two of Man O’ War Project Docuseries Released

From: Thoroughbred Daily News EXCERPT America’s Best Racing has released part two of “Purpose,” a three-part digital video docuseries exploring the role that horses play in addressing the epidemic of U.S. veterans returning from combat with post-traumatic stress disorder. The series, which is presented by the Man O’ War Project at Columbia University Irving Medical Center […]

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 […]