House Approves $5 Million for Equine-Assisted Therapy to Aid Veterans

June 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On June 8 the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5895, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act; 2018that included an amendment to increase funding for the Veterans Affairs’ Adaptive Sports Grant Program for equine-assisted therapy. The amendment, introduced by U.S. Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) increases funding by $5 million for fiscal year ...

Therapy Horses Demonstrate How They Help Humans' Mental Health

THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Visitors got a glimpse of how horses are used in mental health therapies during Spring Reins of Life’s open house on June 3.

Spring Reins of Life is a non-profit , EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) model program offering Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) and Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) which incorporates the use of horses for ...

'Purpose' Features New York Programs That Use Horses To Help Veterans

NEW YORK, N.Y. — SquirrelWood Equine Sanctuary located in Montgomery, N.Y and Man O’ War Project at Columbia University Irving Medical Center are featured in America’s Best Racing (ABR)’s “Purpose.”

Purpose is a three-part digital video docuseries exploring the anecdotal evidence and quest for scientific proof supporting the critical and effective role that ...

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