Services for veterans have become well known throughout our culture as more and more military members discharge from service. With so many therapeutic options available, it may be difficult for veterans and their family members to know where to engage.
At Ride for Joy, therapeutic riding has been available to veterans since 2014, but the avenue has been in use for many more years. Science has recently begun to track and record the outcomes that riders have experienced throughout history.
Personal stories of the impact of equines abound. If you would like to read more about veterans and equine therapy, the following link will take you to one of many great articles: http://theweek.com/articles/722279/how-horse-therapy-helps-treat-veterans-ptsd.