REDLANDS » Horses have an ability to strengthen mental health in a way that some traditional forms of therapy cannot, as Angie Sheer has witnessed over the years.
Redlands Daily Facts, Nov 11, 2012
REDLANDS, After his service in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Army combat veteran Gilbert Mink struggled in civilian life. He was anxious, constantly looking for escape routes and assessing other people as possible threats. read more. . .
Horses used to heal wounds of war - By Courtney Vaughn - Nov 30, 2012
YUCCA MESA — Horses have had a longstanding relationship with humans, and for some veterans, they’re helping them rebuild their lives. read more. . .
January 2013 Cal Vet Newsletter
Equine Assisted Learning and Therapy is an alternative and short-term treatment approach that addresses a variety of mental health and human growth challenges including PTSD, depression, anxiety and relationship issues. read more. . .
EQUUS MEDENDI IS HELPFUL IN HEALING HUMANS, ESPECIALLY VETS -By Bill Brown Jan 2013
This is the story of Equus Medendi -- how horses and humans communicate with each other experimentally for emotional growth and the understanding and how to address some of the severe problems that confront the veteran -- whatever the age or state in life.read more. . .
Celebrating Heroes by Jesse B. Gill
YUCAIPA — A few hundred people gathered at a Yucaipa park Saturday to honor the men and women who have served in the country’s armed forces. read more. . .
Unique Therapy Guides Vets to Healing - By Laurie Williams
Dogs may be man's best friend, but Angela Sheer is using horses and equine assisted therapy to give humans the unique gift of healing. read more. . .
EQUINE-ASSISTED THERAPY - By Jim Steinberg Staff Writer - April 4, 2011
Horses help disabled vets Animals calm bad memories of combat.
At age 66, Richard Keto is still haunted by the intrusive memories of combat in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley, a key entry point for men and materiel from the Ho Chi Minh Trail.
Then a sergeant with the 101st Airborne Division, Sgt. Keto was a squad leader on “search and destroy” missions for the division. read more. . .
This is a story of Equus Medendi. The story of how horses and humans communicate with each other experientially for emotional growth, learning and the understanding of how to address some of the severe problems that confront the veteran whatever the veterans age or state in life. read more. . .