Of children/teens with emotional and/or behavioral problems get better
Of military veterans with diagnosed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience improvement
(in comparison to 50-60% who improve using other office-based, evidence-based therapies)
Of military veterans drop out before completing 8 or more Equine Assisted Counseling sessions
(in comparison to 20-50% who drop out from other office-based, evidenced-based therapies)
Data collected using clinical mental health assessments. Posttraumatic stress is measured using the PTSD Checklist (PCL-5).
To improve the mental health and well-being of military service members and family members, at-risk youth, and others with mental health needs through equine assisted activities and therapies including counseling and psychotherapy, therapeutic activities, education, and community engagement.
To develop a facility exclusively devoted to professional mental health treatment through equine assisted therapies/activities and long-term mental health support at one location.