By Kate Schneider, Calgary Sun
First Posted: Monday, December 02, 2012 05:03 PM EST | UPDATED MONDAY, DECEMBER 02, 2012 05:09 PM EST
CALGARY – Horses can help soldiers fight a different kind of war, coping with post traumatic stress disorder, say the founders of a new program.
Founded by retired warrant officer with Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Steve Critchley, and psychologist and equine assisted learning facilitator Jim Marland, Can Praxis aims to help soldiers cope with operation stress injury, more commonly known as PTSD, and reconnect with their spouses after returning from service.
Their secret weapon is horses.
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