Articles Tagged 'Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Program'

Military Veterans, PTSD and Horse Therapy

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 24, 2015
by Jocelyn Pierce Throughout the United States’s military history, the horse served bravely alongside man. Horses continued to be important components of combat until the end of World War I when warfare changed completely. Today, horses still help military veterans, though in a different way than their equine predecessors. Equine… Read more »

Horses We Can’t Forget on Memorial Day

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 24, 2015
by Jocelyn Pierce Memorial Day is a day of reflection and remembrance to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives while serving in the military. Perhaps the most largely unrecognized, and sometimes altogether forgotten veterans are the horses that served alongside man. Since the domestication of… Read more »

Therapeutic Horses of Caisson Stable

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2012
Learn about how horses are helping wounded warriors through a therapeutic riding program By Susan Seligman Natasha McKinnon is a bubbly 24-year-old chatting away about horses. But it is not your usual equine conversation. Soldier McKinnon lost part of her leg when her convoy was hit in Iraq. The horses… Read more »