Right now in Fort McMurray, first responders from across North America are in the thick of a fire that has evicted 80,000 people from their homes. Chief Darby Allen is the man at the helm of all the efforts. Read about this remarkable firefighter.
This story is Part 2 of one that The War Horse Project’s Registered Psychotherapist, Wendy Lange-Faria, tells in her sessions with our participants. Where necessary, we’ve changed names to protect privacy. Part 2 When I came to see him, he was literally a rack of bones with overgrown hooves, living in his own dung, mane … Continue reading Legend’s Story – The Rescue
This story is one that The War Horse Project’s Registered Psychotherapist, Wendy Lange-Faria, tells in her sessions with our participants. The photo above is one Wendy provided of Legend as just a youngster. Where necessary, we’ve changed names to protect privacy. Part 1 Let me tell you a story about Legend. He was a magnificent … Continue reading Let me tell you a story. . .
You may remember that a while ago we hinted that you might have a chance to sponsor some of our beautiful horses. Here’s our first candidate – wonderful Parade. She’s a gorgeous black Canadian mare with a big, boisterous personality and, as a result, she can be a challenge for people. A sensitive spirit, Parade … Continue reading Want to sponsor a horse? Meet Parade!
Post Traumatic Stress is the term we use to describe the disturbing thoughts, feelings, and/or dreams that are related to a single traumatic event, or on-going exposure to stressful situations. It is a normal reaction to abnormal situations. And it’s been around for a very, very long time, under various names. You’ve probably heard a … Continue reading We don’t always call it ‘PTSD’
We’re able to share some of the photos taken at our recent reception! Hosted at Forbes Stables by TWHP staff and facilitators, the reception’s purpose was to introduce the program to some people we hope to see more of. Attended by program facilitators, supporters, military personnel – both serving and retired – representatives from our first … Continue reading Reception photos are here!!