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!!
The innovative programming offered by The War Horse Project has found a supporter in British High Commissioner Howard Drake! Although the High Commissioner was unable to attend our recent gala, his thoughtful message of encouragement and support was very much appreciated. We are deeply grateful for the kind words and inspiration that come from knowing … Continue reading British High Commissioner to Canada supports The War Horse Project
The War Horse Project is now accepting applications for the next program intake in July, 2016. You can download our application form and send it in to us via email at email@example.com. If you know someone who might be interested in our program – be they on active duty, retired, discharged or a member of our first … Continue reading New Intake Announced