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MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION

Horse Therapy Awareness

A local stable hosts a program entitled horseability. They are trying to raise funds and awareness of the benefit from specific horse related therapy and awareness of reserach literature both in print and electronic format at the medical library. A local stable hosts a program entitled horseability. They are trying to raise funds and awareness of the benefits of such a program with the Veterans associated with the Northport, New York facility. A horse was brought to the facility and shown to several patients with psychological and PTSD related illnesses. The patients had an overwhelming positive response, both physical and psychological abilities.

Organization:
Veteran's Administration, Northport
Department:
Medical Library
Funded Dates: 
Monday, April 23, 2007 to Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Funding Amount: 
$375
Beneficiaries: 
Health Professionals - Nurses
Health Professionals - Physicians
Health Professionals - Veterinarians
Other