HETRA Announces Equine Services Events for Veterans, Military Personnel

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HETRA Announces Equine Services Events for Veterans, Military Personnel

So far, in 2018, HETRA (www.HETRA.org) is proud to have served 18 active service members, veterans and their family members. The Veterans, Active Service Members and Family events serve as an introduction to HETRA’s Hippotherapy, Therapeutic Riding, Carriage Driving Therapy, and Equine Services programs.

These unique and informative FREE events are scheduled on Friday afternoons, taking place on July 27, August 24, September 28, October 19 and November 9 from 1-4 p.m. In addition to these customized events, HETRA is sponsoring a Veterans Community Resource Fair on October 20 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Prior service, active military, including reserves, and veterans of any age and type of disability are welcome to participate. These one-day events introduce the novice and reacquaint the experienced to Herd Dynamics, Grooming, Horse Leading and Round Pen activities. Sessions are conducted by the HETRA team consisting of PATH certified therapeutic riding instructors, occupational therapists, a mental health therapist and veteran volunteers.

HETRA’s mission is to improve the quality of life both physically and emotionally of adults and children of all ability levels through equine assisted activities. Contact Chris O’Callaghan at chris@hetra.org / (402) 359-8830 or visit www.HETRA.org to register or learn more about HETRA’s Veteran Program and Events.

 

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