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Hay Huts from Woodmen Life

Hay Huts from Woodmen Life

Thanks to Sara Bender and Woodmen Life the horses at Building Bridges now have Hay Huts to keep their hay nice and dry and healthy!  Eating hay is a very important part of a horses diet.  Hay that gets wet or moldy poses a huge health hazard to horses.  These Hay Huts...

Efficacy of the EAGALA Model in Equine Assisted Therapy

Efficacy of the EAGALA Model in Equine Assisted Therapy

There is a growing body of evidence for EAGALA Model equine-assisted psychotherapy. The publications listed below are papers describing research investigating EAGALA. They have been published in peer-reviewed journals, indicating they have passed the scrutiny of...

Offering Veterans Equine Therapy

Offering Veterans Equine Therapy

Pennsylvania's deputy adjutant general for Veterans Affairs paid a visit to Building Bridges Foundation at Anderson Farms on July 17. Maj. Gen. Eric Weller was joined by Chip Gilliland, chief of reintegration and outreach, and Rick Hamp, director of the Bureau of...

PTSD in Vanity Fair

PTSD in Vanity Fair

Though only 10 percent of American forces see combat, the U.S. military now has the highest rate of post-traumatic stress disorder in its history. Sebastian Junger investigates. The first time I experienced what I now understand to be post-traumatic stress disorder, I...