The Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Programs is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing equine-assisted activities for Wounded Warriors and Veterans.
1. When was the Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Programs started?
2. What are at least 3 benefits of equine assisted therapy?
Increases self-confidence, Provides a sense of accomplishment and well-being, Improves mental and emotional outlook
3. Students complete Lesson Reviews twice each lesson which helps record the therapeutic effects.
4. This picture shows on important facet of the program. What is it? Soldiers Helping Fellow Soldiers
BONUS: Recently arena letters were purchased for the program. Why did fence letters work better than letters on cones?
Constantly looking down off of their mounts can change/shift the riders balance. Keeping eyes up they can maintain their position and still see the letters.
These equine programs are just another way that horses have impacted the lives of those around us. We are so lucky to be healthy and able to ride whenever we choose. If you ever are considering volunteer work, definitely check into local equestrian therapy groups in your area. Such great causes!