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Grants from the Horses & Humans Research Foundation

  1. Marcy Wilhelm-South

    The Horses & Humans Research Foundation recently awarded a $50,000 research grant to study the effects of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on young men with PTSD. The study is being led by Megan Mueller of the Cummings School with Leslie McCullough of Washburn University also contributing. They’ll be measuring PTSD symptoms throughout an EFP and traditional therapy program with 60 boys who range in age from 10 to 18.

    Earlier this year, HHRF also gave a $50,000 grant to the University of Missouri’s Research Center for Human Animal Interaction to investigate the effects of therapeutic riding on military veterans with PTSD or TBI.

    You can find more information on the the HHRF web page.

  2. Luis Francis

    The research found that the participating veterans with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder were less anxious and depressed and had an improved quality of life after an eight-week therapeutic horseback riding program.  Data custom essay writing service( revealed clinically significant improvements in depression and post-traumatic stress symptoms in the veterans who participated in the therapeutic riding program compared to those who did not participate. 

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