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Honoring our veteran personnel with equine therapy

Professional Therapy.  Equine Assisted Therapy involves a team incorporating the skills of a Licensed Mental Health Professional, a Certified Equine Specialist, and Horses - working with you to reach your goals.


All activities are ground based, non-riding and no horse experience is required.

PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress is a normal set of reactions to a trauma such as war, which could be experienced by almost anyone.  Sometimes, it becomes a Disorder (PTSD) with the passage of time when feelings or issues related to the trauma are not dealt with, but are suppressed by the individual. This can result in problems readjusting to community life following the trauma.  A delayed stress reaction may surface after many years and include some or all of the following issues:

For Everyone.  Working with veterans and their families, Equine Assisted Therapy provides powerful opportunities to get at the heart of issues and lead to improved communication, stronger partnerships, and healthier relationships.

"Returning warriors do not do well in the marketplace, they do better in the countryside"
  • Anger, irritability and rage
  • feeling nervous
  • depression
  • difficulty trusting others
  • feeling guilt over acts committed or witnessed, the failure to prevent certain events, or merely having survived while others did not
  • hyper alertness and startle reactions

Equine Assisted Therapy - a hands on approach for people that are used to action based results.

Project H.O.P.E. is a sponsored project of Social Good, a California non-profit corporation, exempt from federal tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

  • feeling grief or sadness
  • having thoughts and memories that will not go away​
  • isolation and alienation from others
  • loss of interest in pleasurable activities
  • low tolerance to stress
  • problems with authority
  • problems feeling good about one self
  • nightmares
  • substance abuse
  • trouble sleeping
  • anxiety
  • ​paranoia


For Any Problem.  Whether treating addictions, trauma, social and behavioral disorders, depression or other issues, this therapy can help you find meaningful, lasting solutions.