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A couple runs through a trust exercise in a Can Praxis course. The program uses equine therapy to help veterans suffering from PTSD and their spouses communicate.

Working with horses offers a lifeline to vets

Alberta-based equine therapy program teaches veterans how to communicate with their loved ones

Horses can be a mirror for human behaviour — act aggressively or refuse to communicate and it will let you know. “You can lie to a human, but you can’t lie to a horse,” said Steve Critchley, co-founder of Can Praxis, an Alberta-based equine therapy program that uses horses to help Canadian military veterans and […] Read more