Thought some members here might be interested: An Alberta program that uses horses in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans received a $150,000 boost on Monday. Can Praxis, which runs its equine therapy program on a ranch near Rocky Mountain House, received the donation from Wounded Warriors Canada, an Ontario-based charity focused on veterans’ mental health. The amount is a dramatic increase from an initial $10,000 Wounded Warriors gave Can Praxis when it started up last year — a recognition, said the charity’s director, that the program works for its participants. “We took a leap of faith as an organization, to see how this would work,” said Wounded Warriors Canada executive director Scott Maxwell. “The feedback has been nothing short of amazing.”......... http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/c...der+with+horses+gets+boost/9491729/story.html It does make some sense when you think about it. Horses pick up on things.