BAY COUNTY Fla. (WMBB) — Veterans returning from war suffer greatly after experiencing this himself a resident created a unique therapy program.
The Hope Project seeks to bring hope and healing to not just wounded warriors, veterans, and first responders but also to horses who have been rescued from slaughterhouses.
Director and Chaplain David Trogden said he did not know much about horses when he started this therapy. However, being around the horses he has noticed PTSD symptoms such as migraines have gone away. He said he hears many of the same responses from other veterans.
Recently they have extended their equine therapy to more than