Horse Riding Helps Veterans Heal

Horse Riding Helps Veterans Heal


APPROACHED THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER WITH U.S. FLAGS IN HAND UNFAZED BY THE ELEMENTS. A VETERAN OWNED BUSINESS IS HELPING OTHER VETERANS WORK THROUGH THE TRAUMA THEY EXPERIENCED DURING THEIR SERVICE. CBS13’S YASMEEN HASSAN WITH A PROGRAM GIVING VETERANS A CHANCE TO SETTLE UP . Reporter: MORE THAN A DOZEN HORSES HELP MAKE TRAIL BROTHERS WHAT IT IS TODAY. IT ALL STARTED WITH ONE VETERAN COMING HOME FROM A TOUR OF DUTY. I JUST GOT BACK FROM AFGHANISTAN. I LOST MY IDENTITY. I STARTED WORKING WITH HORSES A LOT MORE THAN BEFORE. I THINK THEY KIND OF BROUGHT ME BACK TO LIFE. DRUG USING HORSES AS THERAPY HELPED ZACHARY LEYDEN SO MUCH HE WANTED OTHERS TO HAVE THE SAME EXPERIENCE. IT MIGHT HELP OTHER PEOPLE. RESOURCES ARE THERAPEUTIC. OUR HORSES ARE TRAINED TO TAKE CARE OF YOU. Reporter: NOW VETERANS WRITE FOR FREE EVERY DAY WITH TRAIL BROTHERS. IT IS EXCITING TO GET OUT AND AWAY FROM YOUR IPHONES AND YOUR TVS AND EVERYTHING ELSE AND JUST BE PART OF NATURE. Reporter: PART THE RESERVATION GOES TO COVER THE COST OF A VETERAN’S RIDE. THAT WAY VETERANS NEVER HAVE TO

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