NEW HOPE FOR
VETERANS WITH PTSD

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The Man O’ War Project is a groundbreaking research study to determine the effectiveness of equine therapy to treat veterans who suffer from PTSD.

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PTSD IS…

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AFFECTS NEARLY 1 IN 5 VETERANS.

VETERANS WITH PTSD OFTEN STRUGGLE TO REASSIMILATE BACK INTO SOCIETY. THEY CAN’T SEEM TO GET THEIR LIVES BACK ON TRACK.

Military veterans with PTSD are in crisis. Tragically, 20 veterans commit suicide each day, representing 18% of all deaths by suicide among adults in the U.S. Clearly, something needs to be done.

Veterans desperately need new and alternative treatments to relieve their distress and enable them to resume healthy, productive lives.

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THE MAN O’ WAR PROJECT

Equine-Assisted Therapy (EAT) is believed to benefit those with mental health disorders, but evidence is anecdotal and no standard of treatment exists.

The Man O’ War Project is the first university-led research trial aimed specifically at veterans diagnosed with PTSD to determine the effectiveness of Equine-Assisted Therapy for treating PTSD (EAT-PTSD) and to establish manualized guidelines for the application of EAT-PTSD.