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The Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is pleased to announce the Baylor University research team recently completed its research project, “Examination of the Effects of Equine Assisted Activities on PTSD Symptoms, Quality of Life, and Functioning in Combat Veterans.” This 2014 HHRF-awarded grant, led by Dr. Beth Lanning, is now being submitted for publication.

Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd. and Schleese GmbH are pleased to announce a new relationship, which began November 1, 2016, with the Hanoverian Association and the Hanoverian Auctions in Verden.

Terrance Millar announced to the Board of Equestrian Canada (EC) on January 3, 2017, his decision to resign from his position as a Director of EC.

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On November 21, 2016, Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd. announced the first group of winners in its year-long 30th Anniversary Saddle Giveaway. Sabine Schleese, Director of Corporate Affairs stated, “We started this giveaway as a celebration of our 30 years in business and to support deserving individuals in the equine industry. We were thrilled to receive so many applications nominating worthy organizations and riders, and today we’re announcing the first eight winners with another 22 to come over the course of the year.”

A new exhibit showcasing the role of horses during World War I and the veterinarians of the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps will run until April 2017 at the Wellington County Museum and Archives, near Elora, Ontario.

There’s yet more evidence to support the therapeutic benefits of simply being around horses. In recognition of Global One Health Day on November 3, 2016, Darlene Chalmers of the University of Regina (U of R) and Colleen Dell of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have released research results showing that people who participated in mental health and addictions treatment programs involving interactions with horses reported therapeutic benefits in their healing.





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