Big Happy News
Big exciting news!! Peace Reins staff, volunteers and the Mighty Herd welcomed Veterans Center representatives to the farm on Friday, November 22 to experience the program and what we can offer the veterans they serve. The Vet Centers are a crucial link in our service because they help connect us with veterans who will be best served by our program.
We were also extremely pleased to welcome David Sonatore, The Equus Effect (TEE) Program Director and Senior Instructor, and Heather Evans, a Maryland Vet Center counselor and certified TEE facilitator who helped us make our best presentation to assist in developing these crucial relationships.
We look forward to discussions with Centers in Raleigh and Greensboro so Peace Reins can begin serving local veterans!
The Equus Effect Program recently released a short video focusing on four veterans who have completed the TEE program. The veterans talk candidly about the program and the process, as well as the changes it has made in their lives. We are beyond excited to begin offering this programming to North Carolina veterans soon!!
Peace Reins is seeking volunteers to help present our programming to veterans. PR uses the Equus Effect model to provide clients with groundwork-based activities that assist in developing emotional agility and enhancing relationship skills. Veterans sessions will be offered once a week for approximately four hours for five consecutive weeks. Please note that these sessions will most likely be held on weekdays and additional time may be required of volunteers to debrief with facilitators following sessions.
We are looking for volunteers with solid horsemanship skills who are comfortable with all aspects of handling horses on the ground. They should also be comfortable around and able to manage sensitive information and vulnerable people. If interested, please send a brief description of your horse experience and why you would like to join us at Peace Reins to the Volunteer Coordinator.