Welcome to Reins of H.O.P.E.
H.O.P.E. For Warriors - Women Veterans Retreat and Programs - **click text for flyer**
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***RECENT NEWS: ***
Horses help veterans heal the invisible wounds of PTSD - Horses help veterans and active-duty soldiers process PTSD in a way that traditional talk therapy can't.
Spirit Show Network episode features Reins of H.O.P.E. Founder Julie Sardonia who shares with viewers "The Hope for Warriors" Program, explaining how Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with horses assists Military service men and women. The love that horses and animals express play an active role in the healing journey of human beings.
Many thanks to all who participated in our Annual Fundraiser Event on October 7, 2012.
We very much appreciate your support.
H.O.P.E. For Warriors
Reins of H.O.P.E. needs your help! We are reaching out to our Tri-County active duty military personnel, veterans and their families with our Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) program. There is an overwhelming need at this time to help those who have served our Country with the challenges they face.
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Reins of H.O.P.E., located in scenic Ojai, California, is a non-profit organization serving the community by offering an Equine Assisted Psychotherapy program to at-risk youth, families, individuals and groups.
We partner with horses as an experiential form of therapy, emphasizing the unique needs of each individual to promote growth and learning about themselves and how changes in their behavior, thoughts and feelings can bring change in their lives.
Please contact us to schedule a session or for more information.
SPECIAL THANKS to all who have contributed to Reins of H.O.P.E.! Your contributions and support allow us to open their programs to youth and families. We could not do this without YOU!
Julie Sardonia, M.A., L.M.F.T.
PO Box 1156
Ojai, California 93024
News & Highlights:
VCStar Womens Veterans Retreat 2013
**Use of horses by Ojai nonprofit helps women veterans cope**
VCStar Veterans Day 2012
**Veterans in Ojai find hope, help through horse therapy**
VCStar Hope for Warriors
**Santa Paula benefit raises money for Ojai horse therapy programs**
VCStar Pictures of Veterans
**Ojai veterans find help through horse therapy**
VENTURA COUNTY VCReporter ONLINE
** When a Horse is More Than a Horse **
New Equine Therapy Program Begins in Ojai for Veterans
*** Ventana Magazine features REINS OF H.O.P.E. ***
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