Therapeutic Horsemanship

Norris, Michael
September 2007
Soldiers;Sep2007, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p30
The article presents information on a therapeutic-horsemanship program for U.S. soldier amputees in Fort Myer, Virginia which started in May 2006. The program can strengthen the bodies and relax the minds of the soldiers with disabilities by riding horseback. Mary Jo Beckham, a retired U.S. Navy commander, was the one who developed the program.


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