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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Find Peace Within:
Join Our Equine Assisted Learning Program for PTSD Recovery

If you are seeking support and healing in your journey with post-traumatic stress disorder this program is for you.  This program is a great stepping stone if you are hesitant to engage in traditional talk therapy or compliment and enhance traditional therapy.

Experience the Healing Power of Equine-Assisted Learning: Take the first step towards healing and renewal with our equine-assisted learning program for PTSD recovery at Lucky Break Ranch. Discover the peace, resilience, and wholeness within you as you embark on a journey of healing and self-discovery alongside our gentle equine partners.

Are you struggling with the debilitating effects of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)? Our equine-assisted learning program offers a unique and effective approach to healing and recovery, for those living with PTSD.

Ask yourself the following questions:


Do you struggle with intrusive memories, flashbacks, and distressing nightmares, causing you to relive traumatic events?

Is your sense of threat perception heightened, leading to constant hypervigilance and anxiety in everyday situations?

Do you find yourself avoiding triggers and numbing your emotions to cope with the overwhelming feelings of distress and fear?

Does your lack of trust make it difficult to form and maintain healthy relationships with others?

Do you have mood swings, irritability, and outbursts of anger or frustration?

Do you withdraw from social interactions and support networks because you feel alienated and disconnected?

Do you find your PTSD is often accompanied by physical symptoms such as chronic pain, headaches, and gastrointestinal issues?

Are your sleep patterns disrupted, leading to insomnia, nightmares, and restless sleep?

Are you feeling disconnected from self?

Do you fell like you have lost meaning and purpose of your life?

If you have said yes to one or more of the above questions and are ready to take the next step in your self healing journey this program is for you!
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Here is just 10 Ways How Our Equine Assisted Learning Program Can Help You

1.Interacting with horses in our program provides a grounding and calming presence, helping you to anchor yourself in the present moment and alleviate the intensity of flashbacks and nightmares. Horses offer a sense of safety and security, promoting relaxation and reducing the frequency and severity of intrusive symptoms.

2. Equine-assisted activities offer opportunities to practice mindfulness and relaxation techniques in the presence of our gentle and empathetic horses. Horses are sensitive to human emotions and energy, providing immediate feedback and comfort to participants, helping them regulate their nervous system and reduce feelings of anxiety and hyperarousal.

5. Interacting with horses provides you with opportunities to learn and practice emotional regulation skills in real-time. Horses mirror human emotions and respond to subtle cues, helping you recognize and modulate your emotional responses in a safe and non-threatening environment.

6. We create a supportive and understanding community where you can connect with others who have shared similar experiences. Interacting with horses fosters empathy, compassion, and social connection, helping you overcome feelings of isolation and find solidarity in your journey of healing and recovery.

3. Our program encourages you to gently confront your avoidance behaviors and reconnect you’re your emotions in a safe and supportive environment. Interacting with horses fosters emotional expression and vulnerability, helping you to gradually thaw the numbness and regain a sense of aliveness and connection with yourself and others.

4. Equine-assisted activities promote trust-building and communication skills, allowing you to practice establishing boundaries and assert your needs with our non-judgmental equine partners. Horses offer unconditional acceptance and companionship, helping you rebuild trust in yourself and others through genuine and authentic interactions.

7. Equine-assisted activities offer you opportunities for relaxation and stress reduction, which can help alleviate physical symptoms associated with PTSD. Horses provide gentle and soothing companionship, promoting a sense of comfort and well-being that can help reduce the intensity and frequency of physical symptoms.

8. Our program promotes restful and rejuvenating sleep through mindfulness practices and relaxation techniques with horses. Interacting with horses before bedtime can help you unwind and release tension, promoting a deeper and more restorative sleep experience.

9. Equine-assisted activities encourage you to reconnect with your body and inner self through gentle and embodied experiences with horses. Horses offer a mirror for self-reflection and self-awareness, helping you rediscover your strengths, values, and sense of purpose.

10. Our program provides opportunities for you to explore your values, passions, and goals in a supportive and nurturing environment. Interacting with horses inspires a sense of purpose and connection to something greater than oneself, helping you find meaning and fulfillment in your journey of healing and recovery.

Enroll Today: Contact us now for a registration form and reclaim your life from the grip of PTSD

Our weekly Equine Assisted Learning PTSD program offers transformative one-hour sessions designed to provide you with a variety of skills and experiences aimed at healing and growth. Here's what you can expect from each session:

  • Grounding and Mindfulness Techniques

  • Building Trust and Connection

  • Emotional Awareness and Regulation

  • Boundaries and Assertiveness

  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

  • Self-Reflection and Processing

  • Goal Setting and Achievement

  • Peer Support and Sharing

  • Closure and Integration

  • Continued Practice Outside of the Arena

Our one-hour weekly sessions are carefully structured to provide a holistic and empowering experience as you embark on your journey towards healing and resilience in the aftermath of PTSD. Join us as we explore the transformative power of equine-assisted learning together.

Find Peace Within. You Are Stronger Than You Know.

Disclaimer* Our program is designed to work in harmony with traditional therapy approaches, providing a holistic and comprehensive approach to healing and recovery from PTSD.  We encourage participants to utilize our program as a part or their larger support network and to continue to work with qualified therapists to address their needs and goals. 

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