08 Jul '18, 8pm

Veterans embrace the healing power of horses

Veterans embrace the healing power of horses

STONINGTON, Conn. (Tribune News Service) — Stories of their military lives slipped out amid talk of curry combs, halters and hoof picks as veterans learned their way around a herd of empathetic horses on spring Saturday afternoons at the Horses Healing Humans farm off Route 184. Doug Capazzi of Groton, Army veteran and military outreach director for Veterans Equine Therapeutic Services , perched on the rail of the outdoor ring one afternoon to watch for signs of distress among the participants. He confided to another veteran that when he was stationed at the Anaconda support base in Iraq, the place was nicknamed "Mortar-itaville" because it was getting shot with mortars and rockets daily. Navy veteran Victoria Forrer of East Lyme, throwing all of her 96 pounds into lifting up and cleaning the hooves of a paint (spotted) horse named Shamu one Saturday, talked about her work...

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