20 Mar '17, 3pm

Veteran Helps Others Find Peace Through Horses

Life can be full of stress that is unavoidable. Anything from the irritation of dealing with road-raging drivers to the anxiety of coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, it can be a lot to handle. Retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Sam Rhodes was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after serving 30-straight months in Iraq starting in 2003. Upon returning home, he discovered that horses helped him regroup. Now, he runs a nonprofit organization, the Warrior Outreach Ranch, which helps veterans and their families reconnect and relax by learning to deal with horses. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Michelle Lunato Find peace with a horse Retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Sam Rhodes was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after serving 30-straight months in Iraq starting in 2003. Upon returning home, he discovered that horses helped him regroup. Now, he runs a nonpr...

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