News & Events
REAL WARRIORS and Spring Reins of Life
February 15th, 2012
The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) launched a public awareness initiative on May 21, 2009 to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members and veterans coping with invisible wounds. View the Real Warriors Campaign website at http://www.realwarriors.net/, and learn more about the campaign themed, “Real Warriors. Real Battles. Real […]
SROL and Veterans Day (Fort Dix)
November 14th, 2011
From MaryEllen Salamone and Christianna Capra Veteran’s Day 11/11/11 Yesterday, Christianna and I spent the day at Fort Dix in New Jersey. We were invited to be a part of a wellness conference for soldiers, their families and their caseworkers. We listened to story after story, and I left with a […]
Renowned Artist Michael Colavito offers images to commemorate and honor September 11, 2001.
September 22nd, 2011
New York, NY – September 9, 2011: Renowned Artist Michael Colavito is offering (#) of images for the first time to the public as a way to both commemorate and honor the events of September 11, 2001. On the tenth anniversary of 9/11 the following images will be released […]
EAGALA Military Services Press Release 9-7-11 / (SROL is an official EAGALA Model Program in NJ & NY)
September 7th, 2011
SROL is an official EAGALA Model Program in NJ & NY —Santaquin, Utah, September 7, 2011—In a move to streamline hundreds of equine assisted programs across the country and help veterans, active military, their families and families of the fallen gain access to much needed therapy, the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association has formed EAGALA Military Services, it was announced by Lynn Thomas, Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit. A Military Task Force will focus on five key areas: Research, Community Education, Government Relations, Member Training and Program Development. EAGALA Certified Mental Health and Equine professionals have been working with this population since 1999 treating emotional, mental and behavioral issues ranging from PTSD, TBI, depression and addiction to combat stress, reintegration, grief and family trauma. Please click the title above to read the rest of this News Release.
The Salamone Family 10 Years Post 9/11
August 11th, 2011
Spring Reins of Life – Horses, Humans & Healing was founded in 2011 by MaryEllen and Christianna Capra as the non profit extension to Spring Reins of Hope-Growth, providing Equine Assisted Services utilizing horses as “teachers” and “therapists” under the EAGALA Model (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association). The program provides EAL (equine assisted life-skills) and EAP (equine assisted psychotherapy) services on a wide variety of topics and issues from corporate training to depression and PTSD. Please click the title above to read the fill News Releases.