News Releases

Announcement – The last donation of 2014 is a very special one from The Butterfly Circle of Friends!

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January 4th, 2015

Announcement – The last donation of 2014 is a very special one from The Butterfly Circle of Friends!                 On Sunday, December 28th, 2014 “CC” (Christianna Capra, SRoL cofounder) received a personal visit at the farm from Ida and Pedro Gonzalez. The Butterfly Circle of Friends is a […]

EAGALA Military Services Provider Certificate Awarded to SRoL

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January 4th, 2015

Spring Reins of Life 501c3 has earned and been awarded the EAGALA Military Services Provider Certificate. The first and currently ONLY program in New Jersey to earn this award.  EAGALA has presented for the DOD, The Pentagon and several VA centers. It was relayed that EAP needed to have evidence based research to prove that […]

Spring Reins of Life Honored as Top Nonprofit (NJ 2014)

Posted in News Releases, SROL in the Media

November 17th, 2014

NJ.com/Hunterdon Democrat – November 15, 2014 Spring Reins of Life 501c3 Featured in NJ.com on November 15, 2014 (Link to Article – NJ.com / Hunterdon Democrat) Thank you to all who took the time to give us a review on Greatnonprofits.org website. We are seeking to increase the number of reviews we have. The more […]

Equine Therapy Reins in Veterans Fears (Express Times, 1/2/14)

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January 13th, 2014

New Article on Spring Reins of LIFE’s programming with PTSD veterans. Article appeared on the front page of Express Times (Warren County) on January 2, 2014, by Amy Herzog. Equine Therapy Reins in Veterans Fears, Express Times, January 2014, Amy Herzog. One Correction to story in Link above: At Spring Reins of LIFE we are […]

Spring Reins of LIFE has Moved!

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June 4th, 2013

As of June 1st, 2013 – our location and our herd has moved from Pittstown (at High Pointe Equine Center since October 2010) to Broadway, NJ.  We are now operating out of CanalSide Farm in Broadway (Washington Township) just inside of Warren County.   The farm in Pittstown was foreclosed upon midway through our first […]

Straw’s Induction into NJVMA Hall of Fame 2013!

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March 1st, 2013

Spring Reins of Life (SROL) is very proud to share this news about one of our cherished 4 legged colleagues!  Straw is a mare that works with us to provide EAP and EAL services to At Risk Youth, PTSD Veterans, and Bereaved Children.  Many of you may know her from our funding efforts to keep […]

Straw Fund Completed (Thank you!)

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January 24th, 2013

The Straw Fund – IS COMPLETED!   NJ Horse with a Broken Body Has a Knack For Healing Human Hearts Animals – Pittstown, New Jersey, United States Update Note: January 22, 2013 –The STRAW FUND is Completed! Spring Reins of Life wishes to send a heart felt THANK YOU to Viggo Mortensen, Jewel, and Betty […]

REAL WARRIORS and Spring Reins of Life

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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 […]

EAGALA Press Release on EAP for Trauma and PTSD

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February 14th, 2012

FROM: Equine Assisted Growth and Learning  Association (EAGALA) CONTACT: Hayley Sumner, EAGALA Certified, Corporate Communications, hayley@eagala.org, 310-488-9777 ________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAGALA MILITARY SERVICES LAUNCHES HELPING VETERANS, ACTIVE MILITARY, THEIR FAMILIES, AND FAMILIES OF THE FALLEN COMBAT PTSD, TRAUMA, AND BEHAVIORAL CHALLENGES THROUGH EQUINE ASSISTED THERAPY MOVE STREAMLINES INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS UNDER ONE UMBRELLA SETTING NATIONAL […]

Renowned Artist Michael Colavito offers images to commemorate and honor September 11, 2001.

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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)

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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

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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.