09.09.16

Daines Announces Funding for Veteran Horse Therapy Program in Billings

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – United States Senator Steve Daines today announced that Horses Spirits Healing, Inc., based in Billings, received funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help assist veterans and improve the ability of returning service members to integrate back into their communities.

The funding is part of the VA Adaptive Sports Program for Disabled Veterans and Disabled Members of the Armed Forces. Daines wrote a letter of support for the grant which is available to read here.  The funds will cover 700 session hours for veterans. 

“When the men and women return from their service to their communities they deserve the best possible care, and this program is a great option for veterans who may benefit from alternative forms of treatment,” Daines stated.   

In May, Daines toured the Montana VA’s Equine Therapy Center in Helena to support the work they do to help veterans across Montana.

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