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Gentling Wild Mustangs
VFW
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2017

5th Annual Bikers for BraveHearts Mustang Run:

Steel Ponies Meet Real Ponies
Thunder Press
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2016 

Area Therapeutic Riding & Education Center Receives Upgrades (Home Depot)
WIFR
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2016

 

Wild Mustangs Mirror the Inner Turmoil of the Veteran's Soul
Tricia lee-Carzoli
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2016 

Wild, Wild Horses
Quintessential Barrington
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2016 


Works With Fellow Marines To Bring Healing Through Horsemanship
Tricia Lee-Carzoli
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September 2016

BraveHearts to Participate in Cheyenne Frontier Days
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July 2016 

Team Wyoming- The Rodeo Hand
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'I came back, I hated myself." How mustangs are helping vets heal
Chicago Tribune
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May 2016 

A Letter of Thanks
Cutting Horse Chatter
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February 2016 

Hill-McQueeney Named PATH Intl. James Brady Professional Achievement Award
American Horse Publications
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December 2015 


Record Number of Equestrian Athletes Compete at 2015 Fall Games
Special Olympics
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November 2015

Vietnam Veteran Bill VanDusen battles PTSD using Equine Therapy
RRStar 
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November 2015 

Special Olympics Fall Games Hosted by Northern Illinois
WREX
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October 2015 

700 Athletes to Participate Illinois Special Olympics in Rockford Area
WREX
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October 2015 

Local 130 and Chicago Plumbing Council Support BraveHearts
The Heart of the UA
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Fall 2015 

Horse therapy center in Poplar Grove can give hope, build skills
RRStar
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September 2015

Wounded veterans discover horses' therapeutic effects in Barrington Hills
Daily Herald
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September 2015

WREX: Special Olympics World Games Equestrian Segment
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August 2015

Barrington's Jake McManus to represent Illinois at Special Olympics World Summer Games
Chicago Tribune
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July 2015 


Illinois Teamsters to Ride in BraveHearts Bike Run for Charity
Teamsters
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July 2015 

Area Equestrian to Compete in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games
WREX
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July 2015 

Lake Barrington teen with autism finds peace, success with horses
Daily Herald
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June 2015

Barrington Equestrian to Compete in 2015 Special Olympics World Games
365 Barrington.com
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May 2015  

Operation Mustang Tedx NIU
Meggan Hill-McQueeney
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April 2015 

Horses Help Veterans Overcome Obstacles
FOX News
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May 2015 


BraveHearts: Connecting Humans with Horses
WCIU
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March 2015 

Easing the Trauma of War
Rocket Miner Newspaper by Matt Naber
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March 2015
 

Horses Helping Veterans
VFW Magazine by Tricia Lee Carzoli
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March 2015 

Paddy McKevitt: Cowboy for a Cause
Quintessential Barrington
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January/February 2015 edition

Barrington Horse Country
Quintessential Barrington
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January /February 2015 edition

Equine-Assisted Therapy Part of Veterans' PTSD recovery
at Lovell  Federal Healthcare Center
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January 2015 

"Horses for Heroes" Program Helps Wounded Veterans
Farm Show Vol. 34, No. 6
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2014 

BraveHearts Horses Saving People
WGN-TV
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December 2014 

Cutting it up in Oklahoma
Cutting Horse Chatter
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November 2014 

Drill Team Allow Vets to Heal
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November 2014 

Riding High- Special Olympics 2014
Spotlight on Seguin
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October 2014 

Barbra Schulte: Cutter, Trainer, Author
Helping Veteran Riders Heal Through Cutting Horses
Cutting Horse Chatter 
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October 2014 

Horse Whisper Monty Roberts Featuring Mighty the Mustang
WCIU
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August 2014 

WREX Segment 3
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July 2014

WREX Segment 2
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July 2014

WREX Segment 1
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July 2014 


Marine Veteran Passes PATH Intl. Therapeutic Riding Instructor Test
World Dressage News 
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May 30, 2014 


Marine Veteran Passes PATH
Intl. Therapeutic Riding Instructor Certification
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May 2014

Daily Herald
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May 2014

Quintessential Barrington
Heroes, Horses, And Newfound Hope
July/August 2013 


Illinois Occupational Therapy Association
The Communique
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December 2012

Daily Herald
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September 2012

Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Patch
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August 2012

WGN Around Town
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August 2012

Illinois State Bar Association
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August 2012

Daily Herald
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August 2012

Suburban Life
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August 2012

Hinsdale Living Magazine
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July 2012

The Doings LaGrange
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July 2012

Harvard Mainline
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July 2012

PATH Intl. Strides Magazine
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Spring 2012

Steve Dale’s Pet World
July 31, 2010

Suburban Life
July 14, 2010


VAnguard - US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
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March/April 2010

Walworth County Today
Heroes on Horseback drill team
September 10, 2009

ABC Channel 7 Sunday Morning News
Karen Meyer's Disability Report
September 28, 2008

WGN News at Noon
September 25, 2008

American Legion Magazine
June 2008

The Beacon News
March 21, 2008

EquestrianMag
NARHA / Horses for Heroes Article
June 29, 2007

Chicago Tribune
April 18, 2007
July 3, 2007

Illinois Agrinews
May 25, 2007

WYCC, PBS Channel 20
Northwestern University/Medill Report
June 17, 2007
August 2008

Libertyville Sentinel
November 2007

Northwest Herald
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November 2006

 

Our Partners

 American Airlines     •    American Hippotherapy Association    •     Aurora Vet Center    •        Becca’s Legacy    •     Canine Companions        Capt. James Lovell VA Hospital    •    Department of Children and Family Services         Division of Specialized Care for Children     •    DuPage County Vet Center  •  Easter Seals    •     Experience Works    •    Families of the Fallen    •   Fort Sheridan First Calvary      Goldie B. Floberg Center    
                  The Gracie Center   Hines VA      Illinois Joining Forces      •  Illinois National Guard     •      Jesse Brown VA Hospital    •    Lake-McHenry County Veterans' Initiative     •    Madison VA Outpatient Clinic             McHenry County Adult Program    •   McHenry County College    •    McHenry County Veterans Assistance Commission   •     Midwest Center for the Blind  Milwaukee VA Hospital     •   The Mission Continues                  Mustang Heritage Foundation     •    National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification   •       North Boone School District      •     Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association     •    Oak Park Vet Center  
 Operation Support Our Troops     •   OSCAR Mikes • Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Intl.      •    PATH Intl. Equine Services for Heroes  Provider Connections     •   PEAK Construction   •    Pioneer Center     Presence Saint Anne            Provider Connections     •    Regional Access and Mobilization Project    •       Regional Alternative School, Winnebago County     •    Rockford Career College    •     Rockford Passages Hospice          Rockford VA Outpatient Clinic   •    Rock Valley College     Salute, Inc.    Saint Coletta's of Illinois          Seguin Services, Inc.    •     Senior Community Services Employment Program                                                    Special Education District of McHenry County       •   Special Olympics of Illinois         Starlight Foundation       The Heart of a Marine Foundation    •    William Shatner's Hollywood Charity Horse Show                        Wounded Warriors