New center could offer equine therapy to disabled veterans
From Orlando Sentinel
August 31, 2011
By Jeannette Rivera-Lyles
UCF medical school, Osceola County may partner on project
An emerging partnership between UCF’s College of Medicine and Osceola County could result in an unusual center that useshorses to help disabled veterans from across the country.
UCF wants to establish an equestrian center to help rehabilitate soldiers through therapeutic horse riding, also known as equine therapy. The program would draw patients from the Veterans Affairs hospital under construction at the Medical City at Lake Nona, which is also home to the college.
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