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Jake LaRue : Horse Sense of the Carolinas interview
Jake LaRue is a Certified Peer Support Specialist and an equine specialist. He is a Marine Corps Veteran who served with a Tactical Air Control Party during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Jake grew up in Dania Beach, Florida and traveled extensively both during and after his active duty enlistment, ending up in Asheville, North Carolina. He became interested in equine therapy after meeting Horse Sense president, Shannon Knapp at a meditation retreat in 2013. Equine therapy was so impactful on his life that he chose to pursue it as a career. Jake has been trained in Trauma-Focused Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning. He facilitates a weekly “Fall in Friday” group for veterans and their caregivers and serves as an equine specialist as a member of individual treatment teams. Jake’s own journey of recovery and self-discovery provides a unique perspective to the Horse Sense herd.
NC Serves radio April 4, 2019 De-Escalation Techniques For Veterans In Crisis.
.Premier show Jan. 2019 Kevin Rumley of the Veteran’s Treatment Court.
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