Under the Rainbow Ranch

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Information about Under the Rainbow Ranch

Published on February 19, 2014

Author: LaJMC

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We would like to thank you for checking us out. We are starting from ground zero on this endeavor. This program that we are starting is unique in content. Though, there are many programs that serve our Veterans it has come to our attention that there are not many programs that help our children who have been abused. The Veterans will help these children who have lost all faith in adults and learn to trust them once again. This is where it helps our Veterans as well. Many Veterans come back from serving our country only to find out that what they once knew is no longer there. They lose their sense of self and many times their families. This is an unfortunate truth for our Veterans. The Veterans will 'adopt' these children as if they were their own. This is the benefit of our program. All who are involved gain something in the end. We have always been passionate about children and our military forces who have served our country. We feel it is now our time to give back to our community and hopefully help the ones who feel lost and alone. This all can be done with your contributions. Please do not forget to share this page with your friends. Also, please stop by Under the Rainbow's fan page and give it a like so that you may follow our progress of making all this a reality. Again, thank you for your support and I hope to be able to invite you to see what your contributions have done very soon.
Our Humble Regards,
Under the Rainbow Ranch

Under The Rainbow Ranch Every lost, wandering soul deserves a safe place to call home. Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free; The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, Tempest-tossed to me I lift my lamp beside the golden door! https://soundcloud.com/undertherainbowranch/sets/utrr/s-rXifD

OUR Dream Property

Our Objective To give purpose as well as hope to all Veterans and to children affected by abuse. To provide a positive environment to children of broken and abusive homes by using horses as a source of therapy. We will integrate the veterans with the children pairing them up to provide a natural bond among the individuals as they work side by side all the while helping each other overcome traumatic events. This will provide a source of income to the veteran while showing the children that not every adult is untrustworthy. 

Our Goals Overtime - - - Non-profit organization Big Brother/Sister program using only Veterans or dependents of Veterans. After school programs using the Veterans as mentors. Summer camp programs. Counseling programs for Veterans and children. Outreach programs that assist with relearning/learning life skills. Assisting with finding the children and Veterans homes as needed. Finding jobs sources and employment for all Create scholarships for children to further their education. Foster/adoption programs Use traditional equine and agriculture therapy in a new innovative way while uniting Veterans with abused children. Guardian ad litem programs.

Children need People who are not going to psychoanalyze them. A place that they can be themselves . To have an opportunity be around adults who have a positive impact on their lives.

Possible Funding    Grants  County, City, State, and Federal levels. Investors  Corporations, Local businesses, other organizations Donations  Churches, Law enforcement, any other entity that we could think  Banquets, concerts, special events, charity events

What is Child Abuse?  Child abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment or neglect of a child or children. Child abuse can occur in a child’s home, or in the organizations, schools or communities the child interacts with. There are four major categories of child abuse: neglect, physical abuse, psychological or emotional abuse, and sexual abuse.

The Horrifying Statistics Child Abuse Statistics Data Number of children annually who are abused 681,000 Number of children annually who received preventative services from Child Protective 3,300,000 Services Number of children that die every day as a result of child abuse 4 Percent of children who die from abuse that are under the age of 4 80 % Percent of abused children that will later abuse their own children 30 % Percent of men in prison that were abused as children 14 % Percent of women in prison that were abused as children 36 % Annual cost of child abuse and neglect in the United States $124,000,000,000 Percent of child abuse perpetrators that are female 53.6 % Percent of homeless youth that ran away to escape abuse 46 % Abused children are 25 % more likely to experience teen pregnancy 25 % more likely

All gave some, Some gave ALL.

What is post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD?  PTSD is a real illness. You can get PTSD after living through or seeing a dangerous event, such as war, a hurricane, or bad accident. PTSD makes you feel stressed and afraid after the danger is over. It affects your life and the people around you.  If you have PTSD, you can get treatment and feel better.

Who gets PTSD?  PTSD can happen to anyone at any age. Children get PTSD too.  You don't have to be physically hurt to get PTSD. You can get it after you see other people, such as a friend or family member, get hurt.

Equine Therapy  What is equine therapy?  Equine Therapy is a therapy that uses the horse as a therapeutic tool and is divided into two areas:  Hypotherapy  Therapeutic riding

Equine Therapy  Equine Therapy covers the integration of four different professional fields. • Medicine: plays an important role in hypotherapy because sitting on horseback is used as a physical therapy for patients with neurological dysfunction that have neuromotor, traumatic or degenerative origins. • Psychology y Education: are directly affected by therapeutic riding and when combined with psychotherapy therapeutic riding treat psychomotor, sensomotor and sociomotor dysfunctions. • Sport: riding as a sport gives people with certain physical and functional disabilities the opportunity to fully integrate into a sporting life.

Hypotherapy Works with people who have neuromotor disorders with neurological, traumatic, degenerative or genetic origins.  Within hypotherapy we use two methods: Passive and Active therapy. • Passive therapy: the patient passively adjusts to the movement of the horse without any action on their part, drawing heat body, the rhythmic impulses and the shape of the three-dimensional horse. It uses the "back riding" technique where the therapist sits behind the patient to support and align during the ride. • Active therapy: adds to the passive adaptation neuromuscular exercises to stimulate greater standardization of muscle tone, balance, coordination and psychomotor symmetry and body exercises neurosensory stimulation to increase neuronal synapses and brain plasticity. 

What is EAP?  Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) incorporates horses experientially for emotional growth and learning. It is a collaborative effort between a licensed therapist and a horse professional working with the clients and horses to address treatment goals. Because of its intensity and effectiveness, it is considered a short-term, or "brief" approach.  EAP is experiential in nature. This means that participants learn about themselves and others by participating in activities with the horses, and then processing (or discussing) feelings, behaviors, and patterns. This approach has been compared to the ropes courses used by therapists, treatment facilities, and human development courses around the world. But EAP has the added advantage of utilizing horses, dynamic and powerful living beings.  EAP is a powerful and effective therapeutic approach that has an incredible impact on individuals, youth, families, and groups. EAP addresses a variety of mental health and human development needs including behavioral issues, attention deficit disorder, PTSD, substance abuse, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, relationship problems and communication needs.

What is EAL?  Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) is similar to EAP but where the focus is on learning or educational goals. EAL still involves the team of mental health professional and horse professional working with the clients and horses. The focus however is on education and learning specific skills as defined by the individual or group, such as improved product sales for a company, leadership skills for a school group, or resiliency training for our military warriors.

Thank you for your time… Under the Rainbow Ranch

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