"We know it works. There is plenty of research that shows it does. We don't know what elements or at what dosage it works. A fair amount of research is focusing on that now."
-- Del Camp, vice president of operations at Ozark Center
Mary Wanless, author of Ride with Your Mind: An Illustrated Masterclass in Right Brain Riding, has documented much of horseback riding's positive effects on the brain. The rest of us just know what these guys say, that for some reason, when you get on a horse, you feel and function better. Click on the sfgate.com link above for the full story about how two military veterans turned their misfortune into opportunity with the help of horses.