“After my departure from the U.S. Navy, I wrestled with internal struggles, feeling expendable and inadequate. I was haunted by dreams of being deployed overseas again and was a prisoner of rage and unending bitterness. Finally, I reached out to the Runnin’ Free Ranch in Ennis, TX, for help.

At first, I scoffed at the concept of a “horsey” helping me cope with my inner struggles. I am truly happy and blessed to say that I was 100% wrong!

This beautiful horse, Sevin, captivated by heart from the first day. Our therapy sessions have comprised of laughter, tears, frustration, and release of tension that I’ve never experienced before. When I look into Sevin’s eyes during our sessions, I do just not see a horse that was rescued from a kill pen. I see a creation of God that was also given the same assurance that HE was not expendable, either. I see an archangel Michael specifically placed in my life to help me resist the Evil One when he places those voices of deception in my heart and in my mind.

Sevin and I will share a precious friendship throughout the years, and he will continue to bless so many lives in our community! I believe Sevin’s second chance at life helped save my life as well.” —Brian L.

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