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Viva Pentelicus is a racing warhorse who began working with combat vets this week.

A TRF warhorse to help combat vets with PTSD

A warhorse who ran 96 times before retiring to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in 2005 will lead the charge this week in a pilot program to help combat veterans drive back their post-war demons. Viva Pentelicus, a 15-hand gelding who earned $347,000 in a nine-year racing career, is set to play an integral role in a California therapy program launched this week to help veterans grappling with post traumatic stress disorder. The petite bay Thoroughbred, who exudes class and confidence, was introduced to California lawmakers yesterday during a ceremony to mark the launch of pilot program, Stable Survivors, at the […]