Sentinel observes Veterans Day with support from the Wound Warrior Project
The Sentinel The equine products brand will celebrate Veterans Day in partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to provide support to those benefiting from equine therapy.
Sentinel, manufactured by Kent Nutrition Group under the regional Kent and Blue Seal brands, has made an initial investment of $ 100,000 to help expand WWP’s efforts with therapeutic equine riding, according to a press release.
Riding sessions can help warriors overcome the physical and emotional wounds of war and equip them to achieve their highest ambition, the statement said.
âWounded Warrior Project strives to meet warriors and their families where they are on the road to recovery, including through equine therapy,â said Brea Kratzert Todd, vice president of resource development for Wounded Warrior Project. âThe support of Kent Nutrition Group will enable them to take on their next mission in life.
The Sentinel brand financial investment will connect more warriors to equine therapy sessions at more equestrian centers across the country. In addition, Sentinel equine products will be provided as in-kind donations to therapeutic equestrian centers, the statement said.
âWe are proud to be alongside the Wounded Warrior Project in providing life-changing programs and services, such as equine therapy, to injured US Veterans and their families,â said Mike Gauss, President of Kent Nutrition. Group. âSentinel is known as the Guardian of Equine Health, so it was only natural to support our nation’s bravest Guardians with equine services provided by certified centers across the country. ”
Equine Therapy teaches WWP participants about grooming, communication, training and horseback riding. Horseback riding and socializing with program participants helps the Warriors establish a strong sense of camaraderie, the statement said.
In 2021, WWP sent more than 350 referrals of warriors and their families, resulting in more than 1,500 therapy sessions. The Sentinel brand plans to support additional riding workshops and events with the WWP in 2022.
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About Kent Nutrition Group
Kent Nutrition Group provides the highest quality animal nutrition based on a long tradition of progressive innovation and dedication to owners of livestock, equines and pets. The company is a division of Kent Corporation, an American family business founded in 1927.
About the Wounded Warrior Project
Since 2003, the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) has served the growing needs of warriors, their families and caregivers, helping them achieve their highest ambition. For more information visit here.
About Kent Corporation
Kent Corporation is a diversified privately held company with operating subsidiaries involved in the wet milling of corn, production of animal feed, and the manufacture of high quality food, beverage, pharmaceutical and pet products.