With American fighting two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan there are a lot of veterans coming home with visible and invisible scars. Many of these vets are women.
In the hills of west Texas, a retreat gives soldiers a chance to relax and heal. They come to peaceful setting of the wild cattle ranch to learn skills like horseback riding.
Jonee McNabb, who spent a year in Iraq, is taking advantage of the ranch.
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“This is my first time. I was scared, but I let me overcome my fears, being able to bond with a horse, learning to saddle the horse and groom the horse.”
Although the ranch has opened its doors to veterans for the past four years, this is the first time they have done it exclusively for women.
The women warriors go through activities like canoeing and skeet shooting to help rebuild their self-esteem. The wounded warrior project, called Project Odyssey, has helped hundreds of male and female warriors.