Inmates and officials at Bolduc Correctional Facility say a program that allows prisoners to take care of abandoned horses at a nearby farm works wonders for man and animal alike. The animal therapy program is a joint venture between the prisons department and the state Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Bolduc director Benjamin Beal told WABI-TV that the program teaches responsibility to men who have never had responsibility, and changes their attitude about life and about work. Four inmates are currently participating in the program. (AP)
Maine inmates help care for abandoned horses
| Associated Press November 17, 2012
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