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  1. Stable Place

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Stable Place, Inc., a non-profit organization, is dedicated to enriching and changing the lives of our clients by connecting them with the unique spirit and powerful, honest presence of horses.  Stable Place is not just a location, an organization or a clinical practice. It is a belief...

  2. Rainbow Riders Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Rainbow Riders is a not-for-profit, therapeutic horseback riding program for individuals with special needs.  We are located in a peaceful setting on Bowman Meadow Farm, just outside the city limits of Monmouth, Illinois.  Rainbow Riders was founded in 2005. The mission of...

  3. Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship Inc.’s mission is to empower individuals with a broad range of special needs by providing the highest quality equine-assisted activities and therapies in an inclusive and welcoming environment.   

  4. Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End (CTREE)

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End (CTREE), is a not-for-profit (501c3) organization located on the eastern end of Long Island, New York and is a premier accredited member center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.).  CTREE...

  5. Why care about the mental health of therapy dogs | Everett Lowenstein | TEDxChallengeEarlyCollegeHS

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Everett loves dogs - particularly his own dog who also works as a therapy dog.  In their therapy work together, Everett became concerned about the emotional well-being of his dog due to the stress of it.  In this talk, Everett not only shares findings about the stress levels of dogs -...

  6. Access Equestrian

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    In 2010 our founder, Denise Avolio, began Access Equestrian with a lifetime of horsemanship and adaptive riding experience and a desire to provide individualized programming in a beautiful location.  In 2013, we received our 501.c.3 not-for-profit status and today run program from our...

  7. Special Strides

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Special Strides is a non-profit organization devoted to improving the lives of individuals with special needs. With a unique combination of therapy, horses, and the natural environment, individuals achieve goals appropriate for therapy, recreation, and education. Special Strides provides...

  8. Sosiaalipedagogisen hevostoiminnan tunnettavuus ja käyttö sosiaalisen kuntoutuksen keinona Jyväskylässä

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Hippolis- hevosalan osaamiskeskus ry:n päätehtävänä on toimia valtakunnallisena hevosalan yhteistyöorganisaationa. Hippolis osallistuu erilaisiin hevosalan yhteis-työprojekteihin, joiden aiheita ovat mm. hevosten käyttö hyvinvointipalveluissa ja...

  9. One Heart Equestrian Therapy, Inc.

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    One Heart Equestrian Therapy offers therapy to individuals demonstrating physical, cognitive, mental, or emotional limitations and special needs. One Heart welcomes all people with disabilities beginning at age two. We work with children and adults who have been born with disorders or...

  10. Specialized Equine Services and Therapeutic Riding

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Our mission as Specialized Equine Services is to provide exceptional therapeutic services, through trained accredited and dedicated professionals and volunteers, improving the quality of life for those in Southern Illinois.

  11. Riding High Farm

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Riding High Farm incorporated as Handicapped High Riders Club, Inc., is a 10.5 acre farm, indoor riding facility and stable. This facility was organized in 1979 as a not-for-profit 501c(3) corporation, dedicated to providing special needs riders with recreational and therapeutic...

  12. Pony Power Therapies

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Pony Power Therapies is a non-profit organization that uses horses and an accessible farm to enhance the physical, social and emotional well-being of children and adults who need extra support.

  13. Mane Stream

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    The Mane Stream mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with physical, developmental, emotional and medical challenges through a diverse program of equine assisted activities, therapy services and educational initiatives.

  14. Samantha Rocha Dyer (SRD) Foundation Straightening Reins

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Samantha Rocha Dyer (SRD) Foundation Straightening Reins is a 501(c)(3) public nonprofit established in 2011 specializing in equine-assisted and interactive therapies designed to improve adolescent and teen mental health and well-being. SRD provides behavioral, educational, and community...

  15. SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program is unique because we implement different practices of Equine Assisted Activities, to promote inclusion and urban horsemanship, for the healing and improvement of life skills. It is widely recognized that the interaction, between humans and horses, offers a...

  16. Seaside 4 Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Seaside 4 Therapeutic Riding is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to helping children and adults with disabilities become more active participants in life. S4TR is an all-volunteer organization. All of our proceeds are dedicated to the upkeep of our horses and equipment.

  17. Reins of Hope

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  18. Effects of Assisted Animal Therapy on the Development of Socio-emotional Abilities of Children with Autism

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    We focused in this research on the effects of animal-assisted therapy on improving the socio-emotional skills development of children with autism. To achieve the research were used: case study (main method), interview-based survey, document analysis, and observation method. The tools used are...

  19. Purple Pony Therapeutic Horsemanship

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Purple Pony is a therapeutic horsemanship program located near Rochester, NY. We provide equine opportunities to persons with disabilities and diverse needs. Purple Pony is affiliated with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Int'l). Lessons are...

  20. Pegasus

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    In the fall of 1974, a small group of equestrian women began exploring the effectiveness of therapeutic riding, which had a long and successful history in Europe. They decided to establish a similar program to serve people with special needs in Fairfield County. In September 1975, the first...