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  1. Yes U Can Therapeutic Riding

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  2. All Star Equestrian Foundation, Inc.

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    All Star Equestrian Foundation, Inc. opened its doors on January 1, 1999 on the Mansfield/Burleson border of FM 2738. The center was created to provide therapeutic horseback riding for the physically, mentally and emotionally challenged of all ages. In our wildest dreams, we never imagined the...

  3. The Role of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Communication Skills of Children with Autism

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Friedrich

    Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulties with social communication and prosocial behaviors. Due to a lack of social communication and social interaction skills among children with ASD, special education teachers are tasked with providing meaningful social...

  4. An Occupational Therapist's Manual for Animal Assisted Therapy with Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents

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    | Contributor(s):: Ann Marie Bilek, Hannah Osborne

    According to the comprehensive literature review, animals are currently being used as an effective tool during therapy and have been reported to promote improvement with communication, behaviors, quality of life, and self esteem of different treatment populations. Since emotionally disturbed...

  5. RideAbility Therapeutic Riding Center

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    RideAbility is a Therapeutic Riding Program, Equine Facilitated Activity Program, approved 501 (c) (3).  RideAbility’s mission is to offer a wide range of horse-related programs to children, adults, and families with special needs to promote physical, psychological, emotional,...

  6. Equi-Librium, Inc.

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    Founded in 2001 and located on an 18+ acre farm in Nazareth, PA, Equi-librium provides individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as social/emotional needs, with accessible and affordable therapy by utilizing horses as therapy tools. Equine Assisted Activity & Therapy...

  7. The Equine Approach

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    The Equine Approach originally began in 1995, when two friends came together in a therapeutic riding program and saw a need for personal growth services beyond what was offered there. We enjoyed quite a few years of successful programming with both individuals and groups such as Pikes Peak...

  8. Hoofbeats Academy

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    Hoofbeats Academy's mission is to enhance quality of life for children and adults with disability by providing exceptional adaptive horsemanship and therapeutic riding services.

  9. Sierra Therapeutic Equestrian Program

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    The Sierra Therapeutic Equestrian Program, Inc. (STEP, Inc.) is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals in our local community who are dealing with physical, mental, emotional or educational special needs. By providing therapeutic riding services to those with both special...

  10. Umfrage : Einsatz von Tieren auf Palliativstationen und in stationären Hospizen in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz und : Prospektive klinische Studie zur Überprüfung der Wirksamkeit Tiergestützter Therapie (TGT) zur Verbesserung der Befindlic

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    | Contributor(s):: Cora Tews

  11. Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii

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  12. Stride Ahead Inc.

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    The mission of Stride Ahead is to empower people in need in DeKalb County to achieve their highest potential. We use horses in proven methods that provide transformative experiences in personal, social, educational, and physical development. Stride Ahead professionals are trained and certified...

  13. Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.)

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    Under the supervision of marriage and family therapist,  N.E.A.T. offers social, emotional, behavioral and mental health interventions for children as young as four, teens, adults, and seniors, as well as work with small groups, couples, siblings, and families. Clients come to us from a...

  14. The Magic Horse Therapeutic Riding Center

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    The Magic Horse Therapeutic Riding Center exists to make a life-enhancing difference for disabled people and their families through the magic and power of the horse. Our program empowers riders with a sense of independence and acceptance through the use of Equine Assisted Activities (EAA). We...

  15. Therapeutic Horsemanship Equestrian Center, Inc. (T.H.E. Center, Inc.)

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    Therapeutic Horsemanship Equestrian Center, Inc. (T.H.E. Center, Inc.)  stands dedicated to improving the cognitive, physical and psychological abilities of individuals with disabilities and special needs through our nurturing therapeutic horsemanship program. T.H.E. Center, Inc. was...

  16. Banbury Cross Therapeutic Equestrian Center

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    Banbury Cross was founded in 1991 by Ralph and Carol Curtis. The program has since changed locations and leadership, however the work continues to be done on a daily basis and the program continues to grow and reach new riders each session. The center is located in Oxford/Metamora,...

  17. Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation, Inc.

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    Windrush Farm provides therapeutic horseback riding for children, teenagers and adults with special needs. Founded in 1964, Windrush Farm is one of the oldest therapeutic riding centers in the United States. Windrush offers riding classes and equine-assisted activities.  These activities...

  18. Horses Spirits Healing, Inc.

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    Horses Spirits Healing, Inc. (HSHI) is a nonprofit organization funded by the generosity of local individual and corporate donors to help disabled veterans find the ability to heal through equine therapy. With the backing of veteran-honoring donors, equine therapists partner with military...

  19. Faith Therapeutic Riding Service

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    Faith Therapeutic Riding Service, or (FtR), was created to provide people with disabilities with professionally supervised riding sessions; creating opportunity for all people, at all levels of ability, to benefit from the positive impact of equine assisted activities. We are a 501 (c) (3)...

  20. A Reference Tool for Occupational Therapists to Utilize when Planning Occupation-Based Interventions Using Animal-Assisted Therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer L. Hamre, Kathryn E. Nagorka

    The purpose of this scholarly project was to develop a reference tool for occupational therapists to implement an animal-assisted therapy (AAT) program utilizing small animals in preparatory, purposeful, and occupation-based interventions. A thorough literature review was completed using...