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  1. Infinity Equine Therapy, Inc. (I.E.T.)

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    The mission of Infinity Equine Therapy, Inc. is to provide the benefits of the horse and human bond while promoting a positive environment for individuals to participate in an array of stimulating and challenging activities. I.E.T.’s professional approach addresses its clients’...

  2. Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center (BITS ETC)

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    Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit  association located in central New Hampshire.  BITS ETC is dedicated to  providing quality time with a horse for people from 2 to 92.  ​Certified instructors and therapists provide safe and effective...

  3. Eläinten vaikutus nuorten psyykkiseen hyvinvointiin lastensuojeluyksikkö VillaNutussa : Kokemuksia nuorten kertomana

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    | Contributor(s):: Sarianne Järvenpää, Tanja Poropudas

    Ihminen ja eläin ovat eläneet rinnakkain kautta historian. Kuitenkin vasta hiljattain ihmisen ja eläimen vuorovaikutusta on alettu tutkia tieteellisesti osana ihmisen terveyttä ja hyvinvointia. Tutkijoiden yhteinen kiinnostus nuorten hyvinvoinnista sekä...

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

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    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. Evaluating the Strange Situation Procedure (SSP) to Assess the Bond between Dogs and Humans

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    | Contributor(s):: Therese Rehn, Ragen T. S. McGowan, Linda J. Keeling

    The Strange Situation Procedure (SSP) is increasingly being used to study attachment between dogs and humans. It has been developed from the Ainsworth Strange Situation Procedure, which is used extensively to investigate attachment between children and their parents. In this experiment, 12...

  6. One Heart Equestrian Therapy, Inc.

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    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...

  7. Specialized Equine Services and Therapeutic Riding

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    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.

  8. Mane Stream

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    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.

  9. Dog attachment and perceived social support in overweight/obese and healthy weight children

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    | Contributor(s):: Deborah E. Linder, Jennifer M. Sacheck, Farzad Noubary, Miriam E. Nelson, Lisa M. Freeman

    The development of effective and sustainable interventions to treat childhood obesity remains both a priority and a challenge. Previous studies support that dogs provide social support in overweight adults in obesity interventions, but the child-dog relationship is not as well understood. The...

  10. Seaside 4 Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    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.

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

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    | Contributor(s):: A.-N. Grigore, M. Bazgan

    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...

  12. TiAnViCa Riding Academy

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    TiAnViCa Riding Academy is a PATH International Premier Accredited Center in which physically, mentally and emotionally challenged individuals receive equine assisted riding activities, hence our motto “Riding for Therapy”. We are a PATH International Premier Accredited Center in...

  13. The existence of parenting styles in the owner-dog relationship

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    | Contributor(s):: Ineke R. van Herwijnen, Joanne A. M. van der Borg, Marc Naguib, Bonne Beerda

    Parents interact with children following specific styles, known to influence child development. These styles represent variations in the dimensions of demandingness and responsiveness, resulting in authoritarian, authoritative, permissive or uninvolved parenting. Given the similarities in the...

  14. High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding and Driving Center Inc.

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    High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding & Driving Center 501 (c)(3), located on fifty acres in beautiful Columbia County, New York, offers riding, driving and other equine assisted activities to children, teens and adults with special needs. Our herd also offers opportunities for individuals...

  15. Spirit Ride

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    Spirit Ride is committed to providing private Therapeutic Riding sessions free of charge to all accepted clients. Through working with the client’s Therapy Team (Educators, Community Professionals and Parents/Guardians) we are able to create an ideal environment relating to the individual...

  16. Measuring the Effects of an Animal-Assisted Intervention for Pediatric Oncology Patients and Their Parents: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial [Formula: see text]

    | Contributor(s):: McCullough, A., Ruehrdanz, A., Jenkins, M. A., Gilmer, M. J., Olson, J., Pawar, A., Holley, L., Sierra-Rivera, S., Linder, D. E., Pichette, D., Grossman, N. J., Hellman, C., Guerin, N. A., O'Haire, M. E.

  17. Incorporating animal-assisted therapy in mental health treatments for adolescents: A systematic review of canine assisted psychotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Jones, M. G., Rice, S. M., Cotton, S. M.

  18. Impact of Hippotherapy on Gross Motor Function and Quality of Life in Children with Bilateral Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Open-Label Crossover Study

    | Contributor(s):: Deutz, U., Heussen, N., Weigt-Usinger, K., Leiz, S., Raabe, C., Polster, T., Daniela, S., Moll, C., Lucke, T., Krageloh-Mann, I., Hollmann, H., Hausler, M.

  19. Help-Seeking Among Abused Women With Pets: Evidence From a Canadian Sample

    | Contributor(s):: Barrett, B. J., Fitzgerald, A., Peirone, A., Stevenson, R., Cheung, C. H.

  20. Children report positive experiences of animal-assisted therapy in paediatric hospital care

    | Contributor(s):: Lindstrom Nilsson, M., Funkquist, E. L., Edner, A., Engvall, G.