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  1. The Influence of Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy on the Establishment of the Therapeutic Alliance with Maltreated Children in Residential Care

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    Background: A large proportion of maltreated children carry their experiences as secrets into adulthood, leading to the continuation of the maltreatment, developmental trauma, and prevention of treatment. Many undiscovered maltreated children are referred to therapy due to behavioral and...

  2. Practice Patterns of Equine Assisted Psychotherapists

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    | Contributor(s):: Haley Gresham

    Modeled after Doherty & Simmons’ (1996) study on the practice patterns of marriage and family therapists, this project explored similar questions about equine assisted/facilitated psychotherapists who are members of two main certification organizations, EAGALA and PATH Intl. An...

  3. Animal-Assisted Therapy of the Triangle

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    Animal-Assisted Therapy of the Triangle believes in the evidence-based healing power of the Human-Animal bond. According to the American Veterinary Association (AVMA, 2018), “The human-animal bond is a mutually beneficial and dynamic relationship between people and animals that...

  4. Colby's Army

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    Our Mission To help people with life challenges through outreach and interactions with animals and nature.  This includes giving backpacks stocked with toiletries and street supplies to men and women who are homeless, and referring them to services that will help them become housed. We...

  5. SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy

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    SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy, Inc. is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) charitable status that provides equine-assisted activities and therapy programs for children, teens, and adults with special needs.

  6. All Riders Up

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    We provide equine assisted activities to encourage individuals with special needs in reaching their potential for physical, behavioral, and social development in an atmosphere of recreation and fun. We offer each rider the chance to "take the reins", becoming an active partner in...

  7. Turning Point

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    Turning Point Ranch partners the magic of horses with tools to build productive futures for people facing physical, mental, emotional or socio-economic challenges.

  8. The Right Path Riding Academy

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    The Right Path Riding Academy is a 501c3 non-profit and PATH Intl. premier accredited organization. As a ministry, we provide our services at no cost to our participants. To provide the highest quality services, our instructors are trained and certified with PATH Intl. We are advised by a board...

  9. Rein & Shine

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    Since 2001, Rein and Shine has been using horseback riding as therapy for children and adults with physical, emotional, social and/or cognitive disabilities. A nonprofit organization, Rein and Shine is an accredited facility with PATH International (Professional Association of Therapeutic...

  10. Love for Therapeutic Riding

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    LOVE for Therapeutic Riding was incorporated in July 2008. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. LOVE for Therapeutic Riding became operational in September 2009, on St. Helena Island, SC, near Beaufort SC, with three soon to be equestrian athletes with mental disabilities. With the...

  11. Equine-Assisted Therapy, Inc.

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    Equine-Assisted Therapy, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing therapeutic horseback riding activities for individuals with disabilities within the St. Louis area. In 1999, Ginni Hartke embarked on a 4.5 year journey through mountains of paperwork to create...

  12. Equi-Librium Therapy Center

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    Previously operating as Therapeutic Riding of the Ozarks, Equi-Librium Therapy Center, was established in 1995. In 2012, Equi-Librium Therapy Center (ETC) established it’s own 501(3)(c) non- profit organization and we are happy to say “the sky is the limit!” ETC serves...

  13. R.I.D.E.S. (Riding to Improve Development, Esteem, Strength, and Spirit)

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     R.I.D.E.S (Riding to Improve Development, Esteem, Strength, Spirit) is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt, non-profit charity. R.I.D.E.S. is a registered charity in the state of Mississippi, and is a member center of NARHA (North American Riding for the Handicapped Association), and is located in...

  14. RideABILITY Therapeutic Riding Center

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    RideABILITY was founded by Executive Director Christy Henderson and her husband, Harold. We opened in October 2007, with only two horses, four students, and twelve volunteers, teaching lessons on Saturdays. RideABILITY currently has six horses and an ever-growing roster of students with a wide...

  15. We Can Ride, Inc.

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    It is the mission of We Can Ride to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities or special needs through equine (horse) assisted activities. It’s not about what disabilities or challenges our riders face, but rather what their abilities are and how they can be discovered through...

  16. Dream a Dream Therapeutic Horsemanship (DADTH)

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  17. The Right Step, Inc.

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    The Right Step, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization, grew out of the hunter/jumper riding program at Coventry Farms in Littleton, Colorado.  Coventry Farms leases its facilities and horses to The Right Step to meet the needs of this equine program.  Since 2008, we have been...

  18. Stable Hands

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  19. Stirrup Hope, LLC

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    For more than ten years, Stirrup Hope has provided an alternative, innovative and powerful life-changing experience for children, teens, and families.  Our unique approach to Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy, (horses and counseling) helps bring healing and hope to a wide array of physical...

  20. Equine-assisted psychotherapy as an effective therapy in comparison to or in conjunction with traditional therapies

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    | Contributor(s):: Kristen A. Wilson

    Mental disorders are a prevalent health issue that has an extensive amount of variability in the quantity of disorders, affected populations, and treatment. There are a multitude of approaches or therapeutic methods used by the mental health community. Although each therapy is valuable in...