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

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    | Contributor(s):: Everett Lowenstein

    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 -...

  2. Access Equestrian

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    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...

  3. Special Strides

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    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...

  4. Sosiaalipedagogisen hevostoiminnan tunnettavuus ja käyttö sosiaalisen kuntoutuksen keinona Jyväskylässä

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    | Contributor(s):: Mari Puustinen

    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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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.

  7. Riding High Farm

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    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...

  8. Pony Power Therapies

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    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.

  9. 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.

  10. Samantha Rocha Dyer (SRD) Foundation Straightening Reins

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    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...

  11. SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program

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    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...

  12. 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.

  13. Reins of Hope

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  14. Purple Pony Therapeutic Horsemanship

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    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...

  15. Pegasus

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    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...

  16. 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...

  17. Harmony Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center

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    Harmony Ranch uses horsemanship, music and the arts to enhance the lives of those in our community who are disabled, at risk or elderly. Harmony Ranch provides training in horsemanship and therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities (physical, mental, emotional, speech, and...

  18. Sojourn Therapeutic Riding Center

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    We, at Sojourn use equine assisted activities to proactively contribute to an individual's cognitive, physical, emotional, and social well being. Therapeutic riding benefits individuals in the areas of therapy, education, sport, and leisure. We hope you will enjoy your journey to Sojourn...

  19. Medicine Horse Farm

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    Medicine Horse Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a PATH Int'l center dedicated to serving those with physical, medical and emotional disabilities.  Located near Plattsburgh, NY,  Medicine Horse Farm promotes physical wellness and emotional healing in partnership with...

  20. HorseAbility

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    HorseAbility’s mission is to improve the lives of individuals with special needs through facilitated interactions with horses. HorseAbility offers a wide range of horse-related programs to the community to promote the physical, psychological, emotional, social, and spiritual well being of...