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The effects of hippotherapy in children and adolescents with autism : a systematic review
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Contributor(s):: Emily Layne Ybarbo
The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the effectiveness of hippotherapy, also known as horse- or equine-assisted therapy, for improving the socialization and communication behaviors of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The PubMed research database was...
THE EFFECTS OF HIPPOTHERAPY ON MOTOR ABILTIES AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION FOR CHILDREN WITH ASD DIAGNOSIS
Contributor(s):: Shannon Coyle
Due to the increasing number of children diagnosed with ASD, alternative forms of therapy, such as hippotherapy, are becoming more popular. This study aimed to investigate the impact of hippotherapy treatment on 4 children age (5.33 ± 1.6) with an ASD diagnosis. Social communication was...
Contributor(s):: Autumn O'Hara
Therapists work with many children with many different diagnoses. One of the most prevalent diagnosis is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to recent statistics, available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with ASD; which is a...
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Crossover Effects of Attachment Behaviors with Family Pets in a Sample of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Petty, J. D., Pan, Z., Dechant, B., Gabriels, R. L.
A proposed study of outcomes for autistic children and their families after participation in a Horse Boy Camp
Contributor(s):: Jennifer Anne Lockwood
The aim of this proposed study is to explore whether participation in a three day intervention involving horseback riding in nature– a program specifically designed for autistic children and their families called “Horse Boy Camps” – leads to improved outcomes for...
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, provides equine assisted therapy to physically and mentally challenged individuals. Our highly trained instructors are certified through PATH International (Professional Association of Therapeutic...
Accrediting the Therapeutic Riding Industry
Contributor(s):: Kelsey Lynch, Shannon Thieme, Julie M. Fagan
Therapeutic horseback riding is used for people with many disabilities through out the country. However, these programs can be quite expensive for the families of the participants. Many programs are not funded and since they are not covered by insurances, most families have to pay out of pocket....
The effectiveness for hippotherapy for children with autism-spectrum disorders
Contributor(s):: Taylor Aaron, Sharon Cubelo, Merrill Simpson, Julie M. Fagan
There is little research regarding the type of equine assisted therapy (EAT) known as hippotherapy for children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our research involves surveying parents and therapists of children with ASD that are participating in a hippotherapy...
Stir-N-Up Hope is a Not-For-Profit organization that provides free therapeutic riding sessions to handicapped individuals. The program is seasonal, running from spring to fall. Riders are taught to groom, tack, lead, and ride. Games are also incorporated to work on areas of special needs.Riders...
Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker
Contributor(s):: Andersson, Daniela
Effects of therapeutic horse riding on gait cycle parameters and some aspects of behavior of children with autism
Contributor(s):: Steiner, H., Kertesz, Z.
The Effects of Complementary Hippotherapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Jamie Hicks
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an intricate and complex disorder that continues to grow in its prevalence year after year. The disorder is based on decreased social communication with prevalent stereotypical behaviors and problems in sensory processing. Due to the disorder diagnosis based on...
Effectiveness of a Standardized Equine-Assisted Therapy Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Borgi, M., Loliva, D., Cerino, S., Chiarotti, F., Venerosi, A., Bramini, M., Nonnis, E., Marcelli, M., Vinti, C., De Santis, C., Bisacco, F., Fagerlie, M., Frascarelli, M., Cirulli, F.
Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children
Contributor(s):: García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in...
Equine assisted therapy and its benefits for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Contributor(s):: Andress, Sarah Daniela
True Strides Therapy Horses
True Strides Therapy Horses provides hippotherapy and therapeutic riding, one-on-one, hour-long sessions with a therapist, long and short term goal setting and planning, and evaluation every eight weeks. We are a goal-oriented, fun, top quality therapy service, serving people with...
Horses with Wings
‘Horses with Wings’ is a therapeutic riding and equine assisted learning program located in Tucson, Arizona. Our goal is to improve the lives of special needs riders of all ages using a range of therapeutic equine facilitated activities and exercises. The founder, Michelle...
Effects of therapeutic riding in children with autism
Contributor(s):: Mason, Misty A.
Dec 12 2014
Evening of Animals as Therapy
The life-changing power of the horse: Equine-assisted activities and therapies in the U.S.
Contributor(s):: Erika L. Berg, Amy Causey
Throughout the centuries, the horse and human relationship has evolved from one of sustenance to one of partnership. Historically, the idea of horses being partnered with humans in a therapeutic capacity is evident from writings of the ancient Greeks to documentation by European physicians and...