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  1. Cross Rails Ministries

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    Cross Rails Ministries, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) organization that strives to share the gospel of Jesus Christ through access to horses and participation in equine assisted activities and therapies.As such, we partner with our local area community organizations to provide horse based educational...

  2. Bethlehem Therapeutic Riding Stable

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    Bethleham Stable is a PATH Premier Accredited Center serving students in the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina.

  3. Walk by Faith Therapeutic Riding

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    Walk By Faith Therapeutic Riding is a Faith based therapeutic activities program founded to help others feel independence and belonging through the use of horses. In our Children's Program we service individuals with special needs in hopes to show them the love and freedom that our horse...

  4. Heart of Texas Therapeutic Riding Center

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    We are a 501(3) Non-Profit organization founded by Executive Director, Shirley Wills and her husband Curtis Wills in 2001. We are a PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center located in West, a small town just a few miles north of Waco, TX. We specialize in equine assisted activities and therapies....

  5. Grace Lake Ministries

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    OUR MINISTRY is a God-Centered Therapeutic Riding program. Our goal is to facilitate the development of wholeness into the lives of the people that we serve. We believe that wholeness begins by knowing and following Jesus Christ. We strive to provide an atmosphere of people with...

  6. We Are All Noah: Tom Regan's Olive Branch to Religious Animal Ethics

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    | Contributor(s):: Matthew C. Halteman

    For the past thirty years, Tom Regan has bucked the trend among secular animal rights philosophers and spoken patiently and persistently to the best angels of religious ethics in a stream of publications that enjoins religious scholars, clergy, and lay people alike to rediscover the resources...

  7. 10,000 YEARS OF PASTORALISM IN ANATOLIA: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR VARIABILITY IN PASTORAL LIFEWAYS

    | Contributor(s):: Hammer, Emily Louise, Arbuckle, Benjamin S.

  8. Review of The Question of the Animal and Religion: Theoretical Stakes, Practical Implications

    | Contributor(s):: A.G. Holdier

    A. G. Holdier reviews The Question of the Animal and Religion: Theoretical Stakes, Practical Implications

  9. Taming and Training in The Human Use of Elephants: The Case of Nepal, Past, Present and Future

    | Contributor(s):: Piers Locke

    It is a curious fact that by contrast with equine studies, a field that includes extensive historical and sociological work (e.g Budiansky 1998, Cassidy 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, Clutton-Brock 1992, Derry 2003, 2006, Hurn 2008a, 2008b), elephant husbandry has yet to be constituted as an integrated...

  10. Paws in the sand: the emergence and development of the use of canids in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians(ca. 5000 BC – 395 AD) : a thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

    | Contributor(s):: Mary Louise Hartley

    This research investigates the nature and scope of the inclusion of canids/dogs in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians. Canids used in a mortuary context are well known, due mainly to the use of canids in the later votive context. However, the first documented evidence of actual...

  11. Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Vogl, C. R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Walkenhorst, M.

    Background: The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been undertaken investigating farmers' local knowledge related to this issue. Ethnoveterinary medicine (EVM) is...

  12. Do all dogs go to heaven? Investigating the association between demographic characteristics and beliefs about animal afterlife

    | Contributor(s):: Royal, K. D., Kedrowicz, A. A., Snyder, A. M.

    The purpose of this research was to explore American's beliefs about animal afterlife based on key demographic factors such as sex, race/ethnicity, age, geographic region, religion/faith, and pet ownership. We attained a large and diverse sample of respondents (n=800) using Amazon's Mechanical...

  13. Living with the beast: wolves and humans through Portuguese literature

    | Contributor(s):: Lopes-Fernandes, M., Soares, F., Frazao-Moreira, A., Queiroz, A. I.

    This paper explores representations of wolves in Portuguese literature using an anthropological framework to analyze perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and practices. From a literary corpus compilation, 262 excerpts from 68 works that made reference to wolves were classified by grid analysis into...

  14. Jainism and Human–Animal Relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Nachiketa Bandyopadhyay

    While discussing the role of animal in society, tradition, religion and culture mostly observed that human interest are protected, at the same time people who have different ways of thinking and ideas in favor of animals having caring attitudes towards animal welfare are seen. History of...

  15. The islamic code of animal - human relationships

    | Contributor(s):: A-H.B.A. Masri

  16. Living with the beast: wolves and humans through Portuguese literature

    | Contributor(s):: Lopes-Fernandes, M., Soares, F., Frazao-Moreira, A., Queiroz, A. I.

    This paper explores representations of wolves in Portuguese literature using an anthropological framework to analyze perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and practices. From a literary corpus compilation, 262 excerpts from 68 works that made reference to wolves were classified by grid analysis into...

  17. The wrong kind of sacrifice

    | Contributor(s):: Namia Akhtar

    Eid is an occasion to reconnect with our higher selves, the transcendent self that exists within us to connect with the celestial and to instill at least a fragment of that celestial order in our lives. Nonetheless, in contemporary Muslim society in urban Bangladesh, Eid-ul-Azha has evolved into...

  18. Utilitarianism and Buddist ethics: a comparative approach to the ethics of animal research

    | Contributor(s):: Sandra Watt

    This thesis explores the comparison utilitarianism and Buddhist ethics as they can be  applied to animal research. It begins by examining some of the general discussions  surrounding the use of animals in research. The historical views on the moral status of  animals, the debate...

  19. Signifying Difference: Muslim Experiences with Dogs in Canada

    | Contributor(s):: Johanne Horsfall

    There is a tendency for signifiers to be constructed within intergroup tensions as a means of distinguishing "us and them". Dogs are seemingly held as “man’s best friend” in “Western” society, and often defined as a symbol of certain cultural values not...

  20. Living with the beast: wolves and humans through Portuguese literature

    | Contributor(s):: Lopes-Fernandes, M., Soares, F., Frazao-Moreira, A., Queiroz, A. I.

    This paper explores representations of wolves in Portuguese literature using an anthropological framework to analyze perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and practices. From a literary corpus compilation, 262 excerpts from 68 works that made reference to wolves were classified by grid analysis into...