Alternative Equine Therapy Helping Autistic Children | Mugur Pop | TEDxCambridgeSchoolofBucharest
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“Descopera Natura” aims at developing and supporting equestrian tourism as an ecotouristic alternative for the protected natural and communitarian protected areas in Romania. The activity covers areas such as Muntii Macinului, Muntii Apuseni, Muntii Rodnei and Muntii Calimani, as...
Using Training Techniques | Ryan Matthews | TEDxAlmansorPark
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From elite Army working dog handler to celebrity dog trainer to several near-death experiences, Ryan Matthews discovered that applying his dog training methodology, RTCR, helped him bridge the gap from extensive trauma to a joyous, fulfilling life. Ryan Matthews invites you into the mind of a...
Therapy Dogs and Recovery from Addiction | Colleen Anne Dell | TEDxUniversityofSaskatchewan
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What if we included domesticated animals, and in particular dogs, into the recovery plans of people struggling with addictions? Colleen Anne Dell is a Professor & Centennial Enhancement Chair in One Health and Wellness at the University of Saskatchewan in the Department of Sociology and...
Horse Wisdom for the Human World | Tracy Weber | TEDxSVSU
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Horse wisdom can inspire humans to engage authentically in ways which nurture self awareness, empathy, compassion, transforming our own lives, our organizations, our communities and the world. Tracy Weber, Ph.D. is a recognized leader in equine-assisted learning (EAL), a university professor,...
How horses heal, transform, and empower| Mindy Tatz Chernoff | TEDxWilmington
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Mindy Tatz Chernoff is the founder of The Resonant Horse, an innovative approach to healing using horses as teachers and catalysts for change and transformation. Mindy recognizes how horses can aid in facilitating a sense of presence, authenticity and congruence in people. Within the safe...
Negotiation expert: Lessons from my horse | Margaret Neale | TEDxStanford
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Co-author of Getting (More of) What You Want, award winning researcher and management professor Margaret Neale admits she doesn’t always take her own advice. In an honest talk about her personal experience, and based on her philosophy that “you can’t force someone to say...
What conservation can look like for an African | Luwi Nguluka | TEDxLusaka
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In this talk, conservationist Luwi Nguluka challenges the audience to consider some not so little known facts about wildlife and conservation in Africa.
Can Shelter Pets Heal a Community? | Stacy Mendell Matt Angleman | TEDxGrandJunction
Videos | Contributor(s): Stacy Mendell, Matt Angleman
They look at how to harness the power of the human-animal bond to create healthier and more compassionate communities. Their presentation includes therapy dogs Chazz and Ness. Stacy is a licensed clinical social worker who uses four-legged co-therapists in her mental health work on the Western...
Achieving change through horses: Peter van Dommele at TEDxBilbao
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Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business | Alexandra Moran | TEDxValparaisoUniversity
Videos | Contributor(s): Alexandra Moran
"Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business" explores the power of equine assisted learning, or EAL. EAL is a method to weave the world of horses and their herds into the corporate and personal landscape, and to explore traits, techniques, and skills that humans and horses share. Through...
Not your regular cat person | Latika Nath | TEDxBITSPilani
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Latika Nath is a conservational ecologist and a wildlife photographer. She was awarded the title of ‘The Tiger Princess’ by National Geographic in 2001 which featured her work. She is the first woman biologist in India with a doctorate on tigers. She has spent over twenty-five years...
Can dogs teach us to be more human? | Shirin Merchant | TEDxDharavi
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Shirin Merchant is a canine evangelist. Founder of Canines Can Care, Shirin is dedicated towards canine training & counselling. She advocates the role of dogs in our society and talks about her experiences with dogs which will change your view of the man’s best friend. Shirin Merchant...
How veterans and dogs can save each other | David Shade | TEDxRoseTree
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David Shade discovered how powerful the relationship between humans and dogs can be and asks a very simple question that may help veterans returning to civilan life. He came back from Afghanistan in 2007, having served as a paratrooper in the United States Army, earning a Purple Heart for...
How bees can keep the peace between elephants and humans | Lucy King
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Imagine waking in the middle of the night to an elephant ripping the roof from your house in search of food. This is a reality in some communities in Africa where, as wild spaces shrink, people and elephants are competing for space and resources like never before. In this engaging talk,...
Deadly cures: how venomous animals could save your life | Glenn King | TEDxUQ
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Creepy crawlies are much more than the stuff of nightmares. Animal venoms have numerous properties that could serve as exceptional therapeutics for life-threatening medical conditions. Professor Glenn King, a pioneer in development of new applications for animal venom, believes the next...
Life lessons from my horse | Stephanie Scheller | TEDxSanAntonio
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Through working with horses Stephanie has realized that the world often gives us exactly what we ask for, and understanding that may be the missing link we've been seeking. Stephanie Scheller may be young but she is an accomplished speaker, trainer & coach and has worked with close to...
This is what happens when you actually understand your dog | Anja Schweimer | TEDxTUM
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In this revealing talk, Anja unmasks many myths around dogs she also once believed in. She points out what happens inside dogs when they look out of the window, play fetch or are yelled at, and which alternatives help you to better care for your dog. Furthermore, she explains why several pet...
PTSD and service dogs: Beneath the surface | Shannon Walker | TEDxMtHood
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Fox News radio stations seem to think Shannon Walker is the go-to expert voice representing the power of a service-dog in the life of combat veterans. No wonder. Shannon Walker is the founder and CEO of Northwest Battle Buddies, a non-profit foundation that matches expertly trained service-dogs...
Loving animals to death | Esther Verhoeven | TEDxHarderwijk
Videos | Contributor(s): Esther Verhoeven
Esther takes care of and trains dolfins. She has a great heart for these animals and she inspires people to be very careful in the way we treat animals. Esther is a dolfin trainer. She worked in different countries with dolfins and orca's and has a great heart for these lovely animals where...
Everybody Died So I Got A Dog: When loss becomes your life coach | Emily Dean | TEDxNewcastleCollege
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Emily Dean is a radio presenter, podcaster and journalist. She is Frank Skinner’s co-host on the award-winning Frank Skinner Show (Absolute Radio) and currently presents a hugely successful podcast for The Times called Walking the Dog. After suffering unspeakable family tragedies, Emily...