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  1. Hope Reigns Ranch

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Hope Reigns Ranch is a not for profit organization that invites the healing and restorative power of God’s love to help people to thrive, grow, reclaim their lives and discover their unique giftedness and talents. Our goal is to provide a safe and loving environment where all people and...

  2. Healing Horse Stables

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Healing Horse Stables is a non-profit organization offering: therapeutic riding, equine facilitated learning, mommy/daddy and me riding for ages 2-6, and riding for relaxation. Our mission is to promote the physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and spiritual health and well-being of...

  3. Horsin' Around

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Horsin' Around is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization that relies entirely on the generosity of friends, family and members of our community to keep us "in the saddle."Horsin’ Around provides riding experiences for individuals with a wide range of special needs, both...

  4. Preventing zoonotic diseases in immunocompromised persons: the role of physicians and veterinarians.

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  5. Heaven's Gait Therapeutic Riding (Alpha Equestrian Center)

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Alpha Equestrian Center is the home of Heaven’s Gait Therapeutic Riding and is a Premier PATH Accredited Center. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Heaven’s Gait’s mission is to provide emotional, physical and social benefits for children and adults with special needs such...

  6. Hands & Hearts for Horses

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Hands and Hearts for Horses provides unique therapeutic services to individuals with a variety of special needs. Our clients often have limited access to specialized physical activities and limited resources. The populations we serve include, but are not limited to, individuals with autism...

  7. TEDxJeonju - Jeong min Yoon - Animal Assisted Therapy / Activity & I.

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  8. Bonding practices between farmer and animals : a study in organic and conventional ovine farming systems from the south east of France

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Today animal welfare is at the centre of many societal interrogations and the place that farm animals hold in our society is under scrutiny. The human-animal relationship is acknowledged to be a major contributor to animal welfare; however, given the difficulty to assess this subjective bond,...

  9. Animal Aid- an end to mental health waiting lists | Amy Aylmer | TEDxDrogheda

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Currently Ireland has the highest child girl suicide rates in the EU. Waiting lists to see a mental health professional for young adults under 18 are incomprehensible. Schools and colleges cannot hire counsellors fast enough. Although there are many reasons, theory's and explanations as to...

  10. Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center began in 2006 with two students and a whole lot of faith. Bonnie Rachael opened the center in her backyard in Guyton, Georgia, after finding an article about a similar program in a flyer at church. Knowing this was something God called her to, she began...

  11. A bite out of anxiety: Evaluation of animal-assisted activity on anxiety in children attending a pediatric dental outpatient unit

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Background: Anxiety control has been one of the key factors that shows that success of a pediatric dental practice. Animal- Aassisted therapy has shown to have many health benefits, which has brought the animal species closer to our homes with an establishment of a relationship. Aims...

  12. Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    The mission of Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy is to enrich the lives of people with special needs through therapeutic horse-related programs.

  13. S.A.D.L.E.S. Ranch

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    We pride ourselves on the not-so-traditional ways to help others through our experiential counseling and learning programs at S.A.D.L.E.S., our nature based wellness and outdoor education learning center. A Horse’s non-judgmental nature, compassion and inspiring presence allows you to...

  14. Prospect Riding Center

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Prospect Riding Center is a therapeutic horseback riding center that helps individuals with special needs overcome physical, developmental or psychological challenges in their lives.

  15. Terapias realizadas con perros | Miguel de Prado | TEDxGijon

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    La actuación de las unidades caninas salvan muchas vidas. Su adiestramiento les permite en comunión con su monitor, localizar personas perdidas y ayudar en rescates. Pero también actúan como ayuda en terapias de recuperación. Miguel de Prado nos cuenta su...

  16. McCormick Research Institute

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    The organization, originally known as Heavenly Hooves, began in 2002 at the home of the Tompkins family. Horse enthusiast Thomasa Sanchez was the center's founder and first instructor, and continues today as a full-time volunteer CEO. From 2002-2005 horses were transported...

  17. Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA)

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    MTRA's mission is to offer the miraculous benefits of therapeutic horseback riding to persons of all ages and capabilities that are physically, mentally or emotionally challenged. Serving the heart of Florida since 1985, Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA) is a PATH Premier...

  18. Epidemiology of Leptospirosis in Africa: A Systematic Review of a Neglected Zoonosis and a Paradigm for 'One Health' in Africa

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Background Leptospirosis is an important but neglected bacterial zoonosis that has been largely overlooked in Africa. In this systematic review, we aimed to summarise and compare current knowledge of: (1) the geographic distribution, prevalence, incidence and diversity of acute human...

  19. Surveillance for respiratory and diarrheal pathogens at the human-pig interface in Sarawak, Malaysia

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Background The large livestock operations and dense human population of Southeast Asia are considered a hot-spot for emerging viruses. Objectives To determine if the pathogens adenovirus (ADV), coronavirus (CoV), encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV), enterovirus (EV), influenza A-D (IAV, IBV, ICV,...

  20. Inspire Equine Therapy Program

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Inspire Equine Therapy Program's mission is to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and disabled  veterans through therapeutic riding and other equine related programs.