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  1. Lovelane

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Lovelane is a therapeutic horseback riding program that has a dramatic impact on the physical and cognitive development of children with special needs. Since 1988, Lovelane has been committed to providing an individualized program for children with special needs that integrates the pure...

  2. Stepping Stones Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    This Corporation shall seek to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities, and their families, through equine activities, and other events and projects, designed to facilitate their overall physical, emotional, and social development.

  3. Renew Therapeutic Riding Center

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Our mission is to enhance the well-being of individuals in our community through the physical, cognitive, and emotional benefits of therapeutic horsemanship. At Renew, each rider has the opportunity to go beyond their disability, inability, fear, or reality. We encourage and support dreams by...

  4. Koira-avusteinen toiminta muistisairaiden hoidossa hoitajien kokemana

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli selvittää, millaista hyötyä muistisairaiden asukkaiden hoitajat kokevat koira-avusteisesta toiminnasta olevan asukkaille ja millaista hyötyä siitä on muistisairaiden asukkaiden hoitotyössä....

  5. Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles (O.A.T.S.)

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles was founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in 1997. Located on 40 acres in Ortonville, Mich., O.A.T.S. and its staff of caring, dedicated and enthusiastic instructors and volunteers provide equine-assisted therapy and a lot of smiles on a weekly...

  6. Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc. was established as a State of Michigan non-profit corporation in June, 1990 and received its IRS 501(c)3 designation two months later. The first therapy class began in February, 1991 with 16 riders on 7 acres of land in Rockford, MI. Since that time...

  7. Children and Horses United in Movement (C.H.U.M.) Therapeutic Riding

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Children and Horses United in Movement or C.H.U.M. Therapeutic Riding Inc. brings to the Mid-Michigan area both the old and the new.  A new program with old friends. Our name was designed to honor a faithful equine friend who has been in service to therapeutic riding since 1980. Chum,...

  8. Wild Hearts Horses for Heroes

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program is a non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization, founded in 2009. Our mission is to transform the lives of our participants, their families, and all who work with us through the healing power of horsemanship. 

  9. Horses Help Humans Be Real, Honest, and Present | Liz Letson | TEDxBemidji

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    Videos | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    “What is equine-assisted psychotherapy? Do horses need therapy? Or is it people?” Liz Letson takes the TEDxBemidji stage to talk about equine-assisted psychotherapy and the healing power of animals. Owner/CEO of Eagle Vista Ranch & Wellness Center Liz Letson’s mission is...

  10. Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC)

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) is dedicated to providing physical, learning, and recreational opportunities through horseback riding lessons. These lessons are individually designed to enhance the physical, emotional, and social well-being of children and adults with a variety of...

  11. New Freedom Farm

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    New Freedom Farm is a non-profit community farm located in Buchanan, Virginia. We exist to aid veterans with PTSD, Substance Abuse, and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) by using the therapeutic activity of interacting with our equines, farming, and peer-to-peer support. The end goal is to...

  12. Therapeutic Equestrian Center

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    TEC is a nonprofit 501(c)3 service organization that provides year-round, horse-related activities, and therapeutic riding to people young and old living with special needs, including veterans and active military members.  Our programs are designed to help children to seniors find hope,...

  13. For Dogs Sake: A practical solution for animal cruelty | Sally Varma | TEDxThiruvananthapuram

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    Videos | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    In this talk, Sally Varma speaks on how she and her team deal with the raging cruelty shown towards dogs, what goes into their care and rehabilitation and how a little compassion can go a long way. Sally Varma is an animal rights activist. Her wish to create peaceful coexistence between humans...

  14. Good Hope Equestrian Training Center

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    The mission of Good Hope Equestrian Training Center (GHETC) is to provide children, youth and adults quality equine related programs designed to augment their independence, personal potential and quality of life. Good Hope Equestrian Training Center has served the equestrian recreational/sport...

  15. Physiological and behavioral effects of animal-assisted interventions for therapy dogs in pediatric oncology settings

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    Over the past two decades, animal-assisted interventions (AAIs), defined as the purposeful incorporation of specially trained animals in services to improve human health, have become increasingly popular in clinical settings. However, to date, there have been few rigorously-designed studies aimed...

  16. Physiological and behavioral effects of animal-assisted interventions for therapy dogs in pediatric oncology settings

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Over the past two decades, animal-assisted interventions (AAIs), defined as the purposeful incorporation of specially trained animals in services to improve human health, have become increasingly popular in clinical settings. However, to date, there have been few rigorously-designed studies aimed...

  17. Bit By Bit Therapy

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Bit-By-Bit is both an American Hippotherapy Association Registered Facility and a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) Accredited Therapeutic Riding Center specializing in speech, occupational and physical therapies. Bit by Bit is made up of a team of 15-20...

  18. Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    We are a 501(c)(3), non-profit, PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) affiliated center located in Eastern Sussex County. We are a PATH-affiliated center, with PATH-certified therapeutic riding instructors and trained volunteers.  We have offered ...

  19. Trained Rats are Detecting Tuberculosis and Saving Lives | Georgies Mgode | TEDxKenmoreSquare

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    Videos | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Tuberculosis (TB) is the number one global killer by an infectious disease. In Tanzania, a team is embracing an innovative and efficient method to speed up the diagnosis of TB that involves integrating super-sniffer rats to quickly identify patients. These trained rats are helping to save...

  20. We Will Ride, Inc.

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    We Will Ride offers individualized programs of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies for people with disabilities aimed at enhancing their physical, mental, emotional, and social functioning in everyday life. The partnership between human and horse, already ancient when first human records...