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  1. TLC Equine Therapy

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    TLC Equine Therapy is an equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) program.  The program benefits of EAAT are as numerous as the types of disabilities and conditions that participants present.Our horses are the four legged therapists. URL Submit for free Research shows that people...

  2. Horses See Our Armor | Sara Sherman | TEDxGullLake

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    Videos | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Sara founded Discovery Horse as a way to help kids discover their inner strength. One of the most remarkable parts of working with horses, Sara says, is they know when you’re lying to yourself. “The beauty of the lies they uncover is that they are lies of self-limitation. They are...

  3. Why Horses Make The Best Coaches | Dana Spett | TEDxBergenCommunityCollege

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    Videos | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

      A deep look into the interaction between horses and humans: understanding the basic needs of horses, horse care and the interaction between the two provides a rich multi-sensory, experiential setting. Horses communicate non-verbally offering opportunities to feel and experience...

  4. Behavior and personality analysis in cloned working dog candidates 복제 기능견 후보의 행동과 성격 분석

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Cloning specific individuals is the way to produce targeted animals. This makes newborns without surplus animals which should be adapted to new families afterwards or supported by institutions for whole life. Cloning excellent dogs had been started from this point. Many cloned dogs have been...

  5. Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program (STEP)

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Established in 1986, the Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program (STEP) is a charitable, not-for-profit 501 (C)(3) organization, registered in NY State, that is dedicated to helping special needs individuals achieve a maximum degree of freedom, independence and mobility through tested and...

  6. Defining the qualities of an equine-facilitated mental health horse or pony : An introductory survey

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Equine-facilitated mental health (EFMH) is a practice within equine-assisted therapy (EAT) that has expanded greatly in the last 20 years, but scientific research is still lacking. Thus far, no attempt has been made to characterize the horses and ponies currently used in EFMH programs, or to...

  7. Sugar: the first Diabetic Alert Dog in Greece | Vasilis Borobokas & Sophia Katsatos | TEDxAUAthens

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    Videos | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Ο Βασίλης Μπορομπόκας γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα και σπούδασε...

  8. Hearts & Hooves, Inc.

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    At Hearts & Hooves we’re dedicated to serving individuals with special needs through partnership with the horse. We believe in promoting independence through Therapeutic Riding and Equine Facilitated Learning to enrich the lives of everyone who participates at the farm. Hearts &...

  9. To eat or not to eat companion dogs: symbolic value of dog meat and human–dog companionship in contemporary South Korea

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

    South Korea is widely regarded as a nation that eats dogs. Today, South Korean civil discourses emphasize a clear boundary between companion animals and livestock but an ethnographic approach to the South Korean dog-meat trade reveals that this taxonomy does not always represent how dogs are...

  10. Easter's Promise

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

  11. The Importance of Comparative Psychology in Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies

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

    Practitioners of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) use it to help individuals suffering from a wide range of physical and psychological disorders as an alternative practice in physical and psychotherapy.  Although there is plenty of research to support the benefits of these...

  12. Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center

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    Fieldstone Farm engages the therapeutic power of our horses to discover and nurture the special abilities of individuals, families and communities.

  13. Using a systematic mapping review to examine equine-assisted activities and therapies for people with mental health through an occupational therapy lens

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) are one type of complementary and/or alternative treatment for persons with mental illness. Various approaches have been used to improve individual's self-esteem, self-efficacy, and overall health (Bizub, Joy, & Davidson, 2003; Burgon,...

  14. Equine Assisted Therapy of New Jersey

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Equine Assisted Therapy and Handicapped Riding of NJ is a Non Profit 501 c3 Corporation. Our mission is to provide quality therapeutic services with the partnership of horses that impact the body, mind and spirit. Our goal is to promote positive changes and connections in individuals,...

  15. The Influence of Perceptions, Attitudes, and Experiences on the Perceived Risks and Benefits of Free-Roaming Cats

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

    Individual perceptions of free-roaming cats can vary from “voracious predators of small birds and mammals” to “cherished and beloved companion animals.” This paper focused on the influence of situational variables (e.g., experiences with outdoor cats), cognitive...

  16. An exploratory study of an equine-assisted intervention for people with dementia living in a residential care facility

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    There are an estimated 5.3 million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias (Alzheimer's Association, 2015) and the prevalence of dementia is predicted to rise to one million new cases per year. As there is no cure for dementia, health care for people with...

  17. THE WATCHING DOG The Animal Gaze in Jack London's "To Build a Fire"

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    This essay examines the role of the nameless dog in Jack London’s 1908 short story “To Build a Fire”. While it is a story previously studied for its naturalist and determinist themes, this essay turns the spotlight onto the dog as a significant character that should not be...

  18. La actividad física con caballos como medio terapéutico para mejorar la capacidad funcional y la calidad de vida de las personas de la Tercera Edad y de las afectadas por el síndrome de Fibromialgia

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    El envejecimiento supone una disminución de la capacidad funcional de las personas y por consiguiente un deterioro en su calidad de vida. Del mismo modo ocurre a las personas afectadas por Fibromialgia, que por su sintomatología presentan una realidad análoga a las personas...

  19. Examining the relationship between Canis lupus familiaris and stress: An fMRI study

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Stress has detrimental effects on a person’s physical and mental well-being. The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) has demonstrated a unique capability for mediating stress, an ability that remains largely unexplained. The current study examined the relationship of dogs and stress...

  20. The Effects of an Equine Assisted Learning Supervision Intervention on Counselors'-in-Training Performance Anxiety, Counseling Self-Efficacy, and Supervisory Working Alliance

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Due to the complexity of the counseling process, counselors-in-training often experience performance anxiety when entering the counseling profession. Research shows that higher counseling self-efficacy (the belief in oneself to perform counseling skills successfully) helps decrease performance...