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  1. Long-Term Effect of Therapeutic Horseback Riding in Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized Trial

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    This paper presents 6-month follow-up data of 44% (N = 64/116) of participants (ages 6–16 years) with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, who participated in a previously-published randomized controlled trial of therapeutic horseback riding (THR) compared to a no-horse contact...

  2. Could the Visual Differential Attention Be a Referential Gesture? A Study on Horses (Equus caballus) on the Impossible Task Paradigm

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    We tested horses on the impossible task paradigm, a drawback affecting the decision-making process in animals. We used the direction of the horse’s ear cup as an indicator of its visual attention in terms of visual selective attention when both ears were directed at the same target and...

  3. Human Demonstration Does Not Facilitate the Performance of Horses (Equus caballus) in a Spatial Problem-Solving Task

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    Horses were confronted with a spatial problem-solving task in which they had to detour an obstacle. Individuals that observed a human demonstrating how to solve the task did not solve the task more often or faster compared with a control group without demonstration. However, horses of both the...

  4. Using the Five Domains Model to Assess the Adverse Impacts of Husbandry, Veterinary, and Equitation Interventions on Horse Welfare

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    The aim of this study was to conduct a series of paper-based exercises in order to assess the negative (adverse) welfare impacts, if any, of common interventions on domestic horses across a broad range of different contexts of equine care and training. An international panel (with professional...

  5. U.S. Pet Ownership Statistics

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  6. Pets by the Numbers

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  7. Naše Skúsenosti S Využitím Hipoterapie V Rámci Starostlivosti O Deti

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  8. Promoting Social Competence among Low-Income Urban Appalachian Adolescents

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  9. Animals and Psychotherapy: A Survey

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  10. Autism and Equine-Assisted Interventions: A Systematic Mapping Review

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  11. The Impact of a Horse Riding Intervention on the Social Functioning of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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  12. Effects of horseback riding exercise on the relative alpha power spectrum in the elderly

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  13. The beneficial effects of horse trekking on autonomic nervous activity in experienced rider with no disability

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  14. Maximum permissible load for Kiso horses trotting over a short, straight course

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  15. Animal-assisted interventions: A national survey of health and safety policies in hospitals, eldercare facilities, and therapy animal organizations

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  16. SOUL Harbour Ranch

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      The SOUL Harbour Ranch Animal Therapy Program is Barrington's premier animal-assisted interventions program that requires testing and registration of our handlers and our miniature equine (horses and donkeys) with Pet Partners, the "gold...

  17. SquirrelWood Equine Sanctuary

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    Fostering the human-horse bond by PEOPLE HELPING HORSES - HORSES HELPING PEOPLE." SES strives to create an environment of healing and hope to both horses and humans struggling in the aftermath of trauma.    

  18. Experience Learning Support with Animals (ELSA)

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    As a 501 (c)3 nonprofit (ID# 80-0484066) we serve individuals with special needs through the benefits of human-animal bond and horse-assisted activities in the ranch setting. When you partner with ELSA, you help transform the lives of the most vulnerable among us. Since launching in...

  19. Midwest Therapeutic Riding Program

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    Our Mission: Improving the lives of children with special needs through equine facilitated activities: providing individualized care to maximize the child's potential.

  20. Equ-Librium

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    Founded in 2001 and located on an 18+ acre farm in Nazareth, PA, Equi-librium provides individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as social/emotional needs, with accessible and affordable therapy by utilizing horses as therapy tools. Equine Assisted Activity & Therapy...