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  1. Freedom Ride

    With a team of loyal horses, PATH International Certified Instructors, Therapist and Trained Volunteers, Freedom Ride provides therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with many types of disabilities....cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, autism, developmental...

  2. Main Stay Therapeutic Riding

    Main Stay first opened its' doors to students with special needs in 1984. Life long horsewoman Sara Foszcz joined forces with physical therapist Sandy Barcus and the journey began. For the first several years it co-existed with an able-bodied boarding and training facility owned and operated...

  3. Special Equestrians

    Celebrating 31 years of service, Special Equestrians offers equine-assisted therapies and activities to riders from ages 2 to 72. With 15 horses of all sizes, shapes, colors, and breeds, 17 mostly part-time staff members, and 100 volunteers, we serve more than 100 children and adults each week...

  4. Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship

    Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship (CTRH) serves children and adults with disabilities by providing equine-assisted activites and therapies including adaptive recreational horseback riding, hippotherapy, equine facilitated learning, and WORTHSM (Warrior's Own Road to Horsemanship)...

  5. Animal Angels Foundation

    Animal Angels Foundation is the first organization in India working in the field of animal-assisted therapy. Through animal-assisted therapy, our specially trained therapy pets assist us in helping children and adults learn or improve various skills and in speeding up the recovery process. We...

  6. Canine Angels

    With passion, purpose, and integrity, Canine Angels Service Teams (CAST) raises and trains exceptional dogs for children with special needs, promoting the child’s independence and providing a better quality of life through a canine connection.Canine Angels Service Teams is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...

  7. Osteoclast ontogeny-experimental studies in two osteopetrotic mutations in the rat: A Dissertation

    | Contributor(s):: Matthew Joseph Cielinski

    Osteopetrosis is a metabolic bone disease in mammals characterized by a generalized skeletal sclerosis caused by reduced bone resorption. This reduced bone resorption is manifested in afflicted animals by abnormal bone shape, reduced or absent marrow cavities, extramedullary hemopoiesis, abnormal...

  8. Bulletin No. 302 - Nutritional inadequacy of beet molasses rations for swine

    The feeding of large amounts of beet molasses to young hogs causes a condition that is characterized by a wobbly gait, and that is frequently fatal. Hog raisers have apparently recognized this condition for a number of years, since a number of farmers have reported it in their animals. Some...

  9. Metabolism and cryo-sensitivity of domestic cat (Felis catus) and cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) spermatozoa

    | Contributor(s):: Kimberly Terrell

    Teratospermia (ejaculation of ≥ 60% structurally abnormal spermatozoa) is prevalent among felids facing extinction risk, including the cheetah. This trait also occurs in certain domestic cat populations, providing a valuable research model. Multiple components of sperm function are disrupted in...

  10. Repeated locomotion scoring of a sow herd to measure lameness: consistency over time, the effect of sow characteristics and inter-observer reliability

    | Contributor(s):: D'Eath, R. B.

  11. Abnormal temporal and parietal magnetic activations during the early stages of theory of mind in schizophrenic patients

    | Contributor(s):: Vistoli, Damien, Brunet-Gouet, Eric, Lemoalle, Amelia, Hardy-Bayle, Marie-Christine, Passerieux, Christine

  12. Developmental instability and light regime in chickens ( Gallus gallus )

    | Contributor(s):: Moller, A. P., Sanotra, G. S., Vestergaard, K. S.

    Fluctuating asymmetry, a measure of developmental instability, was measured in 3 skeletal characters in chickens raised under 3 different lighting regimes: (A) a 16:8 light-dark cycle, (B) a changing light regime, and (C) permanent light. Chickens reared under permanent light developed 40% larger...

  13. The effects of weaning at 7, 14 and 28 days on piglet behaviour

    | Contributor(s):: Worobec, E. K., Duncan, I. J. H., Widowski, T. M.

    The effects of very early weaning on piglet behaviour were investigated. In order to determine the effects of weaning age on piglet behaviour, litters of piglets were randomly assigned to be weaned at 7, 14 and 28 days of age. In each of 3 trials, piglets from 3 litters were mixed into 2 pens of...

  14. The prevalence of feather pecking and development in commercial flocks of laying hens

    | Contributor(s):: Huber-Eicher, B., Sebo, F.

    Feather pecking and cannibalism remain serious problems when laying hens are intensely farmed, but there is not much data on the true prevalence of feather pecking under commercial conditions. A recent epidemiological survey estimated it to be 37.5

  15. The animal-human bond in the psychotherapy relationship: As a bridge towards enhanced relational capability

    | Contributor(s):: Joanne Marie Emmens

    This study reviews the use of the animal-human bond in the psychotherapy of clients who, as a result of early environmental failure have developmental deficits in their ability to form satisfying relationships, yet have been able to 'bridge' this gap by their attachment to an animal (or animal...

  16. Animal assisted therapy for autistic children a descriptive narrative

    | Contributor(s):: Carmille A. McElwain

    Autism is a disorder of the Pervasive Developmental Disorder family. It affects all aspects of a child's development, including personal and social relationships, cognitive growth, and sometimes physical maturity as well. Currently, there is no cure for Autism, but a wide variety of therapies are...

  17. The effects of the presence of a dog on the social interactions of children with developmental disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Stephanie Walters

    The effects of the presence of a dog on the social interactions between children with developmental disabilities and their teacher were analyzed in this study. We examined whether the presentation of a dog would improve the social interactions of three children with developmental disabilities. A...

  18. An ethicist's commentary on the case of the defective puppy adopted out by a breeder

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  19. Abnormal behaviour of piglets reared in individual incubators

    | Contributor(s):: Hutton, R. C., Wood-Gush, D. G. M.

    Abnormal behaviour patterns were observed in piglets weaned from their mother 1 day after birth and reared artificially in small individual incubators. The incubators were plastic bins, 0.057 m3 in size, with a window at the front through which a nipple-drinker provided feeds of Carnation milk at...

  20. Effect of cage size on the ontogeny of stereotyped behaviour in gerbils

    | Contributor(s):: Wiedenmayer, C.