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  1. Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC)

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    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...

  2. New Freedom Farm

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    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...

  3. The Catalyst

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    The Catalyst is a program that helps you achieve peace of mind in a very unique way. How does it work? We bring you face to face with wild animals who will mirror your stress and get you grounded. As you walk through The CATalyst refuge, with Kevin as your guide, your animal teachers will show...

  4. Therapeutic Equestrian Center

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    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,...

  5. Good Hope Equestrian Training Center

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    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...

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

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    | Contributor(s):: Amy McCullough, Molly A. Jenkins, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Mary Jo Gilmer, Janice Olson, Anjali Pawar, Leslie Holley, Shirley Sierra-Rivera, Deborah E. Linder, Danielle Pinchette, Neil J. Grossman, Cynthia Hellman, Noémie Guérin, Marguerite E. O'Haire

    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...

  7. Bit By Bit Therapy

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    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...

  8. Therapeutic Animal Partners (TAP)

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    TAP is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in June 2007 by a group of five therapeutic equine enthusiasts who collectively had over 30 years of experience in the therapeutic equine activities field. Therapeutic Animal Partners (TAP) enriches the lives of adults and children with a variety of...

  9. Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding

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    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 ...

  10. We Will Ride, Inc.

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    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...

  11. Equul Access, Inc.

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    Equul Access, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization registered with the State of Minnesota that provides therapeutic equine assisted activities for individuals with special needs. Founded in 2002, we are a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International...

  12. Genesis Assistance Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Julie Collins

    Genesis Assistance Dogs are beautifully bred Golden Retrievers from Championship bloodlines. Our dogs are typically more structurally sound than dogs who are bred to be family pets. It is vital that our dogs are able to tirelessly perform their important duties. Health clearances are sought for:...

  13. Acorn Hill EAAT Inc.

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    Acorn Hill EAAT Inc.'s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with special needs in central Minnesota through Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT).

  14. Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    TRI’s mission is to provide a therapeutic environment through horseback riding and other activities for people with disabilities or other challenges.

  15. Valor Equine Therapy Service, Inc. (V.E.T.S.)

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    V.E.T.S. is a Montana-based not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing therapeutic services for Military veterans, police, firefighters and first responders suffering from PTSD and/or TBI.  The program is administered by professional equestrian instructors in a quiet, peaceful and...

  16. Paws for Progress: The development and evaluation of the first prison based dog training programme in the UK

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    | Contributor(s):: Rebecca Jean Leonardi

    The most common type of human animal interaction (HAI) programme used in prisons involves prisoners caring for and training unwanted dogs from rescue shelters, to prepare the dogs for rehoming. Such programmes have been previously developed specifically aimed towards male young offenders, and...

  17. Ranch Hand Rescue

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    Ranch Hands Rescue fills a special niche in mental health counseling services in that we specialize in treating the more complex trauma cases, such as victims of severe and repetitive abuse and people not making progress in their current treatment programs. We heal emotionally battered people...

  18. The Therapy Farm LLC

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    The Therapy Farm offers a distinctive occupational therapy experience for those who (are disabled or) have special needs. Our unique approach is holistic, multi-sensory and fun. Far from clinical or cold, we incorporate animals like dogs and horses and the outdoors into our practice as often as...

  19. Health Directed Riding

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    The mission of Health Directed Riding, Inc., is to enhance the well-being of persons with disabilities through horseback riding and other equine related activities within a safe, enjoyable and familiar atmosphere, designed by professionals and implemented primarily by volunteers, while working...

  20. Stone Acres Therapeutic Riding

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