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  1. Triads in Equine-Assisted Social Work Enhance Therapeutic Relationships with Self-Harming Adolescents

    Contributor(s):: Catharina Carlsson

    Despite an increasing number of studies, there is still a lack of knowledge about the unique features that underlie the process in equine assisted social work (EASW). This study aimed to reveal, through qualitative methods, the dyads within the triad that become stronger during the process of...

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

    Contributor(s):: D. Kopasová

  3. Effect of hippotherapy in the global motor coordination in individuals with Down Syndrome

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    | Contributor(s):: Marcy Wilhelm-South, Valéria Sovat de Freitas Costa, Hudday Mendes da Silva, Monique de Azevêdo, André Ribeiro da Silva, Ludmila Lucena Pereira Cabral, Jonatas de França Barros

    Introduction: Down syndrome (DS) of all genetic syndromes is the most common. In Hippotherapy, three-dimensional movements, provided by horse walking, awaken in the body of children with DS a large amount of sensory and neuromuscular stimuli, which directly interfere with overall development...

  4. Does Hippotherapy Improve Gross Motor Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy?

    | Contributor(s):: Rachel Y. Maestas

    Cerebral palsy (CP) refers to a group of non-progressive disorders of movement and posture caused by abnormal development of, or damage to, motor control centers of the brain. CP is caused by events before, during, or after birth. The abnormalities of muscle control that define CP are often...

  5. Narrative synthesis of equine‐assisted psychotherapy literature: Current knowledge and future research directions

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, Ping‐Tzu, Dakin, Emily, McLure, Merinda

  6. Equine-assisted activities and therapy for treating children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Jang, Byongsu, Song, Jihye, Kim, Jiwon, Kim, Seonwoo, Lee, Jiyoung, Shin, Hye-Yeon, Kwon, Jeong-Yi, Kim, Yun-Hee, Joung, Yoo-Sook

  7. 'I wish people had ears like horses': Horses as therapists

    | Contributor(s):: Gibbons, Judith L., Poelker, Katelyn E.

  8. Pet Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Anger, William H., Akins, Sybil

  9. A systematic review of the efficacy of equine-assisted interventions on psychological outcomes

    | Contributor(s):: Kendall, Elizabeth, Maujean, Annick, Pepping, Christopher A., Downes, Martin, Lakhani, Ali, Byrne, Jason, Macfarlane, Kym

  10. The evaluation of an equine-assisted therapy programme with a group of boys in a youth care facility

    | Contributor(s):: Boshoff, Christa, Grobler, Herman, Nienaber, Alida

  11. Hippotherapy and respiratory muscle strength in children and adolescents with Down syndrome

    | Contributor(s):: Valeria Sovat de Freitas Costa, Hudday Mendes Da Silva, Elionenai Dornelles Alves, Patrick Ramon Stafin Coquerel, Andre Ribeiro da Silva, Jonatas de Franca Barros

    Individuals with Down syndrome may have decreased respiratory muscle strength due to hypotonia, a common characteristic in this population. Objective: To analyze the effects of a hippotherapy program on respiratory muscle strength in individuals with Down syndrome. Materials and methods: The...

  12. [The psychiatric aspects of animal assisted therapy]

    | Contributor(s):: Banszky, N., Kardos, E., Rozsa, L., Gerevich, J.

  13. Animal-assisted therapy with chronic psychiatric inpatients: equine-assisted psychotherapy and aggressive behavior

    | Contributor(s):: Nurenberg, J. R., Schleifer, S. J., Shaffer, T. M., Yellin, M., Desai, P. J., Amin, R., Bouchard, A., Montalvo, C.

  14. Animal assisted therapy: more than just recreation?

    | Contributor(s):: Lidgerwood, Sarah, Gillingham, Philip

  15. 'Queen of the world': Experiences of 'at-risk' young people participating in equine-assisted learning/therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Burgon, Hannah Louise

    There is a significant body of research into the benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) but less into the fields known as equine-assisted learning and therapy (EAL/EAT) where horses are incorporated in therapeutic and learning interventions. This paper explores the experiences of seven...

  16. Grief and horses: Putting the pieces together

    | Contributor(s):: Symington, Ashley

    The effectiveness of grief counseling may be enhanced through the utilization of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP). An experiential, solution-focused, and natural approach, EAP provides clients with the opportunity to discover solutions to challenges that exist within themselves. Counselors and...

  17. Talking horses: Equine psychotherapy and intersubjectivity

    | Contributor(s):: Siporin, Sheldon

    Drawing on the play Equus, this article discusses equine psychotherapy and intersubjectivity. In the play a teenage boy displays a pathological fascination with horses. A psychiatrist is consulted, and discovers that the horse embodies powerful religious and sexual signification for the boy,...

  18. The life-changing power of the horse: Equine-assisted activities and therapies in the U.S.

    | Contributor(s):: Erika L. Berg, Amy Causey

    Throughout the centuries, the horse and human relationship has evolved from one of sustenance to one of partnership. Historically, the idea of horses being partnered with humans in a therapeutic capacity is evident from writings of the ancient Greeks to documentation by European physicians and...

  19. La médiation équine en psychiatrie infanto-juvénile. D'un état des lieux à une étude d’évaluation clinique. = Equine-assisted therapy in child psychiatry

    | Contributor(s):: Ansorge, J., Sudres, J. L.

  20. Equine facilitated therapy with children and adolescents who have been sexually abused: A program evaluation study

    | Contributor(s):: Kemp, Kathleen, Signal, Tania, Botros, Helena, Taylor, Nik, Prentice, Kathy