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Jun 23 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits
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May 10 2017
Physically disabled adolescents' experience of therapeutic riding : a phenomenological investigation
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Contributor(s):: Suzette Weideman
This dissertation serves as a report of a qualitative exploration of the experience of adolescents with physical disabilities during therapeutic horse-riding. The aim of the study is to understand the impact of therapeutic riding on the lived world of the participants in this unique form of...
Current Perspectives on Therapy Dog Welfare in Animal-Assisted Interventions
Contributor(s):: Lisa Maria Glenk
Research into the effects of animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) has primarily addressed human health outcomes. In contrast, only few publications deal with the therapy dog experience of AAIs. This paper provides an overview on potential welfare threats that therapy dogs may encounter and...
Mar 17 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: Incorporating Animals in Therapeutic Goals & Treatment
Mar 16 2017
Mar 15 2017
Bakas Riding Center
Bakas Equestrian Center has been a highly successful program since 1987. It offers horseback riding to children and adults and specializes in those with disabilities. Operated by the Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Department, the program provides group riding lessons, trail...
Fuzzy Therapy Miniature Horses, Inc.
Our mission is to bring smiles to everyone by sharing the love from our little horses with big hearts. Our little horses have been effective in helping people who are withdrawn to open up and become interactive. We provide education during our visits to share the knowledge we have about...
Feb 16 2017
Feb 10 2017
Accrediting the Therapeutic Riding Industry
Contributor(s):: Kelsey Lynch, Shannon Thieme, Julie M. Fagan
Therapeutic horseback riding is used for people with many disabilities through out the country. However, these programs can be quite expensive for the families of the participants. Many programs are not funded and since they are not covered by insurances, most families have to pay out of pocket....
Evaluating the benefits of animal-assisted interventions in home care : an introduction to the use of an animal as an intervention with a geriatric client.
Contributor(s):: Stern, Brandis L.
Teachers' and principals' perceptions of animals as pets and animal-assisted therapy in an educational setting
Contributor(s):: Fick, Janet L.
Reporting for duty : true stories of wounded veterans and their service dogs
Contributor(s):: Libby, Tracy
Paws for a Study Break: Running an Animal Assisted Therapy Program at the Gerstein Science Information Centre
Contributor(s):: Bell, Allison
Animal-assisted therapy : qualitative interviews with providers
Contributor(s):: Bachman, Anna Elizabeth