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  1. The Influence of Hippotherapy on the Body Posture in a Sitting Position among Children with Cerebral Palsy

    Contributor(s):: Matusiak-Wieczorek, E., Dziankowska-Zaborszczyk, E., Synder, M., Borowski, A.

  2. Effects of simulated sea motion on stepping behaviour in sheep

    Contributor(s):: Navarro, Grisel, Santurtun, Eduardo, Phillips, Clive J. C.

    Animals respond to a moving floor during transport by stepping in different directions to maintain their balance, but little is known about the importance of different types of movement. Four sheep were restrained in a crate on a platform that could be programmed to provide the various movements...

  3. Influence of neurophysiological hippotherapy on the transference of the centre of gravity among children with cerebral palsy

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    | Contributor(s):: Mackow, A., Monika Małachowska-Sobieska, Ewa Demczuk-Włodarczyk, Marta Sidorowska, Alicja Szklarska, Anna Lipowicz

  4. Long-term effects of robotic hippotherapy on dynamic postural stability in cerebral palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Young Joo Cha, Megan Stanley, Tim Shurtleff, Joshua S. H. You

    Dynamic postural instability is a common neuromuscular impairment in cerebral palsy (CP), which often includes balance dysfunction and an associated risk of serious falls. Robotic hippotherapy has recently become a widespread clinical application to facilitate postural core stabilization,...

  5. Thai elephant‐assisted therapy programme in children with Down syndrome

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    | Contributor(s):: Satiansukpong, Nuntanee, Pongsaksri, Maethisa, Sasat, Daranee

    The objectives of this study were to examine the effects of the Thai Elephant‐Assisted Therapy Programme for children with Down syndrome (DS) (TETP‐D) on balance, postural control and visual motor integration (VMI). A quasi‐experimental design with blind control was used. Sixteen children with...

  6. Effects of horse-riding exercise on balance, gait, and activities of daily living in stroke patients

    | Contributor(s):: Yong-Nam, Kim, Dong-Kyu, Lee

  7. Stability in children with cerebral palsy...Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Conference, 3-4 October 2015, Hong Kong

    | Contributor(s):: Prakash, R. Harihara, Jayachandran, R.

  8. Effects of hippotherapy on postural stability in cerebral palsy: report of a case

    | Contributor(s):: Fernández-Gutiérrez, C., Apolo-Arenas, M. D., Martínez-García, Y., Caña-Pino, A.

  9. Does hippotherapy effect use of sensory information for balance in people with multiple sclerosis?

    | Contributor(s):: Lindroth, J. L.

  10. The effects of therapeutic horseback riding on balance

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, Susan Keel

  11. Sustainable Healthcare for Our Pets- It's Not in the Bag: Dr. Liza Schneider at TEDxTauranga

    In our modern pet society, our pets each processed pet foods, and the same drugs that humans use for many of the same diseases and illnesses. But animals are really suffering and many are becoming resistant to the drugs and remedies.  Liza went back to her roots and thought about ways to...

  12. The Effect of Hippotherapy on Balance Ability in Subjects with Balance Disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Lauren Patricia Kelley, Brian Garner (adviser)

    Hippotherapy is a type of therapy that utilizes the motion of a horse to facilitate the stimulation and stretching of muscles in people with disabilities in order to increase strength, balance ability and coordination. Though hippotherapy facilitators, patients and their parents claim that this...

  13. Effects of hippotherapy on recovery of gait and balance ability in patients with stroke

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, C. W., Kim, S. G., Yong, M. S.

  14. The effects of hippotherapy and a horse riding simulator on the balance of children with cerebral palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, C. W., Kim, S. G., Na, S. S.

  15. The effects of hippotherapy on elderly persons' static balance and gait

    | Contributor(s):: Kim, S. G., Lee, C. W.

  16. Equine assisted activities and therapies: A case study of an older adult

    | Contributor(s):: Wehofer, Lisa, Goodson, Nicole, Shurtleff, Tim L.

  17. SLO Hoofbeats Therapeutic Riding

    At SLO (San Luis Obispo) Hoofbeats our mission is to improve the lives of individuals with physical, intellectual and emotional disabilities through the healing power of the horse.

  18. Rising Stars Therapeutic Riding Center

    Rising Stars is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit offering equine therapeutic riding and equine assisted therapy to children and adults with disabilities throughout southcentral idaho.

  19. Chastain Horse Park

    Chastain Horse Park provides community members with riding lessons, horse boarding, and equine-assisted therapy programs.

  20. Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Programs (CPEAP)

    The Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Programs is an all volunteer organization that was founded to provide equine assisted therapy to the Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) at Bethesda, Maryland. Begun in May of 2006 at Fort Myer, Virginia, the Caisson...