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  1. A quantitative study of the psychosocial benefits of therapeutic horseback riding

    Contributor(s):: Brannon, Lori Ann.

  2. 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...

  3. Can hippotherapy make a difference in the quality of life of children with cerebral palsy? A pragmatic study

    | Contributor(s):: Silkwood-Sherer, D. J., McGibbon, N. H.

  4. Chastain Horse Park

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

  5. Combined motor disturbances following severe traumatic brain injury: an integrative long-term treatment approach

    | Contributor(s):: Keren, O., Reznik, J., Groswasser, Z.

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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

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

  10. 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...

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

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

  12. Horse preference for orientation during transport and the effect of orientation on balancing ability

    | Contributor(s):: Gibbs, A. E., Friend, T. H.

    Twelve horses transported in a 16-m long commercial straight-deck, topless trailer (16 wheels) were either: tied to the left side of the trailer (TL), tied to the right (TR) or loose (L). Four horses at a time were transported 4 laps around a 3.6-km rectangular course, reversing direction each...

  13. Impact of hippotherapy for balance improvement and flexibility in elderly people

    | Contributor(s):: Diniz, Luanna Honorato, de Mello, Edneia Corrêa, Ribeiro, Mariane Fernandes, Lage, Janaine Brandão, Bevilacqua Júnior, Domingos Emanuel, Ferreira, Alex Abadio, Ferraz, Mara Lúcia da Fonseca, Rosa, Rodrigo César, Teixeira, Vicente de Paula Antunes, Espindula, Ana Paula

  14. 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

  15. 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,...

  16. Non-native species do threaten the natural environment

    | Contributor(s):: Simberloff, D.

    Sagoff [See Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics (2005) 18, 215-236] argues, against growing empirical evidence, that major environmental impacts of non-native species are unproven. However, many such impacts, including extinctions of both island and continental species, have both...

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

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

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

  20. 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...