Hoofbeats to Healing
Hoofbeats to Healing is dedicated to providing therapeutic horse back riding in Saratoga Springs, Utah. We use an effective natural approach to therapeutic horse back riding via Missouri Fox Trotter and Andalusian horses. Based on the theory of Cross hemispheric integration, which is if a...
The Community Association for Riders with Disabilities (CARD)
Since its incorporation in 1969, CARD has provided therapy in the fields of cognitive therapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation, medicine, and adapted sport. CARD’s therapeutic horseback riding program benefits riders who seek physical or cognitive therapies, who have a variety of...
HorsePlay Therapy Center
HorsePlay Therapy Center is a not-for-profit therapy organization, located in the heart of St. Augustine, FL, that specializes in serving children with special needs and veterans with PTSD and other life-altering injuries. Our facility is based on the leading national medical therapy model...
Effect of Equine-Assisted Activities on Cardiac Autonomic Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Pilot Randomized-Controlled Trial
| Contributor(s):: Park, I. K., Lee, J. Y., Suk, M. H., Yoo, S., Seo, Y. G., Oh, J. K., Kwon, J. Y.
Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of hippotherapy and related equine-assisted therapies on motor capabilities in children with cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: Martin Häusler, Nicole Heussen
Background Equine-assisted treatments of the motor system appear to have an effect on the neuromuscular system and aim to improve the pathological condition of children with cerebral palsy. Hippotherapy is a distinct form of equine-assisted therapy where certified physiotherapists use the...
Effects of horse riding simulator on sitting motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: Chinniah, H., Natarajan, M., Ramanathan, R., Ambrose, J. W. F.
Our goal is two-fold; we are rescuing horses and giving them a high noble purpose - rescuing loved ones and restoring meaning to their lives. Guiding Reins offers an alternative to improve mental/physical health for all ages. Horses once destined for disposal create a unique and powerful...
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.
Impact of adaptive devices on horses, assisting persons, and riders with cerebral palsy in a therapeutic riding program
| Contributor(s):: Lana Kaiser, Mathew J. Edick, Katherine Smith Buckler, Camie Heleski, Sherman Gorbis, Bonnie DePue, Liz Lewis, LeeAnn J. Kaiser
Hypothesis: The goal of this study was to evaluate the impact of three different adaptive devices used to facilitate therapeutic horseback riding for riders with cerebral palsy (CP), the horses, and the assisting persons. The study hypothesis was that there is no difference in clinical benefit...
Healing By Horseback
'Healing By Horseback' provides speech, physical and occupational therapy services to individuals with disabilities in Northwest Arkansas.
Do the type of walking surface and the horse speed during hippotherapy modify the dynamics of sitting postural control in children with cerebral palsy?
| Contributor(s):: Flores, F. M., Dagnese, F., Copetti, F.
Embracing Variability and Repetition in Practice: A Commentary on Outcomes following Physical Therapy Incorporating Hippotherapy on Neuromotor Function and Bladder Control in Children with down Syndrome: A Case Series
| Contributor(s):: Doralp, S.
2020Phys Occup Ther Pediatr403261-2620194-263810.1080/01942638.2020.1746900engSchool of Physical Therapy, Western University, London, Canada.text
Hippotherapy on postural balance in the sitting position of children with cerebral palsy - Longitudinal study
| Contributor(s):: Moraes Ag Pt, MSc, Copetti, F. PhD, Ângelo, Vr Bs, Chiavoloni, L. Bs, de David, A. C. PhD
Immediate effect of horse riding simulator on adductor spasticity in children with cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Hemachithra, C., Meena, N., Ramanathan, R., Felix, A. J. W.
Equine-Assisted Intervention to Improve Perceived Value of Everyday Occupations and Quality of Life in People with Lifelong Neurological Disorders: A Prospective Controlled Study
| Contributor(s):: Palsdottir, A. M., Gudmundsson, M., Grahn, P.
People with neurological disorders suffer from poor mobility, poor balance, fatigue, isolation and monotonous everyday activities. Studies show that equine-assisted interventions can improve their mobility and balance, but could these kinds of interventions also increase participants' activity...
Focus Hippotherapy's mission is to offer therapy from licensed/certified physical and occupational therapists using the horse as a tool to develop strength, balance, posture, muscle tone moderation (relaxation or increased tone), motor planning, body awareness, task focus and confidence.
Factors Influencing Motor Outcome of Hippotherapy in Children with Cerebral Palsy
| Contributor(s):: Seung Mi, Y., Ji Young, L., Hye Yeon, S., Yun Sik, S., Jeong Yi, K.
Heaven's Gait Therapeutic Riding (Alpha Equestrian Center)
Alpha Equestrian Center is the home of Heaven’s Gait Therapeutic Riding and is a Premier PATH Accredited Center. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Heaven’s Gait’s mission is to provide emotional, physical and social benefits for children and adults with special needs such...
Hands & Hearts for Horses
Hands and Hearts for Horses provides unique therapeutic services to individuals with a variety of special needs. Our clients often have limited access to specialized physical activities and limited resources. The populations we serve include, but are not limited to, individuals with autism...
GaitWay Therapeutic Horsemanship
GaitWay Therapeutic Horsemanship provides equine therapy to children and adults with a variety of disabilities. By riding, they grow stronger, both mentally and physically. We serve children and adults who have cerebral palsy, autism, developmental delays, scoliosis, ADHD, depression, anxiety,...