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  1. A randomized controlled trial of the impact of therapeutic horse riding on the quality of life, health, and function of children with cerebral palsy

    Contributor(s):: Rosenbaum, Peter

  2. A randomized controlled trial of the impact of therapeutic horse riding on the quality of life, health, and function of children with cerebral palsy

    Contributor(s):: Rosenbaum, Peter

  3. Amy's Wish With Wings

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    Our mission is to provide equine assisted activities for children with special needs. This may include but is not limited to children with autism, down syndrome, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, victims of abuse, vision impaired, selective mutism and many others.  These children benefit...

  4. Bridge Riding for the Disabled

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    Bridge Riding for the Disabled is a Thirty one year old program located in southwestern Ohio, serving over 50 riders a year. Dedicated to helping disabled people, both children and adults, find new freedom through their experiences with horses. We serve many individuals with a variety of...

  5. Cardiorespiratory and Biomechanical Changes with Hippotherapy in Children with and without Cerebral Palsy

    | Contributor(s):: B.R. Rigby, A.R. Gloekner, S. Papadakis, A.A. Bane, J.S. Forsse, A.E. Bird, T.R. Willard, D.L. Bullinger, R.R. Rogers, K.D. Biggerstaff, P.W. Grandjean

    Hippotherapy utilizes the rhythmic movement of the horse to improve functional abilities and quality of life of individuals with neurological impairments. Little is known regarding the changes in body segment kinematics and cardiovascular responses of the rider due to the therapy. A change in the...

  6. Changes in dynamic trunk/head stability and functional reach after hippotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Shurtleff, T. L., Standeven, J. W., Engsberg, J. R.

  7. Changes in trunk and head stability in children with cerebral palsy after hippotherapy: a pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Shurtleff, T. L., Engsberg, J. R.

  8. Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship

    Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship (CTRH) serves children and adults with disabilities by providing equine-assisted activites and therapies including adaptive recreational horseback riding, hippotherapy, equine facilitated learning, and WORTHSM (Warrior's Own Road to Horsemanship)...

  9. Development of a Structured Horseback Riding Therapeutic Program for Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Taylor Sunshine Clark

    This research concentrates on the development of a therapeutic horseback riding program for young adults with Cerebral Palsy enrolled in the non-profit program, Always Wanted a Riding Experience (A.W.A.R.E) in San Marcos, Texas. This project involves a 21- year-old female with severe spastic...

  10. 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...

  11. Does horseback riding therapy or therapist-directed hippotherapy rehabilitate children with cerebral palsy?

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    | Contributor(s):: Sterba, J. A.

  12. Effect of therapeutic horseback riding on posture in children with cerebral palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Bertoti, D. B.

  13. Effects of hippotherapy on people with cerebral palsy from the users' perspective: a qualitative study

    | Contributor(s):: Debuse, D., Gibb, C., Chandler, C.

  14. Equi-Librium, Inc.

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    Founded in 2001 and located on an 18+ acre farm in Nazareth, PA, Equi-librium provides individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as social/emotional needs, with accessible and affordable therapy by utilizing horses as therapy tools. Equine Assisted Activity & Therapy...

  15. Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education

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    Free Rein is a member center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH International).  All of our instructors are certified through their rigorous year-long training program. Free Rein is the only PATH member center in Transylvania, Henderson, or...

  16. Front Range Hippotherapy

    Hippotherapy Physical Therapy Services in the Boulder/Longmont Area Hippotherapy can be a valuable physical therapy tool for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. Our physical therapist has over 18 years of experience and we own and operate our family-friendly facility in Longmont,...

  17. GaitWay Therapeutic Horsemanship

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    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,...

  18. Great and Small

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    Great and Small is a private, non-profit community based program, founded in 1998, that provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons to persons with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. We serve students with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsey, and...

  19. Hands & Hearts for Horses

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    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...

  20. Happy Trails Therapeutic Horsemanship

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    Happy Trails Riding Academy is a PATH International premier accredited center which enriches the lives of children and adults with physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities through equine facilitated therapy. Therapeutic horsemanship has been proven to provide a unique opportunity for...