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  1. Special Equestrians

    The mission of Special Equestrians, Inc. is to provide high quality therapeutic horseback riding and equine assisted activities to persons with physical, mental, developmental, and emotional disabilities.In accomplishing our mission, the goal is to increase the independence and quality of...

  2. Victory Reins Therapeutic Riding Center

    Victory Reins mission is to provide therapeutic equine recreational activities for special needs children and adults so they can experience the bond that is created between horse and rider.

  3. Healing Horses Singapore

    Healing Horses Singapore is a privately owned social enterprise mainly focusing on early intervention for young children.Healing Horses is the first indoor therapeutic horse riding training organisation in Singapore catering to children and teenagers with special needs.Healing Horses...

  4. Stirrups 'n Strides Therapeutic Riding Center

    Vision – Empower, Enrich, and InspireMission – To provide therapeutic horseback riding and driving to anyone with physical, mental, and emotional challenges, and to improve the quality of life for these individuals with the opportunity for emotional, educational, and...

  5. Purposeful Refuge

    We are a faith-based organization that provides equine-assisted activities along with farm animal encounters. Our friendly volunteers and generous supporters make these LIFE-CHANGING experiences possible!Bridging the path to WHOLENESS by providing a REFUGE for the hurting and unique...

  6. Riding With Heart

    Riding with HEART is a 501(C) 3 Non-Profit organization located in Pittstown, NJ on 29+ Green Acres Preserved Farmland. Riding with HEART (RWH) provides a multitude of equine assisted activities and therapies to adults and children that may have physical, cognitive, or emotional...

  7. Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center

    Since 1976, we have led the effort to help those with disabilities to lead more enriched lives through adaptive horseback riding and hippotherapy.At Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, our mission is to improve the bodies, minds, and spirits of children and adults with disabilities through...

  8. Ther-Equine Therapeutic Riding Center

    Ther-Equine’s mission is to promote and enhance the welfare of individuals with disabilities by providing a program of therapeutic, educational, and recreational value: and further, to empower individuals who are mentally, physically and/or emotional challengedthrough the use of horses,...

  9. Divine Equine Therapeutic Riding Center

    Divine Equine TRC was born out of a love of horses and helping people.  Opened to the public in February of 2012, we hit the ground running, reaching out to the community and holding sessions 26 weeks out of the year.  The owner/founder, Nell Ward, is an enthusiastic and...

  10. 4 Paws 4 Patriots

    A non-profit organization established to provide service dogs and training to disabled veterans at no cost to the veteran. By partnering with animal shelters, rescues, volunteers and contract trainers the staff at 4 Paws 4 Patriots is able to provide these life changing services while making the...

  11. Service Dogs and How They Help Human Beings

    Contributor(s):: Anna Ercoli Schnitzer

    Service animals are animals that are individually trained to perform tasks for people with disabilities such as guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling wheelchairs, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, or performing other special tasks. Service...

  12. Shooting them isn't the answer : why pets matter in disasters

    Contributor(s):: Steve Glassey

    With over 44% of those failing to evacuate during Hurricane Katrina doing so in part because they were unable to take their pets, the issue of pets in disasters has become a major issue and focus for emergency managers worldwide. The academic consensus is that pets are seen as part of the human...

  13. Human - animal interaction and the benefits to mental health: A phenomenological study

    Contributor(s):: Jasmin Jau

    The prevalence of mental illness is a major concern in Australia and worldwide. It is one of the leading causes of disability in Australia and it is estimated that globally one in four people will experience a mental illness at some point in their life. One of the lesser known therapies and...

  14. The impact of therapeutic riding for people with disabilities on variables related to mental health

    Contributor(s):: Schneider, M. S., Harley, L. P.

    Substantial anecdotal evidence and some research indicate that therapeutic riding for people with disabilities has a positive impact on mental health. There is similar evidence showing that equine programs that include a psychotherapeutic component also have a positive impact. However, much of...

  15. Physically disabled adolescents' experience of therapeutic riding : a phenomenological investigation

    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...

  16. The impact of therapeutic riding for people with disabilities on variables related to mental health

    Contributor(s):: Schneider, M. S., Harley, L. P.

    Substantial anecdotal evidence and some research indicate that therapeutic riding for people with disabilities has a positive impact on mental health. There is similar evidence showing that equine programs that include a psychotherapeutic component also have a positive impact. However, much of...

  17. A systematic review of animal-assisted therapy on psychosocial outcomes in people with intellectual disability

    Contributor(s):: Maber-Aleksandrowicz, Sarah, Avent, Cerian, Hassiotis, Angela

  18. English learners with disabilities in high school: Population characteristics, transition programs, and postschool outcomes

    Contributor(s):: Trainor, Audrey, Murray, Angela, Kim, Hye-Jung

  19. Characteristics of transition planning and services for students with high-incidence disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Trainor, Audrey A., Morningstar, Mary E., Murray, Angela

  20. Hippotherapy acute impact on heart rate variability non-linear dynamics in neurological disorders

    Contributor(s):: Cabiddu, R.