Rising Star Riders
Rising Star Riders, RSR, provides therapeutic horseback riding, unmounted instruction and mental health services. We offer services to children and adults with physical and/or emotional challenges. During mounted instruction the participant learns how to properly mount...
Sunrise Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.
Sunrise is a member of PATH Intl. and uses only certified teachers. We are located in Floyd County, Indiana. We serve students from age 3-70 with disabilities including but not limited to Autism, ADD/ADHD,Down Syndrome,CP,MD, Emotional Disorders,OCD.
One Heart Equestrian Therapy, Inc.
One Heart Equestrian Therapy offers therapy to individuals demonstrating physical, cognitive, mental, or emotional limitations and special needs. One Heart welcomes all people with disabilities beginning at age two. We work with children and adults who have been born with disorders or...
Horses of Hope Oregon
The former Adaptive Riding Institute has been re-named Horses of Hope, to show the welcoming spirit that resonates within our stable, and our community of clients, volunteers, staff, board of directors, donors, and sponsors. We wish to give credit where it is due – to our incredible...
A glimpse at the future of animal-assisted interventions: Selected commentaries
| Contributor(s):: Turner, Dennis C., Rowan, Andrew N., Herzog, Harold, McCune, Sandra, Kruger, Katherine A., Griffin, James A., Esposito, Layla, Freund, Lisa S., Bures, Regina, Hurley, Karyl J., Gee, Nancy R., Fine, Aubrey H.
Love, laughter, and lessons: What a canine brought to a classroom for students with severe emotional disorders
| Contributor(s):: Anderson, Katherine L.
Presence of a dog on executive functioning and stress in children with emotional disorders
| Contributor(s):: Joanna Leigh Becker
Therapy dogs are increasingly used in interventions for youth with emotional disorders. Theories of human-animal interactions suggest that dogs offer social support, which favorably influences psychological functioning and reduces physiological stress. Such theories are based largely on anecdotal...
Horses that heal: the effectiveness of Equine Assisted Growth and Learning on the behavior of students diagnosed with Emotional Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Tetreault, Aimee
New Horizon Ranch
New Horizon Ranch, Inc. is a therapeutic horseback riding center located in Rantoul, Kansas and currently offering Hippotherapy, Therapeutic Riding, Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, and Summer Day Camp programs to individuals of all...
Endless Ribbon Foundation, Inc.
Endless Ribbon Foundation, Inc. is a 501c3 N0N-profit charitable organization dedicated to furthering equine therapy programs and circling out to other non-profit organization to maximize social entrepreneurship, land conservation, equine sanctuary needs, and much more.
Rehabilitation, Education, Assessment Center for Hippotherapy (REACH)
Our mission is to provide high quality assessment and rehabilitation programmes using the horse to provide a treatment strategy for adults and children with physical, mental, social and learning disabilities and as such allow more people to benefit from Hippotherapy and associated services.
Heads Up Special Riders
We provide a therapeutic horseback riding program and equine-oriented activities for children and adults. We help our students achieve not only physical strength, but also gain self assurance, the ability to learn new skills, increased willingness to communicate and an overall better quality of...
The Red Barn
Located on the banks of the Little Cahaba River, The Red Barn is a 501(c)3 organization that offers children and adults the opportunity to work with and learn to ride horses. The Red Barn can easily accommodate those with physical, cognitive, or emotional disabilities. We welcome individuals,...
H.O.R.S.E.S., Inc. (Helping Others Reach Success using Equine Services), is a PATH, Intl. Equine Assisted Therapy Center. We are a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that is run on grants, donations and with the assistance of volunteers. We have several programs to...
Maryland Therapeutic Riding
Founded in 1996, Maryland Therapeutic Riding (MTR) seeks to improve quality of life and conquer physical, developmental, and emotional health challenges through human and horse interaction.
Equi-Kids provides, promotes and supports equine assisted activities for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social or learning disabling conditions
Healing with the Human-Animal Bond: An Interview with Kate Nicoll
21 Apr 2014 |
Posted by Angel Tobey
With over 20 years of clinical experience, Kate Nicoll is more than familiar working with individuals coping with trauma, grief, or illness. Nicoll, founder of Soul Friends: Animal-Assisted...
Main Stay Therapeutic Riding
Main Stay first opened its' doors to students with special needs in 1984. Life long horsewoman Sara Foszcz joined forces with physical therapist Sandy Barcus and the journey began. For the first several years it co-existed with an able-bodied boarding and training facility owned and operated...
Cloud Dancers Therapeutic Horsemanship Program, Inc.
Cloud Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides equine-assisted experiences for individuals who are mentally, physically, emotionally or socially challenged.