Through workshops and retreats in team building and skills development for organizations of all kinds, Berkshire HorseWorks offers the tools to cope, heal, compete, challenge, communicate, lead, empathize and thrive in today’s stressful world. We bring the amazingly powerful modality of...
Pal-O-Mine Equestrian is a non-profit 501(c)(3) therapeutic riding program dedicated to teaching horseback riding to individuals with disabilities.Therapeutic horseback riding at Pal-O-Mine brings about remarkable benefits to our students through stretching both mind and muscles. Improvements in...
Hope Reins of Raleigh
Hope Reins of Raleigh provides comfort to hurting children and their families by providing one-on-one sessions between caring leaders and extraordinary ‘equine counselors,’ many of whom are rescued horses and faced abuse and neglect themselves. Our services are free of charge and made...
A qualitative and quantitative review of equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP) with children and adolescents
| Contributor(s):: Lentini, Jennifer A, Knox, Michele
Developing coherent leadership in partnership with horses–a new approach to leadership training
| Contributor(s):: Gehrke, Ellen Kaye
Hold Your Horses
Hold Your Horses offers equine assisted services in a private farm setting. We are dedicated to providing effective interventions that help clients achieve wellness and increase quality of life. Year round services are available with heated indoor and scenic outdoor facilities.A professional...
How Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy Addresses Military Sexual Trauma among Female Veterans: Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Claire Niessen-Derry
There were roughly 5,061 reports of MST since the Department of Defense’s (DOD) fiscal year of 2012. The DOD believes that MST is vastly under reported and estimates that less than 20% of sexual assaults have been reported over the past seven years. The research question for this systematic...
'I wish people had ears like horses': Horses as therapists
| Contributor(s):: Gibbons, Judith L., Poelker, Katelyn E.
The Therapeutic Benefits of Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy With At-risk Adolescents
| Contributor(s):: Wake, Casey
How equine facilitated psychotherapists describe their experiences with adults diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
| Contributor(s):: Thiel, Jennifer M.
Exploring how engagement in equine therapy in associated with emotional and behavioral health outcomes in at-risk boys in a residential facility
| Contributor(s):: Ross, Shannon Elaine
Using horses to teach authentic leadership skills to at-risk youth
| Contributor(s):: Adams, Brittany Lee
Healing Hooves offers a variety of equine-related programs. The Equine Assisted Learning program uses an experiential learning approach that promotes the development of life skills for educational, professional, and personal goals through equine-assisted activities. The Equine...
Healthcare provider perception and knowledge of equine-assisted psychotherapy : a survey of providers in Oregon
| Contributor(s):: Kirstyn Everson
A study was conducted to evaluate healthcare providers’ knowledge and perception of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP). The knowledge transfer model was utilized to develop the project and to identify areas for future inquiry. For the study, a literature review was conducted and mental...
The impact of an equine facilitated learning program on youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Contributor(s):: P. Erdman, D. Miller, S. Jacobson
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of an equine facilitated learning program on youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who were paired with typically developing peers. Even though there has been an increasing interest in the field of animal assisted interventions and the...
Equine facilitated psychotherapy: A pilot study of effect on posttraumatic stress symptoms in maltreated youth
| Contributor(s):: McCullough, Leslie, Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Rorke, John
Equine-facilitated body and emotion-oriented psychotherapy designed for adolescents and adults not responding to mainstream treatment: A structured program
| Contributor(s):: Johansen, Siv Grethe, Arfwedson Wang, Catharina Elisabeth, Binder, Per-Einar, Malt, Ulrik Fredrik
Horse play: A brief psychological intervention for disengaged youths
| Contributor(s):: Kendall, Elizabeth, Maujean, Annick
An Exploratory Mixed Methodology Study Into the Theoretical Foundation of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy
| Contributor(s):: Bradford Tyler Dawson
Equine-assisted psychotherapy is emerging as a new alternative therapy method. As the field is new, there is limited amount of research looking at the current theoretical foundation being utilized in the therapeutic process. This study aims to explore the field of equine-assisted psychotherapy...
A 1,200 Pound Therapist and Window to the Mind: An Interview with Hayley Sumner
15 Sep 2015 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
“You have to earn a horse’s trust by being true, honest, and aware of both the horse and yourself,” said Hayley Sumner, Founder and Executive Director of Berkshire...