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  1. Horsin' Around

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    Horsin' Around is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization that relies entirely on the generosity of friends, family and members of our community to keep us "in the saddle."Horsin’ Around provides riding experiences for individuals with a wide range of special needs, both...

  2. Heaven's Gait Therapeutic Riding (Alpha Equestrian Center)

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    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...

  3. 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...

  4. Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

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    Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center began in 2006 with two students and a whole lot of faith. Bonnie Rachael opened the center in her backyard in Guyton, Georgia, after finding an article about a similar program in a flyer at church. Knowing this was something God called her to, she began...

  5. Bearfoot Ranch

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    Bearfoot Ranch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit equestrian center dedicated to providing therapeutic riding lessons and other riding activities in a safe, effective and compassionate environment. The center furthers our students’ knowledge of horses; offers lessons to children and individuals...

  6. BEATS (Bethany's Equine and Aquatic Therapy Services, Inc.)

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    BEATS is a therapy company that specializes in the use of hippotherapy and aquatic therapy as primary tools of treating children and adults as disabilities. Specially trained and licensed therapists – physical, occupational & speech – use the unique properties of these two...

  7. Jacob's Ladder Riding

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  8. Coweta Organization for Riding, Rehabilitation and Learning (CORRAL)

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    CORRAL was formed in the fall of 1987 to provide therapeutic horseback riding facilities and instruction for the mentally and physically challenged. Operating out of the historic Sewell barn in Roscoe, CORRAL started in the spring of 1988. There have been continuous renovations of the barn...

  9. Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding

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    At Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding, our mission is to provide therapeutic horseback riding and other services for children and adults that promote and enrich their physical, developmental, psychological, and social well-being to encourage them to reach beyond limits.

  10. Reece Center for Handicapped Horsemanship

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    We have provided equine therapy for Metro AtlantaНЌ physically and mentally challenged children and adults since 1984. We are looking forward to serving for the next 30 years.

  11. An analysis of human-coyote relationship in metropolitan Atlanta, Ga

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    | Contributor(s):: Jeremy W. Hooper

    Human-coyote interactions are an increasing challenge for North American wildlife managers. My objectives were to: 1) provide data on the types and general spatial distribution of human-coyote interactions in metropolitan Atlanta; 2) identify landscapes associated with human-coyote...

  12. Angels on Horseback

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    The mission of Angels on Horseback is to provide therapeutic equine-assisted activities to individuals with mental, physical or emotional disabilities and to encourage growth through the benefits of horse and human relationships. We offer Equine-Assisted Activities (EAA) that include...

  13. Stride Ahead Inc.

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    The mission of Stride Ahead is to empower people in need in DeKalb County to achieve their highest potential. We use horses in proven methods that provide transformative experiences in personal, social, educational, and physical development. Stride Ahead professionals are trained and certified...

  14. Hooves Marching for Mercy

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    The first part of our mission is... Rescuing and providing sanctuary to abandoned, sick/injured, and abused potbelly pigs and other animal friends, as we have room. The second part of our mission is... Providing sanctuary and a peaceful and healing environment for military, military...

  15. Another Tool in the Fight against Epilepsy: Seizure Response Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Hollingsworth, Jan Carter

  16. Georgia court rejects pet's intrinsic value appeal

    | Contributor(s):: Nolen, R. S.

  17. Turn-Of-The-Century Dogs In Atlanta

    | Contributor(s):: Salter, Lillian Youngs

  18. A close keeper-nonhuman animal distance does not reduce undesirable behavior in contact yard goats and sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, U. S., Maple, T. L., Bloomsmith, M. A.

    This study investigated the relation between zookeeper-nonhuman animal distance and the undesirable behaviour that goats and sheep exhibited toward visitors of Zoo Atlanta's (Georgia, USA) contact yard. It hypothesized that a close distance between keeper and animal would be associated with a...

  19. Lion, ungulate, and visitor reactions to playbacks of lion roars at Zoo Atlanta

    | Contributor(s):: Kelling, A. S., Allard, S. M., Kelling, N. J., Sandhaus, E. A., Maple, T. L.

    Felids in captivity are often inactive and elusive in zoos, leading to a frustrating visitor experience. Eight roars were recorded from an adult male lion and played back over speakers as auditory enrichment to benefit the lions while simultaneously enhancing the zoo visitor experience. In...

  20. Novel environmental enrichment may provide a tool for rapid assessment of animal personality: a case study with giant pandas ( Ailuropoda melanoleuca )

    | Contributor(s):: Powell, D. M., Svoke, J. T.

    Historically, the assessment of nonhuman animal personality has included a variety of methods - from direct behavioural observations in a variety of test situations to assessments provided by animal caretakers or trainers. Careful observation of how animals in zoos interact with novel enrichment...