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  1. Alternative Therapies for People with Special Needs: An Emphasis on Animal-Assisted Therapies

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    | Contributor(s):: Emily Hamilton

    This paper contains research examining the effectiveness of alternative therapies - play therapy, art therapy, music therapy, horticulture therapy, and animal-assisted therapies – in helping various special needs populations. The focus of this research was on animal-assisted therapies...

  2. Equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with autism spectrum disorders

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    | Contributor(s):: B. Caitlin Peters

    Objective: The purpose of this dissertation is to systematically map, and then advance, the state of scientific and theoretical development of equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAATs) for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Method: This dissertation is composed of two...

  3. Estudio descriptivo de la equinoterapia en la RegiĆ³n Metropolitana

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    | Contributor(s):: Sergio Andrés Hernández Avalos

    La rehabilitación es un gran desafío para el ser humano, por esto siempre se están investigando y probando nuevos métodos para lograrla. Así también, desde antaño se han utilizado en ella métodos naturales como la zooterapia, la cual busca...

  4. Heroes and Horses: Veteran and Equine Experiences with Equine Facilitated Learning and Therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Karen Elizabeth Krob

    Equine-based programs with goals of helping Veterans and those involved in Veterans' lives are quickly gaining in number and popularity. A number of hypotheses exist as to why such programs might be effective, but what is the experience of those participating in such programs? Further, it...

  5. Encountering the Other: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry into Horse/Human Interaction

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    | Contributor(s):: Hana Gartner

    This thesis asks how and why a serendipitous and spontaneous personal encounter with a being from another species created an ongoing bond. Through the lens of three intersecting disciplines: environmental studies, animal behaviour and health science, I explore how the horse, over time, has gone...

  6. The Experience of Equine Assisted Personal Growth

    | Contributor(s):: Darling, Kathryn M.

  7. The Feasibility of Implementing Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapy Curriculum in Higher Education

    | Contributor(s):: Colston, Calyn Marie

  8. 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...

  9. The Effect of Hippotherapy on Balance Ability in Subjects with Balance Disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Lauren Patricia Kelley, Brian Garner (adviser)

    Hippotherapy is a type of therapy that utilizes the motion of a horse to facilitate the stimulation and stretching of muscles in people with disabilities in order to increase strength, balance ability and coordination. Though hippotherapy facilitators, patients and their parents claim that this...

  10. Comparing the pelvis kinematics of able-bodied children during normal gait and when riding a therapeutic horse

    | Contributor(s):: Brandon Rhett Rigby, Brian A. Garner (adviser)

    Hippotherapy is a treatment strategy that uses horse movement as physical therapy tool for clients with a broad range of diagnoses including cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis. The prevailing theory is that the gait motion of the therapeutic horse provides sensory stimulus and movement...

  11. Increasing public awareness of the benefits of hippotherapy: an advocacy plan

    | Contributor(s):: Melanie A. Vohnout

    Therapy comes in a variety of forms and methods, each having its own unique benefits. One particular group of therapy programs is known as equine assisted therapy, this is where the horse is used in the therapy process. A more specific type of equine assisted therapy...

  12. Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies

    | Contributor(s):: Petitto, Carol C.

  13. Horse medicine: A spiritual orientation to equine assisted activities and therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Raiborn, Starla

  14. Effects of an Equine Assisted Activities program on youth with Emotional Disturbance: A pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Stebbins, Tira