Complementary horse-assisted therapy for substance use disorders: a randomized controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Gatti, Francesca, Walderhaug, Espen, Kern-Godal, Ann, Lysell, Jeanette, Arnevik, Espen Ajo
Can Individuals with Down Syndrome Benefit from Hippotherapy? An Exploratory Study on Gait and Balance
Contributor(s):: Portaro, S., Cacciola, A., Naro, A., Cavallaro, F., Gemelli, G., Aliberti, B., De Luca, R., Calabrò, R. S., Milardi, D.
Free-Riders in the Nonprofit Industrial Complex: The Problem of Flexitarianism
Contributor(s):: Wrenn, C. L.
Caregiver perceptions of the benefits of hippotherapy for children with various disorders, disabilities, and medical conditions
Contributor(s):: Scotland-Coogan, D., Whitworth, J. D., O'Brien, C. N.
The Influence of Hippotherapy on the Body Posture in a Sitting Position among Children with Cerebral Palsy
Contributor(s):: Matusiak-Wieczorek, E., Dziankowska-Zaborszczyk, E., Synder, M., Borowski, A.
Psychodynamic Based Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy in Adults with Intertwined Personality Problems and Traumatization: A Systematic Review
Contributor(s):: Kovács, G., van Dijke, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Parental Perspectives of Occupational Therapy in an Equine Environment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Kalmbach, D., Wood, W., Peters, B. C.
Theoretical Development of Equine-assisted Activities and Therapies for Children with Autism: A Systematic Mapping Review
| Contributor(s):: B. Caitlin Peters, Wendy Wood, Susan Hepburn
In this systematic mapping review, we mapped the state of theoretical development of equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with autism to help illuminate promising theoretical frameworks. Across 42 studies and 22 non-research reports, we identified 10 explanatory formal theories...
Prevalence of Coursework in Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies at Universities and Colleges in the United States: A Scoping Review
| Contributor(s):: Nina Ekholm Fry, Emily Meszaros & Katie O'Neill
An increasing number of universities and colleges in the United States are offering coursework related to equine-assisted activities or therapies. We conducted a scoping review to determine the prevalence of such coursework at higher education institutions with information on geographic...
Behavioral and Physiological Effects of Equine-assisted Early Intervention for Mother- Child Dyads with Insecure Attachment
| Contributor(s):: Denise V. Hebesberger, Andrea Beetz, Kurt Kotrschal
Animals, including horses may be valuable partners in many activities, pedagogy and therapy. Contact between humans and animals can facilitate an oxytocin secretion that, as a consequence, may alleviates stress-responses, increases social orientation and that supports attachment and caregiving....
Human-Animal Interaction and Metaphor in Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: Empirical Support for the EAGALA Model
| Contributor(s):: Angela K. Fournier, Elizabeth A. Letson, Thomas D. Berry, Emma Leigh Pasiuk
Research was conducted on equine-assisted psychotherapy and learning (EAP), aimed at identifying and examining process variables. A total of 112 men and women participated in a correlational study, permitting the use of self-report data from EAP sessions within the model of the Equine-Assisted...
How Equine-Assisted Activities Affect the Prosocial Behavior of Adolescents
| Contributor(s):: Pelyva, I. Z., Kresák, R., Szovák, E., Tóth Á, L.
Multiple studies have investigated the positive effects of human–animal interactions and showed that animal-assisted activities can be successfully used to better human physical and mental health. Equine-assisted activities have also raised considerable attention within the field. Our...
Effects of Simulated Horseback Riding on Balance, Postural Sway, and Quality of Life in Older Adults With Parkinson's Disease
| Contributor(s):: Goudy, L. S., Rigby, B. R., Silliman-French, L., Becker, K. A.
The effect of equine-assisted therapies on behavioural, psychological and physical symptoms for children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: White, E., Zippel, J., Kumar, S.
Electromyographic analysis of stomatognathic muscles in elderly after hippotherapy
| Contributor(s):: de Mello, E. C., Regalo, S. C. H., Diniz, L. H., Lage, J. B., Ribeiro, M. F., Bevilacqua Junior, D. E., Rosa, R. C., Ferreira, A. A., Ferraz, M. L. F., Teixeira, V. P. A., Espindula, A. P.
Equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with autism spectrum disorders
| 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...
Do the type of walking surface and the horse speed during hippotherapy modify the dynamics of sitting postural control in children with cerebral palsy?
| Contributor(s):: Flores, F. M., Dagnese, F., Copetti, F.
SPIRIT Hippotherapy providing Specialist Physiotherapy in Rehabilitation. Based in Liverpool providing a service throughout the North West.
Effects of Hippotherapy on Coordination of Speech in a Person with Traumatic Brain Injury
| Contributor(s):: Anna Thrall, Matthew Moser
Hippotherapy occurs when physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speechlanguage pathologists use the movement of a horse as a treatment strategy. Previous research has documented improvements in gross motor function such as walking, reaching, standing, balance, and trunk control...
Equine Assisted Therapy for Patients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Case Series Study
| Contributor(s):: Shelef, A., Brafman, D., Rosing, T., Weizman, A., Stryjer, R., Barak, Y.