Equine-Assisted Services for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Helmer, Anne, Wechsler, Tamar, Gilboa, Yafit
Objective: This systematic review evaluated equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAATs), formerly referred to as equine-assisted services (EAS), in children and youth (ages 6–18 years) with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the International...
Horse-riding simulators in treatment of chronic low back pain: A meta-analysis
| Contributor(s):: Ren, Changsong, Liu, Tianhui, Zhang, Jichen
Hippotherapy: a systematic mapping review of peer-reviewed research, 1980 to 2018
| Contributor(s):: Wood, Wendy H., Fields, Beth E.
Evaluating the effectiveness of therapeutic horse riding for children and young people experiencing disability: a single-case experimental design study
| Contributor(s):: Martin, Rachelle A., Taylor, William J., Surgenor, Lois J., Graham, Fiona P., Levack, William M. M., Blampied, Neville M.
Electromyographic analysis of muscle activation of the trunk and lower limbs during human gait and hippotherapy using different ride mount materials
| Contributor(s):: Silva, M. A. B., Lupianhes, A. F. G., Lage, J. B., Sande, L. A. P., Rosa, R. C., Lombardi, L. A., Espindula, A. P.
The Efficacy of Hippotherapy for Physical Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Megan Hilgers, Haley Nielsen
Purpose: The purpose of this scholarly project is to examine existing literature pertaining to hippotherapy and conditions impacting physical health through completion of a systematic review. According to the American Hippotherapy Association (AHA, 2017), hippotherapy is defined as “how...
The Physical Therapeutic Benefits of Hippotherapy on Children with Physical Disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Heather Brand
Hippotherapy is a great choice of treatment for children with physical disabilities. It can improve gross motor function, balance, spasticity, posture, and gait, as reviewed in this paper. It can also have benefits for many other areas in the child’s life, physically or mentally. This...
Neural changes following equine‐assisted therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: A longitudinal multimodal imaging study
| Contributor(s):: Zhu, Xi, Suarez‐Jimenez, Benjamin, Zilcha‐Mano, Sigal, Lazarov, Amit, Arnon, Shay, Lowell, Ari L., Bergman, Maja, Ryba, Matthew, Hamilton, Allan J., Hamilton, Jane F., Turner, J. Blake, Markowitz, John C., Fisher, Prudence W., Neria, Yuval
Effects of a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program on Social Interaction and Communication in Children with Autism
| Contributor(s):: Zhao, M., Chen, S., You, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y.
Gross Motor Skills and Gait Performance in Two- and Three-year-old Children With Developmental Delay Participating in Hippotherapy
| Contributor(s):: Brady, H. A., James, C. R., Dendy, D. W., Irwin, T. A., Thompson, L. D., Camp, T. M.
Acceptability of an adjunct equine-assisted activities and therapies program for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and/or traumatic brain injury
| Contributor(s):: Sylvia, L., West, E., Blackburn, A. M., Gupta, C., Bui, E., Mahoney, T., Duncan, G., Wright, E. C., Lejeune, S., Spencer, T. J.
HorsePlay Therapy Center
HorsePlay Therapy Center is a not-for-profit therapy organization, located in the heart of St. Augustine, FL, that specializes in serving children with special needs and veterans with PTSD and other life-altering injuries. Our facility is based on the leading national medical therapy model...
The Effects of Equine Assisted Therapy on Plasma Cortisol and Oxytocin Concentrations and Heart Rate Variability in Horses and Measures of Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans
| Contributor(s):: Karyn Malinowski, Chi Yee, Jenni M. Tevlin, Eric K. Birks, Mary M. Durando, Hossein Pournajafi-Nazarloo, Alan A. Cavaiola, Kenneth H. McKeever
Effects of Equine-Assisted Therapy on Gross Motor Skills of Two Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Single-Subject Research Study
| Contributor(s):: Brett Lindsay Hawkins, Joseph B Ryan, A Lynne Cory, Meredith C Donaldson
Gait and Gross Motor Improvements in a Two-Year-Old Child With Arthrogryposis After Hippotherapy Intervention Using a Norwegian Fjord
| Contributor(s):: Heidi A. Brady, C. Roger James, Doug W. Dendy, Tangi A. Irwin, Colleen A. Swiacki, Leslie D. Thomspon, Tammy M. Camp, Hyung Suk Yang, Kinyata J. Cooper
A 2-year-old child with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) was prescribed occupational therapy using hippotherapy intervention. Multiple joint contractures present at birth affecting joint function are characteristics of AMC. Twenty-five 30-min hippotherapy sessions were conducted. The...
The Health Benefits of Horses (HABRI Central Bibliography)
| Contributor(s):: Jane Kinkus Yatcilla (compiler)
Equine-Assisted Therapy for Veterans with PTSD: Manual Development and Preliminary Findings
| Contributor(s):: Arnon, S., Fisher, P. W., Pickover, A., Lowell, A., Turner, J. B., Hilburn, A., Jacob-McVey, J., Malajian, B. E., Farber, D. G., Hamilton, J. F., Hamilton, A., Markowitz, J. C., Neria, Y.
INTRODUCTION: Equine-assisted therapy (EAT) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has attracted great interest despite lacking empirical support, a manual, and a standardized protocol. Our team of experts in EAT and PTSD developed an eight-session group EAT treatment protocol for PTSD...
Activities outside of the care setting for people with dementia: a systematic review
| Contributor(s):: D'Cunha, N. M., Isbel, S., McKune, A. J., Kellett, J., Naumovski, N.
OBJECTIVES: To summarise the evidence from interventions investigating the effects of out of care setting activities on people with dementia living in residential aged care. DESIGN: A systematic review. METHODS: A systematic search of electronic databases (PubMed, PsycINFO, Scopus, Web of...
Gymnastic Training of Hippotherapy Horses Benefits Gait Quality When Ridden by Riders with Different Body Weights
| Contributor(s):: de Oliveira, K., Clayton, H. M., Dos Santos Harada, É
Optimal Terminology for Services in the United States That Incorporate Horses to Benefit People: A Consensus Document
| Contributor(s):: Wood, W., Alm, K., Benjamin, J., Thomas, L., Anderson, D., Pohl, L., Kane, M.