Effect of Equine-Assisted Activities on Cardiac Autonomic Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Pilot Randomized-Controlled Trial
Contributor(s):: Park, I. K., Lee, J. Y., Suk, M. H., Yoo, S., Seo, Y. G., Oh, J. K., Kwon, J. Y.
Experiences of Military Veterans in a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program
Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Albright, D. L., Marzolf, J. R., Bibbo, J. L., Yaglom, H. D., Crowder, S. M., Carlisle, G. M., Grindler, K., Harms, N., Willard, A., Wassman, M., Russell, C. L.
Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of hippotherapy and related equine-assisted therapies on motor capabilities in children with cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: Martin Häusler, Nicole Heussen
Background Equine-assisted treatments of the motor system appear to have an effect on the neuromuscular system and aim to improve the pathological condition of children with cerebral palsy. Hippotherapy is a distinct form of equine-assisted therapy where certified physiotherapists use the...
Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies for Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Current State, Challenges and Future Directions
| Contributor(s):: Marchand, W. R., Andersen, S. J., Smith, J. E., Hoopes, K. H., Carlson, J. K.
Characterization of Horse Use in Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs in the United States: A Pilot Survey
| Contributor(s):: Watson, E., Davis, A., Splan, R., Porr, C. A. S.
Effects of horse riding simulator on sitting motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: Chinniah, H., Natarajan, M., Ramanathan, R., Ambrose, J. W. F.
Mar 19 2021
American Hippotherapy Association 8th Biennial International Conference
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.
Social movements have traditionally viewed free-riders as a problem for effective mobilization, but under the influence of the nonprofit industrial complex, it is possible that movements actively facilitate their presence. Free-riders become an economic resource to professionalized movements...
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.
The growing field of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP), a subfield of animal-assisted psychotherapy (AAP), needs theoretically-based clinical studies. This systematic review examines the existing clinical studies in adult populations on psychodynamic psychotherapy combined with...
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.