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  1. Effects of Rider Experience Level on Horse Kinematics and Behavior

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    | Contributor(s):: Rebekah Strunk

    Large riding lesson programs are an essential part of the horse industry. To meet demand and remain profitable, lesson barns sometimes require horses to work multiple times a day with different rider levels. There is little guidance as to the behavioral and physical effects of such protocols,...

  2. Three-dimensional analysis of horse and human gaits in therapeutic riding

    | Contributor(s):: Uchiyama, Hidehiko, Ohtani, Nobuyo, Ohta, Mitsuaki

    Therapeutic horse riding or hippotherapy is used as an intervention for treating individuals with mental and physical disabilities. Equine-assisted interventions are based on the hypothesis that the movement of the horse's pelvis during horseback riding resembles human ambulation, and thus...

  3. Equine-Assisted Intervention to Improve Perceived Value of Everyday Occupations and Quality of Life in People with Lifelong Neurological Disorders: A Prospective Controlled Study

    | Contributor(s):: Palsdottir, A. M., Gudmundsson, M., Grahn, P.

    People with neurological disorders suffer from poor mobility, poor balance, fatigue, isolation and monotonous everyday activities. Studies show that equine-assisted interventions can improve their mobility and balance, but could these kinds of interventions also increase participants' activity...

  4. What horses have taught me about communication and connection | Jim Culver | TEDxLander

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    | Contributor(s):: Jim Culver

    In this personal story, Jim talks about the connection between him and his horse. Hear stories of how body language and emotion affect horses. Can day to day feelings affect how a horse reacts? Learn whether Jim was able to overcome this barrier with his horse.  The intersection of...

  5. Does having a pet influence the physical activity of their young female owners?

    | Contributor(s):: Machova, K., Dadova, K., Chaloupkova, H., Svobodova, I.

  6. Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles (O.A.T.S.)

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    Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles was founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in 1997. Located on 40 acres in Ortonville, Mich., O.A.T.S. and its staff of caring, dedicated and enthusiastic instructors and volunteers provide equine-assisted therapy and a lot of smiles on a weekly...

  7. Hengityksen merkitys ratsastuksessa : katsaus ratsastuksen lajivaatimuksiin hengityksen näkökulmasta

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    | Contributor(s):: Johanna Janatuinen

    Ratsastuksessa pyritään hevosen ja ratsastajan saumattomaan yhteistyöhön. Ratsastajan täytyy olla hyvässä kunnossa sekä fyysisesti, että psyykkisesti. Hengitysmekaniikalla on tärkeä merkitys ihmisen asennon- ja tasapainon hallinnassa,...

  8. Victoria Acres Equine Facility, Inc.

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    Victoria Acres Equine Facility is a 501(c)3 non profit organization located in Guilderland, NY.  The mission of Victoria Acres Equine Facility, Inc., is to empower children and adults with or without physical and developmental challenges through the use of Equine Assisted...

  9. Therapeutic and Health Benefits of Horse-Human Interactions

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    | Contributor(s):: Chelsea Wiley

    With completing this thesis, I hope to achieve an answer that could potentially help numerous people with their recovery from tragic events or progress in their life overall. Horseback riding has been suggested to help special needs children and adults connect better with people and help them...

  10. Faith Therapeutic Riding Service

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    Faith Therapeutic Riding Service, or (FtR), was created to provide people with disabilities with professionally supervised riding sessions; creating opportunity for all people, at all levels of ability, to benefit from the positive impact of equine assisted activities. We are a 501 (c) (3)...

  11. Horse Power Healing Center, Inc.

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    How it Began - For many years, the mother-daughter team of, Linda and Wendy Konichek, of Jericho Creek Farms I & II, had dreamed about sharing their wonderful horses with people who did not have horses in their lives. Thus the seeds for Horse Power Healing Center (HPHC) were started. In...

  12. Free Spirit Riders, Inc.

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    Free SPIRIT Riders is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit corporation and accredited therapeutic riding center at the Premier Level through the Professional association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International (PATH, Int.).Our facility is located in Fond du Lac, WI on 38 acres of land and...

  13. Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center

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    Located overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara, Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center offers life-changing experiences to people of all ages with a wide range of disabilities.  Since opening in 1985, thousands of individuals of all ages and disabilities have benefited from...

  14. Healing Pastures at C Horse Ranch

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    Healing Pastures at C Horse Ranch is a facility dedicated to a healing environment focusing on courage, confidence and caring. Our dedicated staff and volunteers are committed to the philosophy that our clients are treated with compassion and respect. We are a place of learning for both...

  15. Handi-Riders

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    Handi-Riders is a local non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been providing equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) to children and adults with disabilities in Northern California since 1981. This proven form of therapy is recognized as an approved form of therapy by the...

  16. Halleck Creek Ranch

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    For nearly 40 years Halleck Creek Ranch has helped people with disabilities live a life without barriers through therapeutic horseback riding. Therapeutic horseback riding is a valuable form of physical and mental therapy, as well as an effective way for people with disabilities to access...

  17. Discovery Riders, Inc.

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    Discovery Riders , Inc. is a non-profit, therapeutic equestrian learning and riding experience in Logan County, Ohio, serving the surrounding counties with individuals of all ages from 5 up with special emotional needs, communication disorders, physical challenges and/or learning disabilities....

  18. Equine Rehabilitation Central Texas & Hopeful Hearts Therapeutic Riding Program

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    Students learn social and academic skills with trained PATH instructors while strengthening overall muscle tone. Individuals recovering from trauma discover the calming effect of horseback riding. This has become our main focus.

  19. The Camelot Center

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    The Camelot Center is a PATH Premier Accredited Center that has been in operation since June 1994 as a non-profit, therapeutic horseback riding program and integrated horsemanship program for riders with and without disabilities to learn together. Our highly individualized program is...

  20. Victory Gallop

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    Victory Gallop is a nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic and recreational horseback riding for children with behavioral and/or emotional challenges and life-threatening illnesses.Located in Bath, Ohio, the program opened its doors in January of 1995. Co-founders, David M. Miller,...