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Bakas Riding Center
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Bakas Equestrian Center has been a highly successful program since 1987. It offers horseback riding to children and adults and specializes in those with disabilities. Operated by the...
Grand Valley Equine Assisted Learning Center (GVEALC)
GVEALC's mission is to provide opportunities with horses to facilitate growth, learning and healing. Our population includes children, adults of all abilities, as well as veterans, law...
Big Stride Therapy
Big Stride Therapy specializes in providing occupational therapy for special children using the movement of the horse and equestrian activities during our occupational therapy sessions....
Feb 11 2017
2017 Horseman's Forum
A interação do homem pantaneiro com seu cavalo
| Reports | Contributor(s): Raquel Soares Juliano, Sandra Aparecida Santos, Urbano Gomes Pinto de Abreu, Roberto Aguilar Machado Santos Silva, Marcos Tadeu Borges Daniel Araujo
The importance of the Pantaneiro horse for the man who lives in the field, creating and working the cattle, is evident and it is an interface of pantanal everyday life, still little studied, under...
The knowledge, perception and utilization of equine chiropractic by horse riders in KwaZulu-Natal
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kirsten Moya Snow
Background: Horses are unlike most animals as they take part in equine sports and thus are athletic animals. Comparable to a human athlete, horses are prone to sports related injuries...
Equine therapy as a therapeutic resource: electromyographic analysis of the rectus abdominis and paravertebral muscles during mounts
| Theses | Contributor(s): Deisire Eckert
Animal assisted therapy (TAA) is a practice with specific criteria where the animal is the main part of the treatment, aiming to promote the social, emotional, physical and / or cognitive...
Accrediting the Therapeutic Riding Industry
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kelsey Lynch, Shannon Thieme, Julie M. Fagan
Therapeutic horseback riding is used for people with many disabilities through out the country. However, these programs can be quite expensive for the families of the participants. Many programs...
The effectiveness for hippotherapy for children with autism-spectrum disorders
| Theses | Contributor(s): Taylor Aaron, Sharon Cubelo, Merrill Simpson, Julie M. Fagan
There is little research regarding the type of equine assisted therapy (EAT) known as hippotherapy for children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our research involves...
The Effects of Sustainability as a Positive Attribute on Equine Therapy Design: An Interdisciplinary Study
| Theses | Contributor(s): Andria Sinclair
Interdisciplinary studies have brought benefits to introducing new solutions to the traditional environment and traditional therapies. Sustainability in relation to design has been suggested in...
Stirrups & Smiles
Stirrups & Smiles is an equine-assisted therapy center in Searcy, Arkansas. The organization focuses on helping children overcome developmental and physical delays through a bond with...
A therapeutic touch: the impact of hippotherapy on children with special needs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Elizabeth J. Burkholder
Through research and investigation, the author explored the history and benefits of hippotherapy on individuals with special needs. The researcher compared horse therapy to that of other forms of...
A partnership of harmony : the history basis for and the contemporary analysis of natural horsemanship : an honors thesis
| Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie H. Smith
The horse world is a booming industry. Horses have come into their own as companion animals and are now treated as family members instead of pieces of machinery. The development of the equine...
Horse breeds and their uses
| Theses | Contributor(s): Hanin G. Alghamdi
Horses are important animals to human beings. For a long time, horses have been companions for humans. They have been a symbol of power, affluence, authority, and might. It has been reported that...
Adolescents' health promotion by Equine Assisted Activities
| Theses | Contributor(s): Hanna Hyvonen
The aim of this thesis was adolescents’ health promotion by supporting their empowerment. The fundamental aspect in health promotion is that it aims to empower people. Equine Assisted...
Equine Assisted Activities in Finland : The current situation from the point of view of the people working in the field
| Theses | Contributor(s): Miia Hirvonen
The topic of this Bachelor’s Thesis is Equine Assisted Activities in Finland – The current situation from the point of view of the people working in the field. The author’s...
Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
| Theses | Contributor(s): Maria Beatriz Craven
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) is a non-traditional form of psychotherapy that addresses treatment goals with the use of horses. This small pilot study consisting of 5 veterans examines the...
Orchardview Stables in Wexford, Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization that makes horsemanship activities accessible to everyone possible in a safe, fun environment. Riders with special needs...
Because We Can - Because We Care
The horse industry uses fear and pain as a motivator when training the horse, hence the term, “Breaking the Horse”. BWC2 subscribes to a different philosophy with our TCR (Trust,...
Equine assisted psychotherapy, also referred to as EAP, incorporates horses experientially for emotional growth and learning. Gaited Journeys offers a team of three, a horse specialist to assure...