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The horse as an "enabler" in horseback riding : the history of therapeutic horsemanship
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| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Susanna Hedenborg
The horse as an “enabler” in horseback riding – the history of therapeutic horsemanship The purpose of this paper is to explore and analyse the history of...
Hippotherapy in the GNR: a form of proximity to the citizen
| Theses | Contributor(s): Nuno Afonso
Hippotherapy In GNR: a form of proximity to the citizen" is a work that shows the solidarity and human side in a security force. The GNR, a centennial security force, unique in the country...
Military Riding - Analysis of their missions, structures and resources
| Theses | Contributor(s): Joao Laureano
The present Applied Research Paper is subordinated to the theme: "Military Riding - Analysis of its missions, structures and resources". The budgetary constraints of the OMDN-E and the...
Physically disabled adolescents' experience of therapeutic riding : a phenomenological investigation
| Theses | Contributor(s): Suzette Weideman
This dissertation serves as a report of a qualitative exploration of the experience of adolescents with physical disabilities during therapeutic horse-riding. The aim of the study is to understand...
The interaction of the pantaneiro man with his horse.
| Reports | Contributor(s): RS Juliano, SA Santos, UGP de Abreu, Rams Silva, MTBD 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...
Analysis of Failure to Finish a Race in a Cohort of Thoroughbred Racehorses in New Zealand
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jasmine Tanner, Chris Rogers, Charlotte Bolwell, Naomi Cogger, Erica Gee, Wayne McIlwraith
The objective was to describe the incidence of failure to finish a race in flat-racing Thoroughbreds in New Zealand as these are summary indicators of falls, injuries and poor performance....
Preventing and Investigating Horse-Related Human Injury and Fatality in Work and Non-Work Equestrian Environments: A Consideration of the Workplace Health and Safety Framework
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Meredith Chapman, Kirrilly Thompson
It has been suggested that one in five riders will be injured due to a fall from a horse, resulting in severe head or torso injuries. Attempts to reduce injury have primarily focussed on low level...
Improving the Understanding of Psychological Factors Contributing to Horse-Related Accident and Injury: Context, Loss of Focus, Cognitive Errors and Rigidity
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jodi DeAraugo, Suzanne McLaren, Phil McManus, Paul D. McGreevy
While the role of the horse in riding hazards is well recognised, little attention has been paid to the role of specific theoretical psychological processes of humans in contributing to and...
Factors Influencing the Safety Behavior of German Equestrians: Attitudes towards Protective Equipment and Peer Behaviors
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Christina-Maria Ikinger, Jana Baldamus, Achim Spiller
Human interactions with horses entail certain risks. Although the acceptance and use of protective gear is increasing, a high number of incidents and very low or inconsistent voluntary use of...
Look Before You Leap: What Are the Obstacles to Risk Calculation in the Equestrian Sport of Eventing?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Denzil O'Brien
All horse-riding is risky. In competitive horse sports, eventing is considered the riskiest, and is often characterised as very dangerous. But based on what data? There has been considerable...
Bakas Riding Center
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 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...