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  1. Physically disabled adolescents' experience of therapeutic riding : a phenomenological investigation

    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 impact of therapeutic riding on the lived world of the participants in this unique form of...

  2. The Effects of a Five-Day Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program on the Standing and/or Sitting Balance of Children Ages 8-18 with a Wide Variety of Disabling Diagnoses as Measured by the Functional Reach Test and the Modified Functional Reach Test

    Contributor(s):: Richard A. Chaperon, Pamela A. Staszewski, Heather L. Vavrina

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect that a five-day horseback riding program had on the standing and/or sitting balance of children ages eight to eighteen afflicted with a variety of disabling diagnoses. The stated hypothesis is that after participating in a five-day session of...

  3. Development of a Structured Horseback Riding Therapeutic Program for Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy

    Contributor(s):: Taylor Sunshine Clark

    This research concentrates on the development of a therapeutic horseback riding program for young adults with Cerebral Palsy enrolled in the non-profit program, Always Wanted a Riding Experience (A.W.A.R.E) in San Marcos, Texas. This project involves a 21- year-old female with severe spastic...

  4. Therapeutic riding : learning and recovery for people with disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Kate Dunstan

    The purpose of this study was to explore the process of therapeutic riding as an experiential and holistic approach to learning and recovery for people with disabilities as perceived by the providers of therapeutic riding. To enhance the connection between theory and practice and...

  5. Parent perceptions of the effectiveness of therapeutic horseback riding for children with varying disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Scialli, Anita Lynn

  6. The effect of therapeutic horseback riding on self-esteem of children with disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Weber, Peggy C.