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"Many Secrets Are Told Around Horses:" An Ethnographic Study of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy
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Contributor(s):: Jennifer Van Tiem
This dissertation presents an ethnography of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP) based on nine months of fieldwork at "Equine Healers," a non-profit organization in central Colorado that specialized in various therapeutic modalities associated with EAP. In bridging scholarly work around...
Mar 25 2015
16th Annual EAGALA Conference
Nov 04 2015
2015 PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting
Feb 11 2017
2017 Horseman's Forum
A collaborative effort allows people with disabilities to experience the joy of horseback riding [corrected] [published erratum appears in EXCEPTIONAL PARENT 2008 Aug;38(8):10]
Contributor(s):: Young, B.
A comparison of the frequency of occurrence of stereotypic behaviors demonstrated by a youth with autism during two recreation activities: Horseback riding and board game play
Contributor(s):: Brekke, Philip J.
A comparison of the Monty Roberts technique with a conventional UK technique for initial training of riding horses
Contributor(s):: Fowler, V., Kennedy, M., Marlin, D.
A critical review of horse-related risk: a research agenda for safer mounts, riders and equestrian cultures
Contributor(s):: Thompson, K., McGreevy, P., McManus, P.
While the importance of improving horse-related safety seems self-evident, no comprehensive study into understanding or reducing horse-related risk has been undertaken. In this paper, we discuss four dimensions of horse-related risk: the risk itself, the horse, the rider and the culture in which...
A interação do homem pantaneiro com seu cavalo
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 specific perspective of science. The text brings information from the literature and from...
A literature review: the effectiveness of therapeutic horse riding as a treatment medium in occupational therapy
Contributor(s):: Birch, A., Hong, C. S.
A Mirror to the Mind: An Interview with Cynthia Sweeley
02 Jul 2015 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
Cynthia Sweeley of Wildfire Ranch Spiritual Retreat believes that we are currently experiencing the worst epidemic of depression ever seen by mankind. Socialization no longer has a premium...
A partnership of harmony : the history basis for and the contemporary analysis of natural horsemanship : an honors thesis
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 industry has allowed people with different styles of training to create lucrative livings dealing with...
A passion for hippotherapy... June issue of PT Magazine "Passions for the Profession"
Contributor(s):: Vreeland-Long, L.
A review of the human-horse relationship
Contributor(s):: Hausberger, M., Roche, H., Henry, S., Visser, E. K.
Despite a long history of human-horse relationship, horse-related incidents and accidents do occur amongst professional and non professional horse handlers. Recent studies show that their occurrence depend more on the frequency and amount of interactions with horses than on the level of...
A therapeutic touch: the impact of hippotherapy on children with special needs
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 Animal Assisted Therapy, or AAT, defining the key differences between hippotherapy and therapeutic...
Accrediting the Therapeutic Riding Industry
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 are not funded and since they are not covered by insurances, most families have to pay out of pocket....
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Adolescents' health promotion by Equine Assisted Activities
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 Activities (or EAA) provide different possibilities for adolescents’ welfare and health promotion....
Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources, Inc.
Agape serves all kinds of individuals and groups including families with special needs, at-risk children and youth, and seniors. We have programs specifically designed for schools, churches, senior communities, veterans, and community centers. Experience something unlike anything before.Our...