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  1. Horses and Speech Therapy - The Unexpected Connection: An Interview with Tina Rocco, M.A. CCC-SLP, HPCS

    01 Mar 2016 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    Growing up around horses, Tina Rocco, M.A. CCC-SLP, HPCS knew that one day she would love to incorporate the majestic creatures into her career.  While studying speech language pathology at...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2016/03/horses-and-speech-therapy---the-unexpected-connection-an-interview-with-tina-rocco-ma-ccc-slp

  2. Horse and Buddy Therapeutic Riding Program

    Horse and Buddy exists to help people with special needs improve balance, muscle tone, motor skills, and self-esteem. We have a fabulous time riding seven days per week! We are a registered 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. We are also a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic...

  3. Horses for Hope

    Horses for Hope is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 2003 to provide therapeutic healing of the mind, body and soul using horses as a dynamic, interactive tool for individuals of all ages with or without disabilities, including those who may suffer from physical or mental...

  4. Helping Horse Therapeutic Riding Program

    Helping Horse has been providing horseback riding lessons to individuals with disabilities for 25 years. Therapeutic horseback riding has proven physical, mental and psychological benefits for individuals with disabilities. The movement of a horse simulates the movement of normal human walking,...

  5. Hold Your Horses

    Hold Your Horses offers equine assisted services in a private farm setting. We are dedicated to providing effective interventions that help clients achieve wellness and increase quality of life. Year round services are available with heated indoor and scenic outdoor facilities.A professional...

  6. Horse Back UK

    In November 2008 Jock and Emma Hutchison moved with their young family to Ferrar just outside Aboyne in Aberdeenshire. Their plan was to set up a business using American Quarter Horses and western riding to explore the beautiful scenery of Royal Deeside. That Christmas several friends, many of...

  7. Hairy Henry Therapeutic Riding

    Hairy Henry Therapeutic Riding is based on a secluded small farm in the rural setting of West Cork, just within one hour's drive from Cork and Killarney. Our two main activities are: Therapeutic RidingTherapeutic Riding is an activity which uses the horse as a partner in the...

  8. Gender and power in narratives of "Natural Horsemanship": the production of "prey-identified masculinity"

    Contributor(s):: Tom, E.

    It is widely recognized by equestrians that Natural Horsemanship has helped to create better lives for horses, but what are the effects of the discipline among humans? The narratives of the leading exponents of Natural Horsemanship, Monty Roberts and Buck Brannaman, use ethological language to...

  9. The Effects of Complementary Hippotherapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Contributor(s):: Jamie Hicks

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an intricate and complex disorder that continues to grow in its prevalence year after year. The disorder is based on decreased social communication with prevalent stereotypical behaviors and problems in sensory processing. Due to the disorder diagnosis based on a...

  10. Nov 04 2015

    2015 PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting

    Targeted at the ever-growing group of professionals in equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT), the 2015 Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.)...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/363

  11. 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...

  12. Show horse welfare: evaluating stock-type show horse industry legitimacy

    Contributor(s):: Voigt, M., Russell, M., Hiney, K., Richardson, J., Borron, A., Brady, C.

    The purpose of this paper is to use the Social Cognitive Theory and its moral disengagement framework to emphasize the need for stock-type horse associations to minimize potential and actual threats to their legitimacy in an effort to maintain and strengthen self-regulating governance,...

  13. The effects of horseback riding on balance

    Contributor(s):: Botko, Robin

  14. Bennie's Barn, Inc

    Therapeutic horseback riding allows students with physical, cognitive, emotional and/or developmental disabilities to develop physical strength, balance, control, self-esteem, and self-confidence. By encouraging appropriate interaction with the horses, fellow riders, volunteers, and the...

  15. Hippotherapy and respiratory muscle strength in children and adolescents with Down syndrome

    Contributor(s):: Valeria Sovat de Freitas Costa, Hudday Mendes Da Silva, Elionenai Dornelles Alves, Patrick Ramon Stafin Coquerel, Andre Ribeiro da Silva, Jonatas de Franca Barros

    Individuals with Down syndrome may have decreased respiratory muscle strength due to hypotonia, a common characteristic in this population. Objective: To analyze the effects of a hippotherapy program on respiratory muscle strength in individuals with Down syndrome. Materials and methods: The...

  16. Bina Farm Center

    BINA Farm Center (BFC) brings together individuals with and without special needs by offering a variety of inclusive enrichment programs that help them to both thrive personally and make their best contribution towards the communities in which they live.  BFC provides a comprehensive...

  17. Horses Adaptive Riding & Therapy (HART)

    Horses Adaptive Riding & Therapy (HART) is a local, grass-roots organization assisting special needs individuals in our community. Our staff and volunteers bring many years of experience and knowledge to HART’S equine program. This experience helps to create a supportive and...

  18. Horses with Hope

    Our Center is a special place where our staff and horses bring hope to individuals with special needs.Horses With Hope programs focus on improving the lives of children, youth, and adults assisting them to reach beyond their abilities, allowing daily success and milestones to be accomplished...

  19. Nickers 'n Neighs Therapeutic Riding Center

    We provide a variety of equine services to individuals with a wide range of disabilities. Our students include children and adults with physical, intellectual, emotional and behavioral disabilities.Through goal setting and lesson planning, our students receive instruction that meets their...

  20. Elliot Acres Therapeutic Horsemanship Center

    Our vision at Elliott Acres Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is to provide a safe, therapeutic, rewarding experience for people with special needs.  This rewarding experience would then help to improve their everyday life.