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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...
Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center
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Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center is proud of our dedicated and professional staff that put our mission in to action. All instructors are trained in therapeutic horsemanship and are certified through the Professional Association on Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH) or the...
Kopper Top Life Learning Center, Inc.
Kopper Top Life Learning Center, Inc. ("Kopper Top") is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing quality therapy services. We utilize a non-clinical atmosphere by providing therapeutic horseback riding, recreational therapy, animal-assisted therapy, and horticulture...
True Strides Therapy Horses
True Strides Therapy Horses provides hippotherapy and therapeutic riding, one-on-one, hour-long sessions with a therapist, long and short term goal setting and planning, and evaluation every eight weeks. We are a goal-oriented, fun, top quality therapy service, serving people with...
Horses of Hope
Horses of Hope is a nonprofit organization located in the Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania area. We provide horse therapy for those in need. Additionally, we are always looking for volunteers and sponsors to keep our program going.
Founded in 1981, Equest provides Therapeutic Sports Riding classes and Hippotherapy to approximately 500 riders annually with the help of 35 horses, 12 certified riding instructors and more than 700 volunteers who provide 35,000+ hours of direct service each year. After being the first...
Investigating anhedonia in a non-conventional species: do some riding horses Equus caballus display symptoms of depression?
Contributor(s):: Fureix, C., Beaulieu, C., Argaud, S., Rochais, C., Quinton, M., Henry, S., Hausberger, M., Mason, G.
Investigating depression-like conditions in animals is methodologically challenging, but potentially important for welfare. Some riding horses display 'withdrawn' states of inactivity and low responsiveness that resemble the reduced engagement with the environment shown by certain depressed...
Apr 17 2015
HEAL: 6 Keys to Connection: A 3-Day Equine Experiential Workshop for Personal & Professional Development (Pennsylvania)
S.A.M.S. Riders provides a very unique service for children and adults with a wide range of conditions, including autism, ADHD, ADD, Apraxia, Developmental Delay, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, motor and sensory impairments, scoliosis, stroke survivors,...
Medicine Horse Center
At Medicine Horse it’s all about horses helping people and people helping horses. It’s about developing relationships with some amazing animals and discovering your best self.In our work, we constantly witness how horses nurture, inspire and heal a person’s spirit, mind and...
Apr 10 2015
HEAL: 6 Keys to Connection: A 3-Day Equine Experiential Workshop for Personal & Professional Development (Washington)
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...
Trauma-focused Equine-assisted Psychotherapy Effects on Child and Adolescent Functioning Scale Scores Following Six Months of Treatment
Contributor(s):: Amanda Katherine Kruger
Trauma, such as severe neglect or abuse, incurred during critical developmental periods, such as childhood and adolescence, may create negative and pervasive effects in behavior and emotion. Previous scholarship has demonstrated that animals can provide therapeutic benefits for trauma victims,...
Horsepower in the Civil War: Uses, Suffering, and Personal Relationships
Contributor(s):: Autumn K. Baisden
“A dog may be man's best friend...but the horse wrote history.” “The history of mankind is carried on the back of a horse.” Both of those sayings are from unknown authors, but the statements embrace the substantial impact that horses have had on America to this day....
Franklin County 4-H Therapeutic Riding Center
In February 1980, representatives of the Franklin County Easter Seals Society and the county’s 4-H program met to establish a horse therapy center. After investigating several locations, committee members decided that a new facility should be built, and the Franklin County Commissioners...
Operation Horses and Heroes
Operation Horses and Heroes, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) (pending) not for profit corporation providing an intensive, multi-day EAP program that immerses the individual and families in the world of the horse. Using a variety of activities, beginning from simple care and grooming to powerful therapy...
Connections Equine Therapy
Through its partnership with horses, Connections Equine Therapy Program assists individuals with disabilities from children to adults, provides equine assisted psychotherapy to improve mental health and wellbeing and equine assisted learning to promote healthy communication, team-building, and...
TRAK is a not-for-profit program available to the youth of the Tucson community who are with or without specific challenges. The focus of the program is to offer participants the opportunities to provide service to people of all ages and animals of the community. TRAK gives individuals who...
Horses with Wings
‘Horses with Wings’ is a therapeutic riding and equine assisted learning program located in Tucson, Arizona. Our goal is to improve the lives of special needs riders of all ages using a range of therapeutic equine facilitated activities and exercises. The founder, Michelle...
Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding Center
Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding Center has been providing horseback riding therapy to people with disabilities in the mid-Missouri area since 1988. Cedar Creek serves more than 200 people per year with all types of disabilities and relies on hundreds volunteers to operate.