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  1. Horses’ responses to variation in human approach

    Contributor(s):: Birke, Lynda, Hockenhull, Jo, Creighton, Emma, Pinno, Lisa, Mee, Jenny, Mills, Daniel

    The behaviour of humans around horses is thought to have a substantial impact on how people are perceived in subsequent interactions and many horse trainers give detailed advice on how handlers should behave when initially approaching a loose horse. Here we report on three studies designed to...

  2. Inspired by Horses: Finding Your Sweet Spot in Life | Jonathan Field | TEDxSanJuanIsland

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    | Contributor(s):: Jonathan Field

    During the past 20 Jonathan Field has been speaking and handling horses while teaching large groups of people to understand the nature of the horse. Participants quickly come to realize it's more about teaching the humans and helping them through their blocks than it is about the horse. By...

  3. SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program

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    SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program is unique because we implement different practices of Equine Assisted Activities, to promote inclusion and urban horsemanship, for the healing and improvement of life skills. It is widely recognized that the interaction, between humans and horses, offers a...

  4. Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch

    We provide equine assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges in San Antonio, Boerne,  and the surrounding areas.Our riders diagnosis include conditions and special needs such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down’s...

  5. Dare to Dream Therapeutic Horsemanship Center

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    Dare to Dream Therapeutic Horsemanship Center provides Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies through expert staff, dedicated volunteers and incredible therapy horses in a safe and caring setting. Located in a high mountain pasture in the spectacular mountains of Highland County,...

  6. Equine Assisted Transitions, Inc.

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    Equine Assisted Transitions, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization - receiving tax exempt status in November 2009.    It was founded by Susan Garon, a licensed marriage and family therapist who developed a pilot program, Horses Healing Hearts, in Anderson County, Kentucky in June...

  7. From Steppe to Stable: Horses and Horsemanship in the Ancient World

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    | Contributor(s):: Carolyn Willekes, Waldemar Heckel

    This dissertation is a re-evaluation of the horse in the ancient world. The approach is not based on humans and human controls, rather it seeks to examine the equines of antiquity from the viewpoint of the horses themselves. This is accomplished by looking at equine conformation and how form...

  8. Horsebreakers, Tamers, and Trainers: An Historical, Psychological, and Social Review

    | Contributor(s):: Sharon E. Cregier

    To my knowledge, there has been no organized synthesis describing the historical development of horse handling, management, lore, and training. This discussion offers, in capsule form, some of the historical, psychological, and social considerations which might be taken into account when...

  9. ‘I'd rather wear out than rust out’: autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    | Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  10. Feb 11 2017

    2017 Horseman's Forum

    The purpose of The Horseman's Forum is to educate horse owners and equine industry professionals about current horse health issues, ranging from basic preventive health care and husbandry...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/496

  11. 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...

  12. The role of the horse in man's culture

    | Contributor(s):: Barclay, Harold B.

  13. Donkeys and Humans: Natural Horsemanship with Donkeys Focus: Animal Assisted Activities, Education and Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Klotz, Anahid

  14. Riding home: The power of horses to heal

    | Contributor(s):: Hayes, Tim

  15. Indiana 4-H Horse and Pony adult volunteers' valuation of equine welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Rappaport, Natalie M.

  16. Piaffe into politics: Power and identity in horsemanship training

    | Contributor(s):: Fuentes, Michelle Rene

  17. A profile of the Pennsylvania therapeutic horsemanship industry

    | Contributor(s):: Cabot, Natalie Nicole

  18. Horses and troubled teens : learning respect, communication, and trust through equine-facilitated therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Coffman, Barbara K.

  19. Mary Kate Therapeutic Riding Program

    | Contributor(s):: Francesco, Mary Kate D.

  20. Evidence of horsemanship and dogmanship and their application in veterinary contexts

    | Contributor(s):: Payne, E., Boot, M., Starling, M., Henshall, C., McLean, A., Bennett, P., McGreevy, P.