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Jun 24 2017
2017 American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA) Equine Regional Meeting
The horse as an "enabler" in horseback riding : the history of therapeutic horsemanship
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| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Susanna Hedenborg
The horse as an “enabler” in horseback riding – the history of therapeutic horsemanship The purpose of this paper is to explore and analyse the history of...
Hippotherapy in the GNR: a form of proximity to the citizen
| Theses | Contributor(s): Nuno Afonso
Hippotherapy In GNR: a form of proximity to the citizen" is a work that shows the solidarity and human side in a security force. The GNR, a centennial security force, unique in the country...
Military Riding - Analysis of their missions, structures and resources
| Theses | Contributor(s): Joao Laureano
The present Applied Research Paper is subordinated to the theme: "Military Riding - Analysis of its missions, structures and resources". The budgetary constraints of the OMDN-E and the...
Physically disabled adolescents' experience of therapeutic riding : a phenomenological investigation
| Theses | 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...
m-Equine : IS support for the horse industry
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sonja Leskinen
The horse industry is in many ways still operating the same way as it did in the beginning of the 20th century. At the same time the role of the horse has changed dramatically, from a beast of...
The interaction of the pantaneiro man with his horse.
| Reports | Contributor(s): RS Juliano, SA Santos, UGP de Abreu, Rams Silva, MTBD 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 Challenges of Using Horses for Practical Teaching Purposes in Veterinary Programmes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabriella Gronqvist, Chris Rogers, Erica Gee, Charlotte Bolwell, Stuart Gordon
Students enrolled in veterinary degrees often come from an urban background with little previous experience in handling horses and other large animals. Many veterinary degree programmes place...
Monty Roberts' Public Demonstrations: Preliminary Report on the Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability of Horses Undergoing Training during Live Audience Events
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Loni Loftus, Kelly Marks, Rosie Jones-McVey, Jose L. Gonzales, Veronica L. Fowler
Effective training of horses relies on the trainer’s awareness of learning theory and equine ethology, and should be undertaken with skill and time. Some trainers, such as Monty Roberts,...
Humans, Horses, and Hybrids : On Rights, Welfare, and Masculinity in Equestrian Sports
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kutte Jonsson
The fact that horses play an essential role for equestrian sports raises rather specific ethical concerns. Questions like what should be morally permissible to do to (non-consenting) nonhumans for...
Using the Horse Grimace Scale (HGS) to Assess Pain Associated with Acute Laminitis in Horses (Equus caballus)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Katie Carroll, Emanuela Dalla Costa, Diana Stucke, Francesca Dai, Michela Minero, Matthew C. Leach, Dirk Lebelt
Acute laminitis is a common equine disease characterized by intense foot pain, both acutely and chronically. The Obel grading system is the most widely accepted method for describing the severity...
Horse Injury during Non-Commercial Transport: Findings from Researcher-Assisted Intercept Surveys at Southeastern Australian Equestrian Events
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Christopher B. Riley, Belinda R. Noble, Janis Bridges, Susan J. Hazel, Kirrilly Thompson
Equine transportation research has largely focused on the commercial land movement of horses. Data on the incidence and factors associated with horse injuries during non-commercial transportation...
Analysis of Failure to Finish a Race in a Cohort of Thoroughbred Racehorses in New Zealand
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jasmine Tanner, Chris Rogers, Charlotte Bolwell, Naomi Cogger, Erica Gee, Wayne McIlwraith
The objective was to describe the incidence of failure to finish a race in flat-racing Thoroughbreds in New Zealand as these are summary indicators of falls, injuries and poor performance....
The Human and Animal Bond in The Red Pony
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chaker Mohamed Ben Ali
John Steinbeck perceives the natural world in The Red Pony as uncaring and unforgiving and predatory since it is full of predators which are in a constant conflict against one another. Such a...
Preventing and Investigating Horse-Related Human Injury and Fatality in Work and Non-Work Equestrian Environments: A Consideration of the Workplace Health and Safety Framework
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Meredith Chapman, Kirrilly Thompson
It has been suggested that one in five riders will be injured due to a fall from a horse, resulting in severe head or torso injuries. Attempts to reduce injury have primarily focussed on low level...
Apr 08 2017
International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Conference 2017
Improving the Understanding of Psychological Factors Contributing to Horse-Related Accident and Injury: Context, Loss of Focus, Cognitive Errors and Rigidity
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jodi DeAraugo, Suzanne McLaren, Phil McManus, Paul D. McGreevy
While the role of the horse in riding hazards is well recognised, little attention has been paid to the role of specific theoretical psychological processes of humans in contributing to and...
Factors Influencing the Safety Behavior of German Equestrians: Attitudes towards Protective Equipment and Peer Behaviors
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Christina-Maria Ikinger, Jana Baldamus, Achim Spiller
Human interactions with horses entail certain risks. Although the acceptance and use of protective gear is increasing, a high number of incidents and very low or inconsistent voluntary use of...
Look Before You Leap: What Are the Obstacles to Risk Calculation in the Equestrian Sport of Eventing?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Denzil O'Brien
All horse-riding is risky. In competitive horse sports, eventing is considered the riskiest, and is often characterised as very dangerous. But based on what data? There has been considerable...
Reconciling Horse Welfare, Worker Safety, and Public Expectations: Horse Event Incident Management Systems in Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Julie M. Fiedler, Paul D. McGreevy
Human-horse interactions have a rich tradition and can be highly rewarding, particularly within sport and recreation pursuits, but they can also be dangerous or even life-threatening. In parallel,...