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  1. "A gentle work horse would come in right handy": animals in Ozark agroecology

    Contributor(s):: Campbell, B. C.

    Agricultural scientists now acknowledge the wisdom and practicality behind traditional (agro)ecological knowledge (TEK). Integration of TEK into contemporary organic agricultural systems is complicated, however, by the fact that agronomists, social scientists, and extension agents began...

  2. "Before, he fought every day with the horse and with me": reducing violence in a Guatemalan community through a horse-handling program

    Contributor(s):: Gibbons, J. L., Cunningham, C. A., Paiz, L., Poelker, K. E., Cardenas, M. A. M.

    Community and family violence are endemic in Guatemala. We evaluated the effectiveness of a horse-handling program to reduce violent attitudes and aggressive behavior. Eighteen community members who worked with horses in their daily lives (16 men, 2 women, ages 15 to 58) participated in four...

  3. "Blood will tell": producing people and horses in Newmarket, England

    Contributor(s):: Cassidy, Rebecca

  4. "I throw them out of here": the horse trade as phronetic action

    Contributor(s):: Schuurman, N.

    Practices involving horses have become increasingly popular in the spheres of sport and leisure throughout the Western world, and the trade in selling horses has expanded. The horse is characteristically understood as a commodity to be bought and sold several times during its lifetime. What is...

  5. "Loving-knowing" women and horses: Symbolic connections, real life conflicts and "natural horsemanship"

    Contributor(s):: Savvides, Nikki

    Since the late nineteenth century, female authors have suggested that Western women and horses have an innate connection. Often, the connection is categorized in terms of female “empowerment” and “liberation,” with the rise of female equestrianism playing an important role...

  6. "My Best Pal": The Story of a Girl and Her Horse

    Contributor(s):: Ziemann, Winifred Angel

  7. "Riding up forested mountain sides, in wide open spaces, and with walls": developing an ecology of horse-human relationships

    Contributor(s):: Davis, D., Maurstad, A., Cowles, S.

  8. "Smartest Horse in the U.S. Army."

    Contributor(s):: Slovak, Marilyn L.

  9. "We kept these horses"

    Contributor(s):: Ring Adams, James

  10. 'Bamboo spine' in a migration period horse from Hungary

    Contributor(s):: Bartosiewicz, Laszlo

  11. 'From Kids and Horses: Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy for Children': Author's Retraction and Apology

  12. 'I wish people had ears like horses': Horses as therapists

    Contributor(s):: Gibbons, Judith L., Poelker, Katelyn E.

  13. 'It's like being in another world': Demonstrating the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding for individuals with psychiatric disability

    Contributor(s):: Bizub, Anne L., Joy, Ann, Davidson, Larry

  14. 'Libido' in the larger farm animals: a review

    Contributor(s):: Wodzicka-Tomaszewska, M., Kilgour, R., Ryan, M.

    The term 'libido', first used by Freud to refer to the force by which the sexual instinct is represented in the mind, has become more and more used to refer to some aspects of sexual behaviour in large domestic animals. From being a wide, rather imprecise term, it has come to be defined in a...

  15. 'Queen of the world': Experiences of 'at-risk' young people participating in equine-assisted learning/therapy

    Contributor(s):: Burgon, Hannah Louise

    There is a significant body of research into the benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) but less into the fields known as equine-assisted learning and therapy (EAL/EAT) where horses are incorporated in therapeutic and learning interventions. This paper explores the experiences of seven...

  16. 'Undaunted all he views': The Gibraltar Charger, Astley's Amphitheatre and Masculine Performance

    Contributor(s):: Mattfeld, Monica

  17. 4-H Women and Their Horses: An Extraordinary Relationship with an Extraordinary Animal

    Contributor(s):: Janet Kiser Lambarth

    There is minimal research on the large animal-human companionship bond. The purposes of the phenomenological study reported here were to identify the meaning of the relationship between women and their horses and the impact on their adult lives of the human-horse bond. Analysis is based on...

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    Contributor(s):: Mallow, Alissa, Mattel, Pamela, Broas, Lynda

  19. A 'long-fuse domestication' of the horse? Tooth shape suggests explosive change in modern breeds compared to extinct populations and living Przewalski horses

    Contributor(s):: Krish Seetah, Andrea Cardini, Graeme Barker

    Archaeological and molecular data suggest that horses were domesticated comparatively recently, the genetic evidence indicating that this was from several maternal haplotypes but only a single paternal one. However, although central to our understanding of how humans and environmental conditions...

  20. A Boy and His Fawn: Parallel Animals in A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport and The Yearling

    Contributor(s):: Seidel, Kathryn