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  1. Northern Michigan Equine Therapy (NMET)

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    NMET is a 501c3 non-profit outpatient rehabilitation facility using equine assisted therapy and the natural movement and demeanor of a horse to help with physical, emotional, and mental challenges. With a horse’s guidance and support, our Hippotherapy, Horse Sense, At-Risk Youth,...

  2. Great Oak Aiken Therapeutic Riding Center

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    Great Oak Aiken Therapeutic Riding Center (GOATRC) is located at Great Oak, a 20-acre farm five minutes from downtown Aiken, South Carolina. GOATRC is a reconfigured 501(3)(c) organization that was formerly known as STAR Riding. GOATRC is an affiliate of PATH International...

  3. Dream Riders

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    Dream Riders became operational in October 1998 in Lexington, SC. Dream Riders program through the direction of a dedicated board of directors has expanded to over 34 riders per week with special needs and yearly provides over 1,450 hours of riding. Dream Riders is an accredited riding...

  4. Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding

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    At Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding, our mission is to provide therapeutic horseback riding and other services for children and adults that promote and enrich their physical, developmental, psychological, and social well-being to encourage them to reach beyond limits.

  5. Domestic horses (Equus caballus) prefer to approach humans displaying a submissive body posture rather than a dominant body posture

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    | Contributor(s):: Amy Victoria Smith, Clara Wilson, Karen McComb, Leanne Proops

    Signals of dominance and submissiveness are central to conspecific communication in many species. For domestic animals, sensitivities to these signals in humans may also be beneficial. We presented domestic horses with a free choice between two unfamiliar humans, one adopting a submissive and...

  6. Therapeutic and Health Benefits of Horse-Human Interactions

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    | Contributor(s):: Chelsea Wiley

    With completing this thesis, I hope to achieve an answer that could potentially help numerous people with their recovery from tragic events or progress in their life overall. Horseback riding has been suggested to help special needs children and adults connect better with people and help them...

  7. Exploring the Experiences of Adults After Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP)

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    | Contributor(s):: Deby Torbett

    The aim of this phenomenological qualitative study was to capture and understand the essence of the lived experiences of individuals after participating in equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP). In that the experiences of participants after exposure to EFP have not previously been examined,...

  8. Tomorrow's Equestrian Center (TEC)

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    Tomorrow's Equestrian Center is a non-profit, therapeutic riding program providing services to the North Central Florida area, including Marion County, Levy County, Citrus County, and Alachua County. The program will be offered at a nominal fee or free to those unable to...

  9. Cross Rails Ministries

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    Cross Rails Ministries, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) organization that strives to share the gospel of Jesus Christ through access to horses and participation in equine assisted activities and therapies.As such, we partner with our local area community organizations to provide horse based educational...

  10. Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding (CATR)

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    Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding (CATR) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies.  Meta Carter and Eileen McGuffie, both accomplished equestrians, started CATR in 1991. With the help of Meta's brother, Heyward Carter, we...

  11. Socialpedagogisk hästverksamhet : Bekantningsdag på stallet Sagobacken

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    | Contributor(s):: Iina Kela

    Detta handlingsbaserade examensarbete strävar till att sprida kunskap kring socialpedagogisk hästverksamhet på svenska. Socialpedagogisk hästverksamhet är en relativt ny verksamhetsform i Finland, som inte fått så mycket synlighet inom stödjande av...

  12. Bethlehem Therapeutic Riding Stable

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    Bethleham Stable is a PATH Premier Accredited Center serving students in the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina.

  13. Thorncroft

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    Established in 1969, Thorncroft is one of the oldest Therapeutic Equestrian Centers in the United States. Thorncroft specializes in therapeutic horseback riding for both children and adults with mental, emotional and physical disabilities. Thorncroft is here to serve; we provide an environment...

  14. Stoneybrook Foundation

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    The mission of the Stoneybrook Foundation is to improve the lives of children and adults with special challenges through a therapeutic partnership with horses. The Stoneybrook Foundation was founded in 2008 by John and Deborah McCain in Acme, Pennsylvania. Originally, the Stoneybrook Foundation...

  15. Macon TRACS

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    Founded in 2008, Macon TRACS, Inc. is a 501-C-3 non-profit and a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) Center.  ​Since 2009, Macon TRACS has served individuals with the following Special Needs: Cerebral Palsy, Autism, ADD, ADHD, Down’s Syndrome,...

  16. Kids Rein

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    Kids Rein is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a member of PATH. Kids Rein aims to improve, enrich, and make a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with special needs through providing therapeutic horseback riding utilizing early intervention techniques to benefit...

  17. Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy for Veteran Survivors With Full or Partial PTSD

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    | Contributor(s):: Mark Aaron Mayfield

    Symptom severity among veteran survivors with partial or full posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to increase, with approximately 40% of U.S. veterans reporting significant symptomology 10 years after initial onset of the condition. Veteran survivors often struggle to find...

  18. Jericho's Gift

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    Jericho's Gift provides therapeutic riding to improve the well being and foster independence in children and adults with special needs.

  19. Somerset Therapeutic Association for Riding (S.T.A.R.)

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    Each week S.T.A.R. members enjoy  riding on the back of a quarterhorse in the company of caring and knowledgeable assistants.  Since 1995, S.T.A.R. has been providing safe, closely supervised riding lessons to physically and/or mentally challenged children (and occasional adults) of...

  20. Shamrock Reins

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    Shamrock Reins is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) Charitable Organization formed February 10, 2014 to provide Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies for Veterans, Active Duty & Reserve Service Members, First Responders, their Families, and the Families of Fallen Heroes. Shamrock Reins is a Safe...