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  1. Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008

    [House Report 110-901][From the U.S. Government Printing Office]This bill makes it illegal to possess, ship, transport, purchase, sell, deliver, or receive any horse with the intent that it be slaughtered for human consumption. The bill also makes it illegal to engage in the above conduct with...

  2. The horse protection act

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    The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) enforces the Horse Protection Act (HPA). The HPA is a Federal law that prohibits horses subjected to a practice called soring from participating in shows, sales, exhibitions, or auctions. The HPA...

  3. "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...

  4. "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...

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

    | Contributor(s):: Cassidy, Rebecca

  6. "Descubre tu potencial a través de los caballos" | Candy Rodríguez | TEDxRúaSanFroilán

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    | Contributor(s):: Candy Rodríguez

    Los caballos contribuyen positivamente al desarrollo cognitivo, físico, emocional y social de las personas. A través de ellos, descubrimos nuestro potencial. Veterinaria, coach y especialista equina. Es la fundadora de “El Rincón de Finca El Carmen”, donde...

  7. "Hevonen ei ole minulle urheiluväline, se on arjen terapeutti" : Materiaalipaketti Pihlavan Tallille

    | Contributor(s):: Mira Kostamo

    Toiminnallinen opinnäytetyö on toteutettu Pihlavan Tallille. Pihlavan Talli on Suomen Ratsastajainliiton hyväksymä ja valvoma ratsastustalli Kiihtelysvaarassa, Joensuussa. Ratsastustuntien ja – leirien lisäksi talli toteuttaa kuntouttavaa hevostoimintaa eli...

  8. "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...

  9. "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...

  10. "Maintaining the Mobility of the Corps:" Horses, Mules, and the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps in the Great War

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    | Contributor(s):: Andrew McEwen, Patrick Brennan

    Animal transportation played a crucial role in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during the Great War. In an era of growing mechanization and technological development, horses and mules still provided the overwhelming bulk of draught power in the combat zone. They hauled artillery,...

  11. "Many Secrets Are Told Around Horses:" An Ethnographic Study of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Van Tiem

    This dissertation presents an ethnography of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP) based on nine months of fieldwork at "Equine Healers," a non-profit organization in central Colorado that specialized in various therapeutic modalities associated with EAP. In bridging scholarly work around...

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

    | Contributor(s):: Ziemann, Winifred Angel

  13. "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.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Slovak, Marilyn L.

  15. "We kept these horses"

    | Contributor(s):: Ring Adams, James

  16. "When He's Up There He's Just Happy and Content": Parents' Perceptions of Therapeutic Horseback Riding

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    | Contributor(s):: Lauren Boyd

    The present research set out to explore parents‟ perceptions of therapeutic horseback riding as an activity for their children with multiple disabilities. It was designed to explore their vicarious experiences of the activity as well as their perceptions of their children‟s experiences of the...

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

    | Contributor(s):: Bartosiewicz, Laszlo

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

  19. 'Horses for Courses': An analysis of equine sports regulation and disciplinary procedures regarding the non-human athlete

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    | Contributor(s):: Jonathan G Merritt

    Sports governing bodies and international sports federations are very powerful organisations within their sphere. The governance of these sports has created a hegemony which does not necessarily serve the interests of those engaged in sport (the ‘ruled’), but instead those who...

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

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