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  1. 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...

  2. 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,...

  3. Hyvää oloa koirista! : Koirien ulkoilutus osana mielenterveyskuntoutujien sosiaalista kuntoutusta

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    | Contributor(s):: Anna-Leena Kontiainen, Jenny Kiviniemi

    Opinnäytetyön ensisijaisena tavoitteena oli selvittää miten koirien ulkoilutus voisi toimia osana mielenterveyskuntoutujien sosiaalista kuntoutusta. Ajatus koirien ulkoilutuksesta mielenterveyskuntoutujien kanssa tuli Sateenkaaritalon vastaavalta ohjaajalta Riikka Hautalalta...

  4. Characteristics of owned dogs in rabies endemic KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa

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    | Contributor(s):: Melinda Hergert, Kevin Le Roux, Louis H. Nel

    Background: Canine rabies has been enzootic in the dog population of the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa since the mid-1970s and has been associated with high rates of human exposures and frequent transmissions to other domestic animal species. Several decades of control efforts,...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Tassujen tohinaa ja hännän heilutuksia : Harjoitusesimerkkejä ikääntyneen kehotietoisuuden tukemiseksi koira-avusteisen fysioterapian keinoin toteutettuna

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    | Contributor(s):: Maria Maljanen

    Koira-avusteinen fysioterapia on Suomessa vielä vähän tunnettu terapiamuoto. Koiran käyttöä eläinavusteisessa terapiassa voidaan perustella biofilia teorian, sosiaalisen tuen teorian, kognitiivisen käyttäytymisteorian sekä kiintymyssuhdeteorian...

  8. 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.

  9. 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...

  10. Cheetahs discriminate familiar and unfamiliar human voices

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    | Contributor(s):: Maël Leroux, Robyn Shelia Hetem, Martine Hausberger, Alban Lemasson

    Domestic species can make the distinction between several human sub-groups, especially between familiar and unfamiliar persons. The Domestication hypothesis assumes that such advanced cognitive skills were driven by domestication itself. However, such capacities have been shown in wild species...

  11. 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...

  12. Serendipity Therapeutic Riding Program LLC

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    Serendipity TRP is a therapeutic horseback riding and equine facilitated learning program designed to assist individuals with special needs find an increased independence through the help of our equine partners.  At Serendipity we focus on each students unique needs and goals and adapt a...

  13. How Educators Use Dogs to Support Children's Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Development

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    | Contributor(s):: Michelle Roberts-Schneider

    Children's undeveloped social, emotional, and behavioral skills have long been a concern in early childhood classrooms. Numerous studies have illuminated how therapy dogs in pedagogical settings support children's holistic development, yet there is scant data on the integration of...

  14. Sebastian Riding Associates

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    Since 1975, Sebastian has been offering equine assisted therapy programs for children and adults living with a variety of physical,  mental health and intellectual disabilities. The focus  of our program is a safe, fun and healthy approach to growth and rehabilitation through...

  15. Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Dogs Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England

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    | Contributor(s):: Dan G. O'Neill, David B. Church, Paul D. McGreevy, Peter C. Thomson, Dave C. Brodbelt

    Purebred dog health is thought to be compromised by an increasing occurence of inherited diseases but inadequate prevalence data on common disorders have hampered efforts to prioritise health reforms. Analysis of primary veterinary practice clinical data has been proposed for reliable...

  16. Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy

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    Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Philadelphia, PA dedicated to providing therapeutic horseback riding programs and equine-assisted activities and therapies for children and adults with physical, developmental, and intellectual disabilities. Pegasus...

  17. Oak Leaf Therapeutic Horsemanship Center, Inc.

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    Oak Leaf THC is a PATH International member center and all classes are conducted by a Path International certified  instructor who has completed specialized training to teach riders with a wide variety of special needs. Our mission is to...

  18. Manito Life Center

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    Manito Life Center, a 501(c)(3) Corporation, founded by M. Lisa Schadt, R.N., is dedicated to helping children and adults who are experiencing trauma, children diagnosed on the autism spectrum, and individuals with a variety of physical and cognitive disabilities. Services include Equine...

  19. Horses & Horizons Therapeutic Learning Center, Inc. (HHTLC)

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    Horses & Horizons Therapeutic Learning Center, Inc. (HHTLC) is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization that was founded in 1993. It is located at Helping Horse Farm in a beautiful farming valley between the towns of Tamaqua and New Ringgold in eastern Pennsylvania. It offers a...

  20. Hilltop Horizons, LLC

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    Hilltop Horizons Therapeutic Equestrian Center strives to improve lives through the integration of horsemanship activities, including therapeutic riding and equine assisted learning.