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  1. From Ontario to Wisconsin: Traveling with Beau

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    | Contributor(s):: Donald F. Smith

    In Part 3 in a series of stories reflecting on a 2007 trip to Alaska with his dog, Beau, the travelers cross northern Ontario into Michigan and Wisconsin and reach St. Croix Falls on the Minnesota border.

  2. Understanding Zoonotic Enteric Disease in Minnesota: A Spatio Temporal Analysis and Causal Theory Approach

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    | Contributor(s):: Suchismita Swain

    With 75 percent of diseases in humans having origin in animals or animal products, zoonotic diseases have an enormous impact on the global disease burden. A significant portion of this can be attributed to bacterial zoonotic enteric pathogens. This study was designed to locate clusters of...

  3. Bunny Besties

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    Bunny Besties is an all-volunteer nonprofit that addresses the heightened stress in our community.  We do it with cuddly loving bunnies and with the principles founded through studies at Mayo Clinic and our work with Boynton Health Services at the University of Minnesota.   Our...

  4. Canine-Assisted Therapy in Hospitalized Patients Awaiting Heart Transplantation

    | Contributor(s):: Snipelisky, D., Smidt, J., Gallup, S., Myrick, J., Bauer, B., Burton, M. C.

  5. Acorn Hill EAAT Inc.

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    Acorn Hill EAAT Inc.'s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with special needs in central Minnesota through Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT).

  6. Health Directed Riding

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    The mission of Health Directed Riding, Inc., is to enhance the well-being of persons with disabilities through horseback riding and other equine related activities within a safe, enjoyable and familiar atmosphere, designed by professionals and implemented primarily by volunteers, while working...

  7. Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center

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    The Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center exists so that the five county area has a central facility in which our rural community & equine heritage is celebrated, families, and individuals are nurtured, and community is fostered. It is our mission to build a community program designed to improve...

  8. Freedom Farm

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    Freedom Farm enriches lives by partnering with the unique attributes of the horse, to improve mobility, build confidence and encourage personal growth in children and adults with physical, mental & emotional challenges. 

  9. River Valley Riders Therapeutic Riding Program

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    River Valley Riders is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and volunteer-based organization with locations in Afton and Scandia, Minnesota. Our mission is to enrich the lives of children and adults with special needs by providing equine assisted activities and therapies. We currently offer therapeutic...

  10. RideAbility

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  11. North Country Ride

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    North Country RIDE (NCR) was incorporated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 1982. NCR serves clients with a wide variety of challenges; physical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral.  NCR is an accredited member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International (PATH,...

  12. Mounted Eagles, Inc.

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     Mounted Eagles enhances the lives of program participants, volunteers and the community by providing a safe and enjoyable environment where individuals with special needs benefit from therapeutic, developmental and educational equine-assisted activities.

  13. Majestic Hills Ranch Therapeutic Riding

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    Majestic Hills Ranch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that offers Equine Assisted Activities and Therapeutic Riding to Children & Young Adults with Special Needs (ages 4 - 25 years) and ​Injured Military Personnel, Active Duty & Veterans in Rehabilitation.  

  14. Walk by Faith Therapeutic Riding

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    Walk By Faith Therapeutic Riding is a Faith based therapeutic activities program founded to help others feel independence and belonging through the use of horses. In our Children's Program we service individuals with special needs in hopes to show them the love and freedom that our horse...

  15. We Can Ride, Inc.

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    It is the mission of We Can Ride to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities or special needs through equine (horse) assisted activities. It’s not about what disabilities or challenges our riders face, but rather what their abilities are and how they can be discovered through...

  16. Evaluating competing preferences of hunters and landowners for management of deer populations

    | Contributor(s):: D'Angelo, Gino J., Grund, Marrett D.

  17. Survival analysis and computer simulations of lethal and contraceptive management strategies for urban deer

    | Contributor(s):: Grund, M. D.

  18. Bullet fragmentation and lead deposition in white-tailed deer and domestic sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Grund, M. D., Cornicelli, L., Carlson, L. T., Butler, E. A.

  19. The use of dogs in Minnesota schools: current use, support for, potential concerns and educator familiarity with potential benefits

    | Contributor(s):: Holly Mclean Ryan, Denise Maricle (adviser)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the current use of dogs in Minnesota public schools, to determine the familiarity of various educators, in particular school counselors, with pet facilitated therapy, to determine the support for pet facilitative therapy and to determine potential...

  20. Reimagining care

    | Contributor(s):: Karasik, Rona J., Berry, Judy