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  1. Gross Motor Skills and Gait Performance in Two- and Three-year-old Children With Developmental Delay Participating in Hippotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Brady, H. A., James, C. R., Dendy, D. W., Irwin, T. A., Thompson, L. D., Camp, T. M.

  2. Changes in Motor Skill Proficiency After Equine-Assisted Activities and Brain-Building Tasks in Youth With Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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    | Contributor(s):: B. Rhett Rigby, Ronald W. Davis, Melissa D. Bittner, Robin W. Harwell, Eileen J. Leek, Geoban A. Johnson, David L. Nichols

  3. Effects of horse riding simulator on sitting motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Chinniah, H., Natarajan, M., Ramanathan, R., Ambrose, J. W. F.

  4. Factors Influencing Motor Outcome of Hippotherapy in Children with Cerebral Palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Seung Mi, Y., Ji Young, L., Hye Yeon, S., Yun Sik, S., Jeong Yi, K.

  5. Hippotherapy in Rehabilitation Care for Children With Neurological Impairments and Developmental Delays: A Case Series

    | Contributor(s):: Kraft, K. A., Weisberg, J., Finch, M. D., Nickel, A., Griffin, K. H., Barnes, T. L.

  6. Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Riding Center

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    The Cleveland County Hearts and Hooves program was started because a parent of a child with a disability saw a need in the community to provide the opportunity to participate in a horseback riding program designed to meet individual needs. Program participants are students at North Shelby...

  7. The Impact of Equine Therapy and an Audio-Visual Approach Emphasizing Rhythm and Beat Perception in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Hession, C. E., Law Smith, M. J., Watterson, D., Oxley, N., Murphy, B. A.

  8. Analysis of the electromiographic activity of lower limb and motor function in hippotherapy practitioners with cerebral palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Ribeiro, M. F., Espindula, A. P., Lage, J. B., Bevilacqua Junior, D. E., Diniz, L. H., Mello, E. C., Ferreira, A. A., Ferraz, M. L. F., Teixeira, V. P. A.

  9. Effect of Hippotherapy on Motor Proficiency and Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy Who Walk

    | Contributor(s):: Champagne, D., Corriveau, H., Dugas, C.

  10. The Efficacy of Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies on Improving Physical Function

    | Contributor(s):: Rigby, B. R., Grandjean, P. W.

  11. Hippotherapy as a treatment for socialization after sexual abuse and emotional stress

    | Contributor(s):: Guerino, Marcelo R., Briel, Alysson F., Rodrigues AraÚJo, Maria Das GraÇAs

  12. Participation in Physical Play and Leisure in Children With Motor Impairments: Mixed Methods Study to Generate Evidence for Developing an Intervention

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    | Contributor(s):: Kolehmainen, N., Ramsay, C., McKee, L., Missiuna, C., Owen, C., Francis, J.

    Background. Participation in physical play/leisure (PPP) is an important therapy goal of children with motor impairments. Evidence for interventions promoting PPP in these children is scarce. The first step is to identify modifiable, clinically meaningful predictors of PPP for targeting by...

  13. Effects of therapeutic horse riding on gait cycle parameters and some aspects of behavior of children with autism

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    | Contributor(s):: Steiner, H., Kertesz, Z.

    We studied effects of therapeutic riding on the development of children with autism. Experiments in walking is appropriate for assessing the coordination of movement and for following the changes. We found that therapeutic riding should be considered as a new form of rehabilitation. Twenty-six...

  14. Effect of hippotherapy on gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial

    | Contributor(s):: Kwon, J. Y., Chang, H. J., Yi, S. H., Lee, J. Y., Shin, H. Y., Kim, Y. H.

  15. The role of therapy dogs in speed and accuracy to complete motor skills tasks for preschool children

    | Contributor(s):: Gee, N. R., Harris, S. L., Johnson, K. L.

    The purpose of this study was to determine whether the presence of a therapy dog would affect the performance of a set of gross motor skills tasks for a mixed group of language-impaired and typical pre-school children. The 14 children in the group were between four and six years old (four female...

  16. Pilot study measuring the effects of therapeutic horseback riding on school-age children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Gabriels, Robin L., Agnew, John A., Holt, Katherine D., Shoffner, Amy, Zhaoxing, Pan, Ruzzano, Selga, Clayton, Gerald H., Mesibov, Gary

  17. Does the Animal Fun program improve motor performance in children aged 4–6 years?

    | Contributor(s):: Piek, J. P., McLaren, S., Kane, R., Jensen, L., Dender, A., Roberts, C., Rooney, R., Packer, T., Straker, L.

  18. Effect of hippotherapy on motor control, adaptive behaviors, and participation in children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Ajzenman, H. F., Standeven, J. W., Shurtleff, T. L.

  19. Chastain Horse Park

    Chastain Horse Park provides community members with riding lessons, horse boarding, and equine-assisted therapy programs.

  20. Animal assisted therapy increases fine motor skills

    | Contributor(s):: Roehm, Jillian