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  1. Purple Pony Therapeutic Horsemanship

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    Purple Pony is a therapeutic horsemanship program located near Rochester, NY. We provide equine opportunities to persons with disabilities and diverse needs. Purple Pony is affiliated with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Int'l). Lessons are...

  2. Pegasus

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    In the fall of 1974, a small group of equestrian women began exploring the effectiveness of therapeutic riding, which had a long and successful history in Europe. They decided to establish a similar program to serve people with special needs in Fairfield County. In September 1975, the first...

  3. Medicine Horse Farm

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    Medicine Horse Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a PATH Int'l center dedicated to serving those with physical, medical and emotional disabilities.  Located near Plattsburgh, NY,  Medicine Horse Farm promotes physical wellness and emotional healing in partnership with...

  4. High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding and Driving Center Inc.

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    High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding & Driving Center 501 (c)(3), located on fifty acres in beautiful Columbia County, New York, offers riding, driving and other equine assisted activities to children, teens and adults with special needs. Our herd also offers opportunities for individuals...

  5. GallopNYC

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    GallopNYC offers therapeutic horsemanship programs to children and adults with disabilities, including veterans and at-risk youth. At the height of our season, we provide lessons to 686 riders a week, and operate our riding program at four locations. We are committed to serving low-to-middle...

  6. Victoria Acres Equine Facility, Inc.

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    Victoria Acres Equine Facility is a 501(c)3 non profit organization located in Guilderland, NY.  The mission of Victoria Acres Equine Facility, Inc., is to empower children and adults with or without physical and developmental challenges through the use of Equine Assisted...

  7. Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center

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    The Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center is the only indoor riding facility uniquely located in the heart of the city of Buffalo, and has been the site of a therapeutic riding program for 10 years. The BTRC currently offers programs for mentally and emotionally impaired, learning disabled and...

  8. Staten Island Recreational Association (SIRA)

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    The Staten Island Recreational Association (SIRA) is a 501(c)3 non-for-profit organization located in Staten Island, New York. SIRA provides equine assisted activities to children with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities. Our programs include Therapeutic Riding,...

  9. Stakeholder insights into the human-coyote interface in Westchester County, New York

    | Contributor(s):: Heather W. Hudenko, Daniel J. Decker, William F. Siemer

    In recent decades, a number of factors have contributed to an increased potential for conflict between people and coyotes (Canis latrans). Problematic interactions between people and coyotes have occurred in many highly developed areas across the United States. Over the last few years in New York...

  10. Modeling the economic impacts of double-crested cormorant damage to a recreational fishery

    | Contributor(s):: Shwiff, Stephanie A., Kirkpatrick, Katy N., DeVault, Travis L., Shwiff, Steven S.

  11. Toward an understanding of beaver management as human and beaver densities increase

    | Contributor(s):: Siemer, William F., Jonker, Sandra A., Decker, Daniel J., Organ, John F.

  12. Fate of captive-reared and released mallards on eastern Long Island, New York

    | Contributor(s):: Osborne, C. E., Swift, B. L., Baldassarre, G. A.

  13. Large dog relinquishment to two municipal facilities in New York City and Washington, D.C.: identifying targets for intervention

    | Contributor(s):: Weiss, E., Slater, M., Garrison, L., Drain, N., Dolan, E., Scarlett, J. M., Zawistowski, S. L.

    While the overall trend in euthanasia has been decreasing nationally, large dogs are at a higher risk of euthanasia than other sized dogs in most animal shelters in the United States. We hypothesized one way to increase the lives saved with respect to these large dogs is to keep them home when...

  14. Can your pet be trusted?

    | Contributor(s):: Schoenfeld, Susan R.

  15. Puppy love

    | Contributor(s):: Ulick, Josh

  16. Pets in the city: Managing surplus dogs in Syracuse, New York

    | Contributor(s):: Cutler, Kristin

    This thesis contributes to the growing interest in animals in geography. Specifically, it situates pets within the geographic literature and addresses the causes and consequences of pet love in the United States. Using Syracuse, New York as a case study, this thesis illuminates the critical yet...

  17. Wildlife Management of Canada Geese in New York State: A Departure from the Express Policies of New York's Environmental Conservation Law

    | Contributor(s):: Loriann Vita

    Prolonged recreational hunting of Canada geese in New York State may be contributing to the degradation of the species and ecological damage throughout the state. Due to the recent significant changes in the resident and migratory populations of Canada geese throughout the Atlantic Flyway, a more...

  18. Whose Wildlife Is It Anyway ? How New York' s Fish and Game Statutes, Regulations, and Policies Endanger the Environment and Have Disenfranchised the Majority of the Electorate

    | Contributor(s):: Jolene R. Marion

    Consistently, courts in the United States have held that the sovereign states hold wildlife in trust for the benefit of all the people. The legislatures, responding to a public concern that uncontrolled hunting was threatening the survival of indigenous species, invoked the states' police...

  19. Felony Animal Cruelty Laws in New York

    | Contributor(s):: Stephen Iannacone

    In 1997, Chester Williamson committed an act of murder. He approached Buster, soaked him in kerosene, lit a match, then proceeded to burn Buster alive. Chester’s punishment for these heinous acts was not jail, but he was sentenced to three years of probation.Chester was prosecuted in the...

  20. How do Suburban Coyote Attacks Affect Residents' Perceptions? Insights from a New York Case Study

    | Contributor(s):: William F. Siemer, Daniel J. Decker, James E. Shanahan, Heather A. Wieczorek Hudenko

    Understanding the human dimensions of human-coyote conflicts in metropolitan areas has taken on greater importance as coyotes (Canis latrans) have established themselves as the top predator in many urban ecosystems across North America. Though uncommon, coyote attacks on humans do occur in...