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Physically disabled adolescents' experience of therapeutic riding : a phenomenological investigation
Contributor(s):: Suzette Weideman
This dissertation serves as a report of a qualitative exploration of the experience of adolescents with physical disabilities during therapeutic horse-riding. The aim of the study is to understand the impact of therapeutic riding on the lived world of the participants in this unique form of...
We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit equine assisted activities and therapy program located in Middleburg, Florida. It is our mission to improve the quality of life of children and adults with various diagnoses with the help of our incredible horses. It has been our delight to serve Northeast Florida...
Horses of Hope Oregon
The former Adaptive Riding Institute has been re-named Horses of Hope, to show the welcoming spirit that resonates within our stable, and our community of clients, volunteers, staff, board of directors, donors, and sponsors. We wish to give credit where it is due – to our incredible...
Stirrups & Smiles
Stirrups & Smiles is an equine-assisted therapy center in Searcy, Arkansas. The organization focuses on helping children overcome developmental and physical delays through a bond with horses.
Riding on Angels' Wings
ROAW is a member center of Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Intl. (PATH Intl.) PATH Intl. is the premier professional organization which provides standards for safe and ethical equine interaction through education, research and communication. ROAW is currently pursuing...
The effect of pet ownership/attachment on the stress level of multiple sclerosis patients
Contributor(s):: Ashley Marie Loven
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is the most common demyelinating disease affecting the central nervous system. Over 80% of MS patients are in the relapsing remitting stage. Symptoms range from fever, fatigue, emotional distress, tingling, numbness, optic neuritis, spasticity, muscle weakness, impaired...
Dream Power Therapy
DreamPower Therapy, Inc. is a non-profit organization working with physically and mentally challenged clients from age 3 to 80. Dream Power offers therapeutic, sport and recreational horseback riding in outdoor arenas as well as on our beautiful trails. Dream Power Therapy is a member of the...
The psychosocial impact of service dogs on their physically disabled owners
Contributor(s):: Donovan, William Patrick
Physical Impairments and Service Dogs
There are several kinds of vision impairments. The World
Health Organization defines four levels of visual function: normal vision, moderate visual impairment,
severe visual impairment, and...
Homelessness and companion animals: More than just a pet?
Contributor(s):: Slatter, Jessica, Lloyd, Chris, King, Robert
Purpose: Research identifies the value of animal companionship for people of various ages and with physical and mental health diagnoses. However, there is limited research into the value of animal companionship for the homeless population.Method: This exploratory study aimed to investigate the...
New Horizon Ranch
New Horizon Ranch, Inc. is a therapeutic horseback riding center located in Rantoul, Kansas and currently offering Hippotherapy, Therapeutic Riding, Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, and Summer Day Camp programs to individuals of all...
Endless Ribbon Foundation, Inc.
Endless Ribbon Foundation, Inc. is a 501c3 N0N-profit charitable organization dedicated to furthering equine therapy programs and circling out to other non-profit organization to maximize social entrepreneurship, land conservation, equine sanctuary needs, and much more.
Rehabilitation, Education, Assessment Center for Hippotherapy (REACH)
Our mission is to provide high quality assessment and rehabilitation programmes using the horse to provide a treatment strategy for adults and children with physical, mental, social and learning disabilities and as such allow more people to benefit from Hippotherapy and associated services.
Heads Up Special Riders
We provide a therapeutic horseback riding program and equine-oriented activities for children and adults. We help our students achieve not only physical strength, but also gain self assurance, the ability to learn new skills, increased willingness to communicate and an overall better quality of...
Anche Noi a Cavallo
Anche noi a cavallo is an independent organisation. At the end of the 80's, thanks to private donations and regional economical support we were able to buy a piece of land and build a covered riding hall.Since the official opening in 1990 challenged riders ride full time at all levels.Every...
The Red Barn
Contributor(s):: Angel Tobey
Located on the banks of the Little Cahaba River, The Red Barn is a 501(c)3 organization that offers children and adults the opportunity to work with and learn to ride horses. The Red Barn can easily accommodate those with physical, cognitive, or emotional disabilities. We welcome individuals,...
H.O.R.S.E.S., Inc. (Helping Others Reach Success using Equine Services), is a PATH, Intl. Equine Assisted Therapy Center. We are a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that is run on grants, donations and with the assistance of volunteers. We have several programs to...
Canine Helpers for the Disabled Inc.
Canine Helpers is a community support organisation that provides assistance to people with a disability through the training and placement of different types of assistance dogs, including:Service Dogs for people with physical disabilities;Therapy Dogs for people with many other types of...
Happy Tails Pet Therapy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Happy Tails volunteers share the unconditional love of their pets with people of all ages with physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs at healthcare facilities, social agencies and special needs programs throughout the metro...
Equi-Kids provides, promotes and supports equine assisted activities for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social or learning disabling conditions