The HABRI Foundation is calling for research proposals to investigate the health outcomes of pet ownership and/or animal-assisted activity or therapy, both for the people and the animals involved. To learn more, visit https://habri.org/grants/funding-opportunities/ close

 
You are here: Home / Tags / recreation / All Categories

Tags: recreation

All Categories (1-20 of 83)

  1. "I throw them out of here": the horse trade as phronetic action

    Contributor(s):: Schuurman, N.

    Practices involving horses have become increasingly popular in the spheres of sport and leisure throughout the Western world, and the trade in selling horses has expanded. The horse is characteristically understood as a commodity to be bought and sold several times during its lifetime. What is...

  2. 19 Seiki Rondon Dobutsuen Ni Okeru Kagaku To Goraku No Kankei: Bunka No Taishuka To Reja No Shogyoka Ni Kansuru Ikkosatsu (Japanese)

    Contributor(s):: Ito, Takashi

  3. A Comparative Study of Horse Ownership in Ohio with Emphasis on the Horse as an Item of Production and Conspicuous Consumption

    Contributor(s):: Bauer, Garlena Ann

  4. A comparison of the frequency of occurrence of stereotypic behaviors demonstrated by a youth with autism during two recreation activities: Horseback riding and board game play

    Contributor(s):: Brekke, Philip J.

  5. A Framework to Evaluate Wildlife Feeding in Research, Wildlife Management, Tourism and Recreation

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Sara Dubois, David Fraser

    Feeding of wildlife occurs in the context of research, wildlife management, tourism and in opportunistic ways. A review of examples shows that although feeding is often motivated by good intentions, it can lead to problems of public safety and conservation and be detrimental to the welfare of the...

  6. A model animal therapy program for mental health settings

    Contributor(s):: McCandless, P., McCready, K. F., Knight, L.

  7. A note on the relationships between visitor interest and characteristics of the mammal exhibits in Recife Zoo, Brazil

    Contributor(s):: Silva, M. A. M. da, Silva, J. M. C. da

    There are few quantitative studies on visitor's behaviour towards animal exhibits in zoos. We evaluated the popularity of mammal exhibits of a small tropical zoo at Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, and correlated it with some characteristics of the exhibits (number of individuals within the exhibit,...

  8. A psychotherapeutic riding program: An existential theater for healing

    Contributor(s):: Karol, Jane M.

  9. A survey of the impact of owning a service dog on quality of life for individuals with physical and hearing disability: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Turner, A., MacMichael, J., Mills, D. S.

  10. Adaptive recreation organizations

  11. Adaptive recreation organizations

  12. An evaluation of therapeutic horseback riding programs for adults with physical impairments

    Contributor(s):: Tomaszewski, Sarah Elizabeth

  13. Animal rights and the Olympic Games

  14. Bibliography of the Federation of Riding for the Disabled International

    Contributor(s):: Engel, Barbara Teichmann

  15. Canine Companions and Helpers

    Contributor(s):: McIntosh, Phyllis

    This feature article highlights dog breeds that are popular in the United States and explores the health benefits and services that dogs provide to people. The article also discusses dog shows and dogs in popular culture.

  16. Cardiorespiratory and Biomechanical Responses to Simulated Recreational Horseback Riding in Healthy Children

    Contributor(s):: Rigby, Brandon R., Papadakis, Zacharias, Bane, Annie A., Park, Jin K., Grandjean, Peter W.

  17. Cassidy's Cause Therapeutic Riding Academy

    Full-text: Available

    Cassidy's Cause is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to help individuals grow and develop through recreational activities with horses. Founded in 2013 by Mike Falconite, Angie Jackson, and Dara Triplett in honor of Cassidy Triplett whose love for horses continues to...

  18. Changing human-animal relationships in sport: an analysis of the UK and Australian horse racing whips debates

    | Contributor(s):: Graham, R., McManus, P.

    Changing social values and new technologies have contributed to increasing media attention and debate about the acceptable use of animals in sport. This paper focuses on the use of the whip in thoroughbred horse racing. Those who defend its use argue it is a necessary tool needed for safety,...

  19. Companions in the park: Laurel Canyon Dog Park

    | Contributor(s):: Rowe, Stacy, Wolch, Jennifer R.

  20. Conservation and animal welfare issues arising from forestry practices. (Special Issue: Conservation and animal welfare.)

    | Contributor(s):: Blumstein, D. T.

    Forestry practices may directly kill animals as well as destroy and fragment their habitat. Even without habitat destruction, logging and its associated forest management practices (which include road building, re-forestation, and often increased recreational use) create noise, frighten animals,...