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  1. Equine therapy as a therapeutic resource: electromyographic analysis of the rectus abdominis and paravertebral muscles during mounts

    Contributor(s):: Deisire Eckert

    Animal assisted therapy (TAA) is a practice with specific criteria where the animal is the main part of the treatment, aiming to promote the social, emotional, physical and / or cognitive improvement of patients. It assumes that the love and friendship that can arise between humans and animals...

  2. Cardiorespiratory and Biomechanical Changes with Hippotherapy in Children with and without Cerebral Palsy

    Contributor(s):: B.R. Rigby, A.R. Gloekner, S. Papadakis, A.A. Bane, J.S. Forsse, A.E. Bird, T.R. Willard, D.L. Bullinger, R.R. Rogers, K.D. Biggerstaff, P.W. Grandjean

    Hippotherapy utilizes the rhythmic movement of the horse to improve functional abilities and quality of life of individuals with neurological impairments. Little is known regarding the changes in body segment kinematics and cardiovascular responses of the rider due to the therapy. A change in the...

  3. SARI Therapeutic Riding

    SARI Therapeutic Riding has a history dating back to 1978 of providing specialized horse back riding programs for people with special needs.Riders include over 150 individuals from London and surrounding communities. The majority of the participants are children and youth. These riders receive...

  4. Riding for the Disabled Association

    At RDA, horses and ponies provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK. The RDA network of 500 volunteer groups organise activities such as riding, carriage driving, vaulting and showjumping to up to 28,000 people each year.RDA has been carrying...

  5. Equestrian Connection

    Founded in 2001, Equestrian Connection has helped thousands of children and adults with disabilities. What originally began as a program to fill the void in social services by providing hippotherapy and therapeutic riding has grown into a “home away from home” for clients and their families,...

  6. McKenna Farms Therapy Services, Inc.

    McKenna Farms Therapy Services is a non-profit organization that provides therapy services to individuals with special needs in Northwest Georgia. McKenna Farms is a 501C3 organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the children and families that we serve as well as being a...

  7. Ridefysioterapi til børn med autisme i Danmark : en kvalitativ undersøgelse af Danske ridefysioterapeuters erfaringer med ridefysioterapi til børn med autisme [Riding physiotherapy for children with autism in Denmark: a qualitative study of Danish ph

    | Contributor(s):: Bordorff Sørensen, Tine