Haku Baldwin Center
Haku Baldwin Center sits on 33.23 acres and our facility includes two full-sized outdoor arenas and one indoor arena. Our schedule is complete with rated horse shows, special events (like our annual Fall Harvest Festival fundraiser) and a range of therapeutic programs. Private...
Hoofbeats with Heart
Hoofbeats with Heart is 501(c)(3) charity run solely by dedicated volunteers none of whom take a salary. Our passion is improving the lives of the physically and mentally challenged, anchoring at risk youth and giving grief a voice through the fellowship between humans and horses.Hoofbeats with...
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center
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7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, provides equine assisted therapy to physically and mentally challenged individuals. Our highly trained instructors are certified through PATH International (Professional Association of Therapeutic...
Contributor(s):: Deedee O’Brien
Employing horses in a working farm environment, Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm provides beneficial therapy for people with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. It uses the horse’s unique ability to enhance a person’s movements and touch a...
The K-9 Courage Program is a charitable healthcare donation program that provides financial and in-kind product donations that support retired police and military K-9s as well as service dogs currently in action. Program contributions help assure caregivers that these courageous and loyal dogs...
Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Strongwater Farm was incorporated as a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization on September 4, 1998. Although situated on the site of Tewksbury Hospital, Strongwater Farm is neither part of the hospital nor a state agency and receives no federal or state funding. It was...
Mutts 4 the Military
Mutts 4 the Military rescues dogs from high-kill shelters and places them where they are needed themost—with veterans and active duty military personnel. These dogs are vetted, trained, and certified asemotional support companions at no cost to the recipient. We will also help with any...
Bringing dogs to heal: care for veterans with PTSD
Contributor(s):: Thompson, Mark
Horses for heroes
Contributor(s):: Cattabriga, Gioia Grasso
Exploring the experiences of living with psychiatric service dogs for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder [thesis]
Contributor(s):: Newton, Robyn
Under pressure: understanding post-traumatic stress disorder and treatment methods for combat veterans [thesis]
Contributor(s):: Maurer, Kirsti
Evaluating a program of equine therapy for veterans with PTSD symptoms [dissertation]
Contributor(s):: Gomez, India B.
Exploring therapists' conceptions of equine facilitated/assisted psychotherapy for combat veterans experiencing posttraumatic stress disorder [dissertation]
Contributor(s):: Abrams, Barbara Newell
Treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in military and veteran populations: initial assessment
Contributor(s):: Institute of Medicine Committee on the Assessment of Ongoing Efforts in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress, Disorder
Animal companions and military veterans: How dogs can help America's heroes
Contributor(s):: Carper, Teri L., Bartone, Anne S., Petty, Frederick C., Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Combat PTSD and implicit behavioral tendencies for positive affective stimuli: A brief report
Contributor(s):: Clausen, Ashley N., Youngren, Westley, Sisante, Jason-Flor V., Billinger, Sandra A., Taylor, Charles, Aupperle, Robin L.
Effectiveness of a social robot, 'Paro,' in a VA long-term care setting
Contributor(s):: Lane, Geoffrey W., Noronha, Delilah, Rivera, Alexandra, Craig, Kathy, Yee, Christina, Mills, Brent, Villanueva, Eimee
Helping war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: Incarcerated individuals' role in therapeutic animal programs
Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer
Operation at Ease Inc.
Our director Joni Bonilla created OAE after a call with a friend Freddy whose dog had suddenly died. Now back home after twenty years of Army infantry service, many overseas tours and a diagnosis of PTSD, the loss of his pet dog was devastating. This dog would sit by his side when the kids were...