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  1. The Influence of Hippotherapy on the Body Posture in a Sitting Position among Children with Cerebral Palsy

    Contributor(s):: Matusiak-Wieczorek, E., Dziankowska-Zaborszczyk, E., Synder, M., Borowski, A.

  2. Long-term effects of robotic hippotherapy on dynamic postural stability in cerebral palsy

    Contributor(s):: Young Joo Cha, Megan Stanley, Tim Shurtleff, Joshua S. H. You

    Dynamic postural instability is a common neuromuscular impairment in cerebral palsy (CP), which often includes balance dysfunction and an associated risk of serious falls. Robotic hippotherapy has recently become a widespread clinical application to facilitate postural core stabilization,...

  3. The effects of therapeutic horseback riding on balance

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, Susan Keel

  4. The Effect of Hippotherapy on Balance Ability in Subjects with Balance Disorders

    Contributor(s):: Lauren Patricia Kelley, Brian Garner (adviser)

    Hippotherapy is a type of therapy that utilizes the motion of a horse to facilitate the stimulation and stretching of muscles in people with disabilities in order to increase strength, balance ability and coordination. Though hippotherapy facilitators, patients and their parents claim that this...

  5. SLO Hoofbeats Therapeutic Riding

    At SLO (San Luis Obispo) Hoofbeats our mission is to improve the lives of individuals with physical, intellectual and emotional disabilities through the healing power of the horse.

  6. Rising Stars Therapeutic Riding Center

    Rising Stars is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit offering equine therapeutic riding and equine assisted therapy to children and adults with disabilities throughout southcentral idaho.

  7. Chastain Horse Park

    Chastain Horse Park provides community members with riding lessons, horse boarding, and equine-assisted therapy programs.

  8. Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Programs (CPEAP)

    The Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Programs is an all volunteer organization that was founded to provide equine assisted therapy to the Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) at Bethesda, Maryland. Begun in May of 2006 at Fort Myer, Virginia, the Caisson...

  9. Horse preference for orientation during transport and the effect of orientation on balancing ability

    | Contributor(s):: Gibbs, A. E., Friend, T. H.

    Twelve horses transported in a 16-m long commercial straight-deck, topless trailer (16 wheels) were either: tied to the left side of the trailer (TL), tied to the right (TR) or loose (L). Four horses at a time were transported 4 laps around a 3.6-km rectangular course, reversing direction each...

  10. Temporal analysis of walk movements in the Grand Prix dressage test at the 1996 Olympic Games

    | Contributor(s):: Hodson, E. F., Clayton, H. M., Lanovaz, J. L.

    Video analysis was used to measure temporal characteristics of the collected walk, extended walk and half pirouette at walk of 11 competitors during the team dressage competition at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Forelimb stance durations, hind limb stance durations,...