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  1. Puppy Prodigies

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    We are an innovative 501(c)3 non-profit organization in San Diego county which helps puppies achieve their full potential, thereby enriching the lives of those they assist. The mission of Puppy Prodigies is to provide unique initiatives that utilize service, therapy and emotional support...

  2. Parental Perception of Changes in Basic Life Needs of Children with Disabilities after Six Months of Therapeutic Horseback Riding: A Qualitative Study

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    | Contributor(s):: Robert Lovrić, Nikolina Farčić, Štefica Mikšić, Aleksandra Gvozdanović Debeljak

    Therapeutic horseback riding (THR) has a positive effect on the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial functioning of children with disabilities. Parents’ reports of the effects of THR on their children support professionals in individualizing the THR program. With this qualitative study,...

  3. Evaluating the effectiveness of therapeutic horse riding for children and young people experiencing disability: a single-case experimental design study

    | Contributor(s):: Martin, Rachelle A., Taylor, William J., Surgenor, Lois J., Graham, Fiona P., Levack, William M. M., Blampied, Neville M.

  4. The Physical Therapeutic Benefits of Hippotherapy on Children with Physical Disabilities

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    | Contributor(s):: Heather Brand

    Hippotherapy is a great choice of treatment for children with physical disabilities. It can improve gross motor function, balance, spasticity, posture, and gait, as reviewed in this paper. It can also have benefits for many other areas in the child’s life, physically or mentally. This...

  5. Danny Donkey & Pals

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    Danny Donkey & Pals is an organization that provides specially trained donkeys to visit schools, hospitals, hospices and care homes. The donkeys travel throughout the UK to interact with children and adults with disabilities & special needs, those who are ill and the elderly. 

  6. Paws with a Purpose

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    Founded in 2003, Paws with Purpose (PwP) is a 501(c) non-profit organization that provides highly skilled Assistance Dogs as partners to children and adults with physical disabilities or other special needs. These dogs provide comfort and companionship; help to break down social barriers, and...

  7. Angeles en Cuatro Patas (Angels on Four Legs)

    We are a rehabilitation center and nonprofit dedicated to children and adolescents with special physical and mental needs.Angels on four legs began its activity over twenty-three years ago as an idea of ​​social work aimed at children with mild and chronic disabilities. This institution...

  8. [... and Riding as Well? Case Report about the Treatment of an Infant with Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome]

    | Contributor(s):: Steppacher, I., Kissler, J.

  9. Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center (BITS ETC)

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    Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit  association located in central New Hampshire.  BITS ETC is dedicated to  providing quality time with a horse for people from 2 to 92.  ​Certified instructors and therapists provide safe and effective...

  10. Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End (CTREE)

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    Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End (CTREE), is a not-for-profit (501c3) organization located on the eastern end of Long Island, New York and is a premier accredited member center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.).  CTREE...

  11. One Heart Equestrian Therapy, Inc.

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    One Heart Equestrian Therapy offers therapy to individuals demonstrating physical, cognitive, mental, or emotional limitations and special needs. One Heart welcomes all people with disabilities beginning at age two. We work with children and adults who have been born with disorders or...

  12. Mechanisms of Change for Children Participating in Therapeutic Horse Riding: A Grounded Theory

    | Contributor(s):: Martin, R. A., Graham, F. P., Taylor, W. J., Levack, W. M. M.

  13. Social Acknowledgments for Children with Disabilities: Effects of Service Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Mader, Bonnie

  14. [Therapy with the help of a horse - attempt at a situational analysis (author's transl)]

    | Contributor(s):: Riesser, H.

  15. [What is "therapeutic horseback riding"?]

    | Contributor(s):: Heipertz, W.

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  16. Hippotherapy acute impact on heart rate variability non-linear dynamics in neurological disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Cabiddu, R.

  17. Dr Dog

    Animals Asia’s Dr Dog is an innovative animal-assisted therapy programme that provides people in need with what they need most – a best friend. The programme is also changing the way people feel about dogs. In China, where we focus our work, Dr Dog is challenging beliefs and changing...

  18. 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.

  19. 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...

  20. Angeles en Cuatro Patas (Angels on Four Legs)

    We are a rehabilitation center and nonprofit dedicated to children and adolescents with special physical and mental needs.Angels on four legs began its activity over twenty-three years ago as an idea of ​​social work aimed at children with mild and chronic disabilities. This institution devoted...