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  1. Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc. was established as a State of Michigan non-profit corporation in June, 1990 and received its IRS 501(c)3 designation two months later. The first therapy class began in February, 1991 with 16 riders on 7 acres of land in Rockford, MI. Since that time...

  2. Children and Horses United in Movement (C.H.U.M.) Therapeutic Riding

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    Children and Horses United in Movement or C.H.U.M. Therapeutic Riding Inc. brings to the Mid-Michigan area both the old and the new.  A new program with old friends. Our name was designed to honor a faithful equine friend who has been in service to therapeutic riding since 1980. Chum,...

  3. Wild Hearts Horses for Heroes

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    Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program is a non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization, founded in 2009. Our mission is to transform the lives of our participants, their families, and all who work with us through the healing power of horsemanship. 

  4. Horses Help Humans Be Real, Honest, and Present | Liz Letson | TEDxBemidji

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    | Contributor(s):: Liz Letson

    “What is equine-assisted psychotherapy? Do horses need therapy? Or is it people?” Liz Letson takes the TEDxBemidji stage to talk about equine-assisted psychotherapy and the healing power of animals. Owner/CEO of Eagle Vista Ranch & Wellness Center Liz Letson’s mission is...

  5. Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC)

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    The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) is dedicated to providing physical, learning, and recreational opportunities through horseback riding lessons. These lessons are individually designed to enhance the physical, emotional, and social well-being of children and adults with a variety of...

  6. New Freedom Farm

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    New Freedom Farm is a non-profit community farm located in Buchanan, Virginia. We exist to aid veterans with PTSD, Substance Abuse, and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) by using the therapeutic activity of interacting with our equines, farming, and peer-to-peer support. The end goal is to...

  7. Therapeutic Equestrian Center

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    TEC is a nonprofit 501(c)3 service organization that provides year-round, horse-related activities, and therapeutic riding to people young and old living with special needs, including veterans and active military members.  Our programs are designed to help children to seniors find hope,...

  8. For Dogs Sake: A practical solution for animal cruelty | Sally Varma | TEDxThiruvananthapuram

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    | Contributor(s):: Sally Varma

    In this talk, Sally Varma speaks on how she and her team deal with the raging cruelty shown towards dogs, what goes into their care and rehabilitation and how a little compassion can go a long way. Sally Varma is an animal rights activist. Her wish to create peaceful coexistence between humans...

  9. Good Hope Equestrian Training Center

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    The mission of Good Hope Equestrian Training Center (GHETC) is to provide children, youth and adults quality equine related programs designed to augment their independence, personal potential and quality of life. Good Hope Equestrian Training Center has served the equestrian recreational/sport...

  10. Physiological and behavioral effects of animal-assisted interventions for therapy dogs in pediatric oncology settings

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    | Contributor(s):: Amy McCullough, Molly A. Jenkins, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Mary Jo Gilmer, Janice Olson, Anjali Pawar, Leslie Holley, Shirley Sierra-Rivera, Deborah E. Linder, Danielle Pinchette, Neil J. Grossman, Cynthia Hellman, Noémie Guérin, Marguerite E. O'Haire

    Over the past two decades, animal-assisted interventions (AAIs), defined as the purposeful incorporation of specially trained animals in services to improve human health, have become increasingly popular in clinical settings. However, to date, there have been few rigorously-designed studies aimed...

  11. Bit By Bit Therapy

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    Bit-By-Bit is both an American Hippotherapy Association Registered Facility and a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) Accredited Therapeutic Riding Center specializing in speech, occupational and physical therapies. Bit by Bit is made up of a team of 15-20...

  12. Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding

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    We are a 501(c)(3), non-profit, PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) affiliated center located in Eastern Sussex County. We are a PATH-affiliated center, with PATH-certified therapeutic riding instructors and trained volunteers.  We have offered ...

  13. Trained Rats are Detecting Tuberculosis and Saving Lives | Georgies Mgode | TEDxKenmoreSquare

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    | Contributor(s):: Georgies Mgode

    Tuberculosis (TB) is the number one global killer by an infectious disease. In Tanzania, a team is embracing an innovative and efficient method to speed up the diagnosis of TB that involves integrating super-sniffer rats to quickly identify patients. These trained rats are helping to save...

  14. We Will Ride, Inc.

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    We Will Ride offers individualized programs of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies for people with disabilities aimed at enhancing their physical, mental, emotional, and social functioning in everyday life. The partnership between human and horse, already ancient when first human records...

  15. Equul Access, Inc.

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    Equul Access, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization registered with the State of Minnesota that provides therapeutic equine assisted activities for individuals with special needs. Founded in 2002, we are a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International...

  16. Acorn Hill EAAT Inc.

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    Acorn Hill EAAT Inc.'s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with special needs in central Minnesota through Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT).

  17. Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    TRI’s mission is to provide a therapeutic environment through horseback riding and other activities for people with disabilities or other challenges.

  18. 捨て犬からセラピードッグへ。人間を救う動物の力 | Toru Oki | TEDxNihonbashiSalon

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    | Contributor(s):: Toru Oki

    音楽家。一般財団法人 国際セラピードッグ協会 代表 一般社団法人 大木動物愛護協会代表、弘前学院大学客員教授 東日本被災犬保護プラザ代表、社会福祉学者(日米) 東京日本橋人形町生まれ。1976年渡米、米国在住。全米音楽界で唯一、東洋人ブルースシンガーとして全米ツアーを成功させるなど、人種の壁を乗り越えて世界的に活躍する。 ゼネラルプロデューサーとしても多くのビッグアーティストを育て、日米のブラックミュージックの架け橋として長く活躍、「ミスターイエローブルース」と称賛される。...

  19. Considering the Canine: Human Discourses of Gender, Race, and Power in Interspecies Entanglements

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    | Contributor(s):: Meredith Helen Clark

    This dissertation explores discourses in the contemporary United States surrounding the creation, coding, sterilization, and general keeping of canines in order to interrogate how sex, gender, race, class, sexuality, and species together serve biopolitical formations of social control,...

  20. Paws for Progress: The development and evaluation of the first prison based dog training programme in the UK

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    | Contributor(s):: Rebecca Jean Leonardi

    The most common type of human animal interaction (HAI) programme used in prisons involves prisoners caring for and training unwanted dogs from rescue shelters, to prepare the dogs for rehoming. Such programmes have been previously developed specifically aimed towards male young offenders, and...