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  1. Horse Power Healing Center, Inc.

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    How it Began - For many years, the mother-daughter team of, Linda and Wendy Konichek, of Jericho Creek Farms I & II, had dreamed about sharing their wonderful horses with people who did not have horses in their lives. Thus the seeds for Horse Power Healing Center (HPHC) were started. In...

  2. Courtney Cares

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    Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine Courtney Grimshaw Fowler Equine Therapeutic Program, affectionately known as “Courtney Cares”, is a Premier PATH Intl (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) Accredited program. The program was...

  3. One Starfish at a Time | Erika Neo | TEDxYouth@AIS

    Erika reflects on how her experiences with animals and children with special needs have impacted her outlook on the world. Erika Neo is an energetic, dedicated and hardworking individual who seeks to contribute as much as she can to any task she takes on. Starting at the age of 6 in Singapore...

  4. The horse as an "enabler" in horseback riding : the history of therapeutic horsemanship

    | Contributor(s):: Susanna Hedenborg

    The horse as an “enabler” in horseback riding – the history of therapeutic horsemanship    The purpose of this paper is to explore and analyse the history of therapeutic horsemanship in Sweden. Sports used as therapy have a long history. This paper however, will focus...

  5. Grand Valley Equine Assisted Learning Center (GVEALC)

    GVEALC's mission is to provide opportunities with horses to facilitate growth, learning and healing.  Our population includes children, adults of all abilities, as well as veterans, law enforcement officers, victims and those in need of powerful healing.  We operate the horse...

  6. 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...

  7. The Effects of Sustainability as a Positive Attribute on Equine Therapy Design: An Interdisciplinary Study

    | Contributor(s):: Andria Sinclair

    Interdisciplinary studies have brought benefits to introducing new solutions to the traditional environment and traditional therapies. Sustainability in relation to design has been suggested in 2006, by the Center for Building Performance and Diagnostic (CBPD) at Carnegie Mellon University to...

  8. 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.

  9. Adolescents' health promotion by Equine Assisted Activities

    | Contributor(s):: Hanna Hyvonen

    The aim of this thesis was adolescents’ health promotion by supporting their empowerment. The fundamental aspect in health promotion is that it aims to empower people. Equine Assisted Activities (or EAA) provide different possibilities for adolescents’ welfare and health promotion....

  10. Equine Assisted Activities in Finland : The current situation from the point of view of the people working in the field

    | Contributor(s):: Miia Hirvonen

    The topic of this Bachelor’s Thesis is Equine Assisted Activities in Finland – The current situation from the point of view of the people working in the field. The author’s personal interest in the subject is based on her own experiences in equine industry combined with interest...

  11. Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Maria Beatriz Craven

    Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) is a non-traditional form of psychotherapy that addresses treatment goals with the use of horses. This small pilot study consisting of 5 veterans examines the effectiveness of EAP in the treatment of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...

  12. Orchardview Stables

    Orchardview Stables in Wexford, Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization that makes horsemanship activities accessible to everyone possible in a safe, fun environment. Riders with special needs are welcomed at our facility to ride or work with horses on many different levels through our adapted...

  13. Because We Can - Because We Care

    The horse industry uses fear and pain as a motivator when training the horse, hence the term, “Breaking the Horse”. BWC2 subscribes to a different philosophy with our TCR (Trust, Confidence and Respect) Horsemanship. We communicate on a level that the horse understands by using...

  14. Gaited Journeys

    Equine assisted psychotherapy, also referred to as EAP, incorporates horses experientially for emotional growth and learning. Gaited Journeys offers a team of three, a horse specialist to assure the guest of their safety with the horse, the horse or horses and the guest. EAP is experiential in...

  15. Horsefeathers Therapeutic Riding, NFP

    Horsefeathers is a supportive treatment program for people of all ages and all abilities. All sessions are conducted one-on-one in a calm, non-competitive environment. Using the unique, powerful movement of the horse to awaken and enhance neuromotor function, we help our riders achieve successes...

  16. Equine Assisted Therapy Through The Eyes of a Child

    | Contributor(s):: Katherine McNutt

    The focus of this study was to gain insight into the experiences of children who participate in equine assisted therapy (EAT). The study used a qualitative child-based approach focused on accessing the perspectives of children and their experience participating in EAT. A thematic analysis...

  17. Gateway HorseWorks

    Gateway HorseWorks, a 501(c)(3) public charity, offers transformative Equine Assisted Psychotherapy Services to children, adults, and families in a healing, farm-based environment.Since 2011, Executive Director Kristen de Marco has been providing EAGALA Model ® Equine Assisted Growth &...

  18. Sunrise, Inc. Therapeutic Riding Center

    Sunrise, Inc is a not-for-profit corporation, established in Wayne County in 1980, whose purpose is to promote the health and social development of physically, mentally and socially disabled people through therapeutic horseback riding.Sunrise is a Professional Association of Therapeutic...

  19. Reins and Rainbows

    Reins and Rainbows, INC. serves children, youth, adults, and families by providing emotional and behavioral support through experiential learning and cognitive behavioral therapy.Assisted by equine partners who provide stability and unconditional regard, a safe and supportive environment is...

  20. Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center

    Therapeion was founded in 2007 to provide therapeutic riding services for persons with disabilities and youth facing difficult life challenges. Our pilot program was held in the summer of 2007 and from there we have grown to offering services March through October to approximately fifty riders...