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  1. The Impact of Equine Therapy and an Audio-Visual Approach Emphasizing Rhythm and Beat Perception in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

    Contributor(s):: Hession, C. E., Law Smith, M. J., Watterson, D., Oxley, N., Murphy, B. A.

  2. Maximum permissible load for Kiso horses trotting over a short, straight course

    Contributor(s):: Matsuura, A., Inoue, S., Irimajiri, M., Hodate, K.

  3. Changes in Gait Balance and Brain Connectivity in Response to Equine-Assisted Activity and Training in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Contributor(s):: Hyun, G. J., Jung, T. W., Park, J. H., Kang, K. D., Kim, S. M., Son, Y. D., Cheong, J. H., Kim, B. N., Han, D. H.

  4. A tool for the evaluation of slaughter horse welfare during unloading

    Contributor(s):: Messori, S., Visser, E. K., Buonanno, M., Ferrari, P., Barnard, S., Borciani, M., Ferri, N.

    This study aimed to develop a scientific and practical tool to be used to assess horse welfare after commercial transport over long journeys. A set of physical, behavioural and environmental measures was selected, covering welfare aspects of both transport and unloading procedures. The protocol...

  5. Maximum permissible load for Yonaguni ponies (Japanese landrace horses) trotting over a short, straight course

    Contributor(s):: Matsuura, A., Mano, H., Irimajiri, M., Hodate, K.

    This study aimed to determine the load-bearing capacity of trotting Yonaguni ponies using gait analysis. The Yonaguni pony is one of the Japanese landrace horses, and has normal gait characteristics when trotting. As a breed they are small in stature and hence susceptible to the effect of the...

  6. The impact of hippotherapy in gait of post-stroke indiviudals.

    Contributor(s):: Beinotti, F, Correia, N, Christofoletti, G, Borges, G

  7. Comparative Effects of Horse Exercise Versus Traditional Exercise Programs on Gait, Muscle Strength, and Body Balance in Healthy Older Adults

    Contributor(s):: Aranda-García, Silvia, Iricibar, Albert, Planas, Antoni, Prat-Subirana, Joan A., Angulo-Barroso, Rosa M.

  8. Comparing the pelvis kinematics of able-bodied children during normal gait and when riding a therapeutic horse

    Contributor(s):: Brandon Rhett Rigby, Brian A. Garner (adviser)

    Hippotherapy is a treatment strategy that uses horse movement as physical therapy tool for clients with a broad range of diagnoses including cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis. The prevailing theory is that the gait motion of the therapeutic horse provides sensory stimulus and movement...

  9. Coordination dynamics in horse-rider dyads

    Contributor(s):: Wolframm, I. A., Bosga, J., Meulenbroek, R. G.

  10. Maximum permissible load weight of a Taishuh pony at a trot

    Contributor(s):: Matsuura, A., Sakuma, S., Irimajiri, M., Hodate, K.

  11. Therapeutic horse riding improves cognition, mood arousal, and ambulation in children with dyspraxia

    Contributor(s):: Hession, Caren E., Eastwood, Brian, Watterson, David, Lehane, Christine M., OxIey, Nigel, Murphy, Barbara A.

  12. An assessment of the pressure distribution exerted by a rider on the back of a horse during hippotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Janura, M., Peham, C., Dvorakova, T., Elfmark, M.

  13. [Impact of therapeutic riding on gait and posture regulation]

    Contributor(s):: Schwesig, R., Neumann, S., Richter, D., Kauert, R., Becker, S., Esperer, H. D., Leuchte, S.

  14. [Specific riding styles are associated with specific effects on bodily posture control]

    Contributor(s):: Schwesig, R., Sannemuller, K., Kolditz, R., Hottenrott, K., Becker, S., Esperer, H. D.

  15. Improvements in muscle symmetry in children with cerebral palsy after equine-assisted therapy (hippotherapy)

    Contributor(s):: Benda, W., McGibbon, N. H., Grant, K. L.

  16. Study of the therapeutic effects of an advanced hippotherapy simulator in children with cerebral palsy: a randomised controlled trial

    Contributor(s):: Herrero, P., Asensio, A., Garcia, E., Marco, A., Olivan, B., Ibarz, A., Gomez-Trullen, E. M., Casas, R.

  17. Factors affecting stimulus visibility for horses

    Contributor(s):: Saslow, C. A.

    In 2 experiments 11 Morgan horses (1 to 14 years old) were examined for the relative contributions of stimulus size, contrast, and environmental illumination to visibility of stimuli on the ground. Unconstrained horses were tested when walking freely in natural light. Repeated measures analyses...

  18. Temporal variables of four-beat, stepping gaits of gaited horses

    Contributor(s):: Nicodemus, M. C., Clayton, H. M.

    Gaited horse breeds perform a variety of four-beat stepping gaits that are recognized and distinguished by the sequence and timing of the footfalls and by the limb support sequences during the stride. The popularity of the gaited horse breeds is increasing and accurate descriptions of limb...

  19. A note on the linear and temporal stride kinematics of Olympic show jumping horses between two fences

    Contributor(s):: Hole, S. L., Clayton, H. M., Lanovaz, J. L.

    The aims of this study were to describe the temporal and linear stride kinematics of horses within a two-stride combination of fences and to make comparisons between the first and second intermediate strides. Video recordings (60 Hz) were made of eight horses jumping two vertical fences that were...

  20. 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,...