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  1. Saddle Light Center

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    For over 20 years, disabled children as young as 2 years of age in Bexar County have experienced the rewards of therapeutic riding and hippotherapy at our Center. The Saddle Light Center is registered as a physical therapy facility by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. We are also a...

  2. Effects of horseback riding exercise on the relative alpha power spectrum in the elderly

    | Contributor(s):: Cho, S. H.

  3. Learning and growth processes facilitated in 9 to 12 year olds challenged with ADHD enrolled on a therapeutic horseback riding programme

    | Contributor(s):: Dalia Kreindler

    This study investigated the outcomes and practice of Therapeutic Horseback Riding (THR) for children aged 9 to 12 diagnosed with Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The study was carried out in order to gain new insights in the learning and growth processes facilitated by...

  4. Hippotherapy in the GNR: a form of proximity to the citizen

    | Contributor(s):: Nuno Afonso

    Hippotherapy In GNR: a form of proximity to the citizen" is a work that shows the solidarity and human side in a security force. The GNR, a centennial security force, unique in the country with solipeds in its organic, profitable this means not only in the fulfillment of its general mission,...

  5. Physically disabled adolescents' experience of therapeutic riding : a phenomenological investigation

    | Contributor(s):: Suzette Weideman

    This dissertation serves as a report of a qualitative exploration of the experience of adolescents with physical disabilities during therapeutic horse-riding. The aim of the study is to understand the impact of therapeutic riding on the lived world of the participants in this unique form of...

  6. Big Stride Therapy

    Big Stride Therapy specializes in providing occupational therapy for special children using the movement of the horse and equestrian activities during our occupational therapy sessions.  Using hand chosen therapy horses, dedicated volunteers, and the loving support of families, we achieve...

  7. Accrediting the Therapeutic Riding Industry

    | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Lynch, Shannon Thieme, Julie M. Fagan

    Therapeutic horseback riding is used for people with many disabilities through out the country. However, these programs can be quite expensive for the families of the participants. Many programs are not funded and since they are not covered by insurances, most families have to pay out of pocket....

  8. The effectiveness for hippotherapy for children with autism-spectrum disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Taylor Aaron, Sharon Cubelo, Merrill Simpson, Julie M. Fagan

    There is little research regarding the type of equine assisted therapy (EAT) known as hippotherapy for children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our research involves surveying parents and therapists of children with ASD that are participating in a hippotherapy...

  9. A therapeutic touch: the impact of hippotherapy on children with special needs

    | Contributor(s):: Elizabeth J. Burkholder

    Through research and investigation, the author explored the history and benefits of hippotherapy on individuals with special needs. The researcher compared horse therapy to that of other forms of Animal Assisted Therapy, or AAT, defining the key differences between hippotherapy and therapeutic...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. Stir-n-Up Hope

    Stir-N-Up Hope is a Not-For-Profit organization that provides free therapeutic riding sessions to handicapped individuals. The program is seasonal, running from spring to fall. Riders are taught to groom, tack, lead, and ride. Games are also incorporated to work on areas of special needs.Riders...

  13. Pal-O-Mine Equestrian

    Pal-O-Mine Equestrian is a non-profit 501(c)(3) therapeutic riding program dedicated to teaching horseback riding to individuals with disabilities.Therapeutic horseback riding at Pal-O-Mine brings about remarkable benefits to our students through stretching both mind and muscles. Improvements in...

  14. Hold Your Horses

    Hold Your Horses offers equine assisted services in a private farm setting. We are dedicated to providing effective interventions that help clients achieve wellness and increase quality of life. Year round services are available with heated indoor and scenic outdoor facilities.A professional...

  15. The Effects of Complementary Hippotherapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Jamie Hicks

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an intricate and complex disorder that continues to grow in its prevalence year after year. The disorder is based on decreased social communication with prevalent stereotypical behaviors and problems in sensory processing. Due to the disorder diagnosis based on a...

  16. Nov 04 2015

    2015 PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting

    Targeted at the ever-growing group of professionals in equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT), the 2015 Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.)...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/363

  17. Bennie's Barn, Inc

    Therapeutic horseback riding allows students with physical, cognitive, emotional and/or developmental disabilities to develop physical strength, balance, control, self-esteem, and self-confidence. By encouraging appropriate interaction with the horses, fellow riders, volunteers, and the...

  18. Hippotherapy and respiratory muscle strength in children and adolescents with Down syndrome

    | Contributor(s):: Valeria Sovat de Freitas Costa, Hudday Mendes Da Silva, Elionenai Dornelles Alves, Patrick Ramon Stafin Coquerel, Andre Ribeiro da Silva, Jonatas de Franca Barros

    Individuals with Down syndrome may have decreased respiratory muscle strength due to hypotonia, a common characteristic in this population. Objective: To analyze the effects of a hippotherapy program on respiratory muscle strength in individuals with Down syndrome. Materials and methods: The...

  19. Horses with Hope

    Our Center is a special place where our staff and horses bring hope to individuals with special needs.Horses With Hope programs focus on improving the lives of children, youth, and adults assisting them to reach beyond their abilities, allowing daily success and milestones to be accomplished...

  20. Nickers 'n Neighs Therapeutic Riding Center

    We provide a variety of equine services to individuals with a wide range of disabilities. Our students include children and adults with physical, intellectual, emotional and behavioral disabilities.Through goal setting and lesson planning, our students receive instruction that meets their...