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  1. 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,...

  2. 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...

  3. Health Directed Riding

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    The mission of Health Directed Riding, Inc., is to enhance the well-being of persons with disabilities through horseback riding and other equine related activities within a safe, enjoyable and familiar atmosphere, designed by professionals and implemented primarily by volunteers, while working...

  4. Stone Acres Therapeutic Riding

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  5. Heartland Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    Heartland provides equine-assisted activities and therapies. HTR offers adaptive riding lessons, interactive vaulting, horsemanship classes and occupational therapy through hippotherapy. These activities and therapies provide physical, cognitive, and emotional growth through the movement of and...

  6. Little Britches Therapeutic Riding

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    We are an equine assisted riding and driving program which allows people who are physically, emotionally, developmentally or economically challenged to interact with horses in a variety of ways.

  7. Positive Strides Therapeutic Riding Center

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    We strive to build confidence, self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment for individuals with physical, cognitive and emotional needs by utilizing equine-assisted activities and therapies. We have  been providing these services to residents of the Eastern Shore since 1981. 

  8. High Hopes Therapeutic Riding

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    High Hopes fosters a community where horse and human interactions improve lives.

  9. Trinity Riding Center

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    A nonprofit organization whose main vision and purpose is to rescue, rehab and retrain horses for the use of therapeutic activities. 

  10. Therapeutic Riding Center of Huntington Beach (TRCHB)

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  11. HORSEPOWER Therapeutic Learning Center

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    HORSEPOWER Therapeutic Learning Center is a non-profit organization serving the North Carolina Piedmont Triad community since 1995. We are a Premier PATH International Center that provides therapeutic horseback riding and equine assisted therapy to over 300 individuals with disabilities, as...

  12. The Ethical Implications of Animal Institutions | Amélie D'hers | TEDxSantaClaraUniversity

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    | Contributor(s):: Amélie D'hers

    Amélie D’hers, originally from Redmond, WA, is a third year at Santa Clara University majoring in Management Information Systems in the business school with a minor in Computer Science. Starting at a young age, Amélie developed a passion for animals and surrounded...

  13. Horses Healing Humans CT

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    Horses Healing Humans exists to help heal people with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges through Equine Assisted Activities and Therapy conducted by caring, credentialed professionals, protecting both the physical and emotional safety of all clients.

  14. Cats and owners interact more with each other after a longer duration of separation

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    | Contributor(s):: Matilda Eriksson, Linda J. Keeling, Therese Rehn

    Little is known about the cat’s (Felis silvestris catus) need for human contact, although it is generally believed that cats are more independent pets than e.g. dogs. In this study, we investigated the effect of time left alone at home on cat behaviour (e.g. social and distress-related)...

  15. Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center

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    The Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center exists so that the five county area has a central facility in which our rural community & equine heritage is celebrated, families, and individuals are nurtured, and community is fostered. It is our mission to build a community program designed to improve...

  16. Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.

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    Shepard Meadows is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation located on a tranquil 26 acre farm in Bristol, Connecticut. The mission of Shepard Meadows is to support the growth and well-being of all individuals, including those with special needs, by providing Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies...

  17. Freedom Farm

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    Freedom Farm enriches lives by partnering with the unique attributes of the horse, to improve mobility, build confidence and encourage personal growth in children and adults with physical, mental & emotional challenges. 

  18. Therapeutic Riding and Off Track Rehabilitation (TROTR)

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    TROTR is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that specializes in adaptive riding, as well as taking former racehorses and helping them find new, loving forever homes.   We also ​participate in school and community outreach programs.

  19. Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association (KTRA)

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    Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association (KTRA) formed in 1988, we are a  non-profit charitable organization that provides therapeutic horseback riding to individuals with disabilities. In addition to our programs for people with physical and psychological disabilities, KTRA has been...

  20. Kaverikoiratoiminnan merkitys ikääntyvien hyvinvoinnille

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    | Contributor(s):: Tarja Moilanen, Riikka Surkka

    Tässä opinnäytetyössä tutkittiin kaverikoiratoiminnan merkitystä ikääntyvien hyvinvoinnille. Tutkimuksen tavoitteena oli lisätä tietoutta eläinten terapeuttisista vaikutuksista ihmisiin sekä sitä, miten kuntoutusalan...