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  1. Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy for Children with Special Needs

    Contributor(s):: Montalbano, Ana Leasa

  2. The Impact of Animal-Assisted Therapy on the Social-Emotional Learning of Pre-School Children: A Qualitative Case Study

    Contributor(s):: Pellegrino, Deborah Sue

  3. American Animals, American Men: Popular Literature from 1830 to 1915

    Contributor(s):: Kelly, Stephen D.

  4. [Physiotherapy interventions through hippotherapy in the treatment of cerebral palsy. A literature review]

    Contributor(s):: Mendizábal Alonso, P.

  5. Implications of Equine Therapy Utilized with Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: A Systematic Review

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    | Contributor(s):: Autumn Phenow

    The purpose of this systematic review is to review the research that looks at the efficacy of Equine Therapy as it pertains to working with children who have experienced trauma, and the effectiveness of building and repairing relationships. Trauma is recognized as having a devastating impact on...

  6. Parental Perception of Changes in Basic Life Needs of Children with Disabilities after Six Months of Therapeutic Horseback Riding: A Qualitative Study

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    | Contributor(s):: Robert Lovrić, Nikolina Farčić, Štefica Mikšić, Aleksandra Gvozdanović Debeljak

    Therapeutic horseback riding (THR) has a positive effect on the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial functioning of children with disabilities. Parents’ reports of the effects of THR on their children support professionals in individualizing the THR program. With this qualitative study,...

  7. Angel Heart Farm

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    Established in 2001, Angel Heart Farm is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that uses equine assisted therapy for children facing chronic or life threatening illness and their families in conjunction with their medical treatments.

  8. Low risk of transmission of pathogenic bacteria between children and the assistance dog during animal-assisted therapy if strict rules are followed

    | Contributor(s):: Edner, A., Lindström-Nilsson, M., Melhus, Å

  9. Evaluating preference for and reinforcing efficacy of a therapy dog to increase verbal statements

    | Contributor(s):: Jorgenson, C. D., Clay, C. J., Kahng, S.

  10. "The connection just happens": Therapists' perspectives of canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum

    | Contributor(s):: Hill, J. R., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C.

  11. Description and Determinants of At-Risk Interactions for Human Health Between Children and Dogs in an Inuit Village

    | Contributor(s):: Gouin, Géraldine- G., Aenishaenslin, Cécile, Lévesque, Francis, Simon, Audrey, Ravel, André

  12. Developing and Assessing the Validity of a Scale to Assess Pet Dog Quality of Life: Lincoln P-QoL

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    | Contributor(s):: Sophie S. Hall, Beverley J. Brown, Daniel S. Mills

    There has been little investment in exploring the impact of the child-dog relationship on the dog. Since child-dog interactions can pose potentially serious threats to a dog’s physical and psychological health, as well as the wider satisfaction of the owner with their dog, we describe...

  13. The Impact of Animals with Struggling Readers

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Heyer

    The purpose of this thesis was to evaluate the impact that dogs have with students that struggle with reading. Several programs have been implemented where students spend time reading books to dogs. During these reading sessions, students tend to be more relaxed and confident with their...

  14. Neuromuscular activation analysis of the trunk muscles during hippotherapy sessions

    | Contributor(s):: Bravo Gonçalves Junior, Júlio Ribeiro, Fernandes de Oliveira, André Gustavo, Cardoso, Silvia Almeida, Jacob, Kamila Gabriela, Boas Magalhães, Lucas Vilas

  15. Equine-Assisted Services for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review

    | Contributor(s):: Helmer, Anne, Wechsler, Tamar, Gilboa, Yafit

  16. Evaluating the effectiveness of therapeutic horse riding for children and young people experiencing disability: a single-case experimental design study

    | Contributor(s):: Martin, Rachelle A., Taylor, William J., Surgenor, Lois J., Graham, Fiona P., Levack, William M. M., Blampied, Neville M.

  17. Establishing consensus on the best ways to educate children about animal welfare and prevent harm: An online Delphi study

    | Contributor(s):: Muldoon, J. C., Williams, J. M.

  18. The challenges and future development of animal welfare education in the UK

    | Contributor(s):: Muldoon, J. C., Williams, J. M.

  19. Equestrian activities in Romania: the vaulting discipline

    | Contributor(s):: Bochis, F.

  20. Canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum: Parents' perspectives

    | Contributor(s):: Hill, J. R., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C.