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  1. Equestrian activities in Romania: the vaulting discipline

    Contributor(s):: Bochis, F.

  2. Influence of age and experience rider on differentiate the behaviour of recreational horses being prepared for use

    Contributor(s):: Jastrzebska, E., Wilk, I.

  3. Cassidy's Cause Therapeutic Riding Academy

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    Cassidy's Cause is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to help individuals grow and develop through recreational activities with horses. Founded in 2013 by Mike Falconite, Angie Jackson, and Dara Triplett in honor of Cassidy Triplett whose love for horses continues to...

  4. Changing human-animal relationships in sport: an analysis of the UK and Australian horse racing whips debates

    | Contributor(s):: Graham, R., McManus, P.

    Changing social values and new technologies have contributed to increasing media attention and debate about the acceptable use of animals in sport. This paper focuses on the use of the whip in thoroughbred horse racing. Those who defend its use argue it is a necessary tool needed for safety,...

  5. The effects of therapeutic horseback riding on balance

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, Susan Keel

  6. Cardiorespiratory and Biomechanical Responses to Simulated Recreational Horseback Riding in Healthy Children

    | Contributor(s):: Rigby, Brandon R., Papadakis, Zacharias, Bane, Annie A., Park, Jin K., Grandjean, Peter W.

  7. Disability, Riding, and Identity: A Qualitative Study on the Influence of Riding on the Identity Construction of People with Disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Lundquist Wanneberg, Pia

  8. Investigating anhedonia in a non-conventional species: do some riding horses Equus caballus display symptoms of depression?

    | Contributor(s):: Fureix, C., Beaulieu, C., Argaud, S., Rochais, C., Quinton, M., Henry, S., Hausberger, M., Mason, G.

    Investigating depression-like conditions in animals is methodologically challenging, but potentially important for welfare. Some riding horses display 'withdrawn' states of inactivity and low responsiveness that resemble the reduced engagement with the environment shown by certain depressed...

  9. Franklin County 4-H Therapeutic Riding Center

    In February 1980, representatives of the Franklin County Easter Seals Society and the county’s 4-H program met to establish a horse therapy center. After investigating several locations, committee members decided that a new facility should be built, and the Franklin County Commissioners...

  10. "I throw them out of here": the horse trade as phronetic action

    | Contributor(s):: Schuurman, N.

    Practices involving horses have become increasingly popular in the spheres of sport and leisure throughout the Western world, and the trade in selling horses has expanded. The horse is characteristically understood as a commodity to be bought and sold several times during its lifetime. What is...

  11. To jump or not to jump? Strategies employed by leisure and sport horses

    | Contributor(s):: Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Jastrzebska, E., Muszynska, A., Jedrzejewska, E., Jaworski, Z., Jezierski, T., Murphy, J.

  12. A Comparative Study of Horse Ownership in Ohio with Emphasis on the Horse as an Item of Production and Conspicuous Consumption

    | Contributor(s):: Bauer, Garlena Ann

  13. The American Upper Class and the American Horse Industry from 1865 to 1929

    | Contributor(s):: Beisel, Jennifer

  14. Tools of the trade or part of the family? Horses in competitive equestrian sport

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    | Contributor(s):: Dashper, K.

    The horse-human relationship is based on mutual respect and understanding, and the development of trusting partnerships may be particularly important in elite equestrian sport, where horses and humans rely on each other to tackle sporting challenges. The increasing commercialization of equestrian...

  15. Effects of the level of experience of horses and their riders on cortisol release, heart rate and heart-rate variability during a jumping course

    | Contributor(s):: Ille, N., Lewinski, M. von, Erber, R., Wulf, M., Aurich, J., Mostl, E., Aurich, C.

  16. Does horseback riding therapy or therapist-directed hippotherapy rehabilitate children with cerebral palsy?

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    | Contributor(s):: Sterba, J. A.

  17. Integrating pet therapy into daily school life

    | Contributor(s):: Brous, Miriam T.

  18. Horseback riding as therapy for children with cerebral palsy: is there evidence of its effectiveness?

    | Contributor(s):: Snider, L., Korner-Bitensky, N., Kammann, C., Warner, S., Saleh, M.

  19. Welfare of sport horses: role of the rider

    | Contributor(s):: Auvinet, B., Coureau, C., Galloux, P.

  20. Effects of a therapeutic riding program on at-risk and special education children

    | Contributor(s):: Kaiser, L., Smith, K. A., Heleski, C. R., Spence, L. J.