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  1. RideAbility Therapeutic Riding Center

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    RideAbility is a Therapeutic Riding Program, Equine Facilitated Activity Program, approved 501 (c) (3).  RideAbility’s mission is to offer a wide range of horse-related programs to children, adults, and families with special needs to promote physical, psychological, emotional,...

  2. Effects of hippotherapy on postural stability in cerebral palsy: report of a case

    | Contributor(s):: Fernández-Gutiérrez, C., Apolo-Arenas, M. D., Martínez-García, Y., Caña-Pino, A.

  3. A veterinary and behavioral analysis of dolphin killing methods currently used in the "drive hunt" in Taiji, Japan

    | Contributor(s):: Butterworth, A., Brakes, P., Vail, C. S., Reiss, D.

    Annually in Japanese waters, small cetaceans are killed in "drive hunts" with quotas set by the government of Japan. The Taiji Fishing Cooperative in Japan has published the details of a new killing method that involves cutting (transecting) the spinal cord and purports to reduce time to death....

  4. Super Lance!

    | Contributor(s):: Stinchi, Claudia

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  6. An example of a monkey assistance program: P.A.S.T. - the French project of simian help to quadriplegics: a response to Lannuzzi and Rowan's (1991) paper on ethical issues in animal-assisted therapy programs

    | Contributor(s):: Deputte, B. L., Busnel, M.

    All animal-assisted therapy programs raise ethical issues. These ethical issues are even more important when non-domesticated animals are used to help humans with disabilities. In their 1991 review, Iannuzzi and Rowan mentioned programs which use capuchin monkeys to help quadriplegics. The lack...

  7. Influence of a capuchin monkey companion on the social life of a person with quadriplegia: an experimental study

    | Contributor(s):: Hien, E., Deputte, B. L.

    As a consequence of a severe reduction in their autonomy, the social life of people with quadriplegia becomes highly routine. In addition, the social environment becomes very limited because people without disabilities may feel awkward around, or have an aversion to, people with quadriplegia. A...