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  1. Pets in the Classroom

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    Incorporated in Washington, D.C. in 1990, The Pet Care Trust is a non-profit, private foundation. The purpose of The Pet Care Trust is to help promote public understanding regarding the value of and right to enjoy companion animals, to enhance knowledge about companion animals through research...

  2. U.S. Kennels Incorporated​

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    U.S. Kennels Incorporated is a 501(c3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to provide service dogs for disabled Veterans at no cost. All of the veterans we help suffer from a variety of service-related disabilities. Our program delivers support to our veterans while saving the lives of...

  3. Bridges at Worthmore

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    Bridges at Worthmore is committed to setting the standard of professional excellence for how horses and other therapies enrich, empower, and improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities. Most people recognize the term "therapeutic riding". And yes,...

  4. 4STEPS Therapeutic Riding Program

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    4STEPS goal is to improve the minds and bodies of our riders, using our horses as partners. 4STEPS  mission is to provide equine assisted activities and therapies to  promote physical, emotional and educational growth and development for  children and adults with disabilities...

  5. Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc. (KART)

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    Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc. (KART) was founded in 1984 to help children and adults with special needs enhance their social and developmental growth. KART uses a multi-faceted program involving therapeutic horseback riding, grooming and caring for the horse, and comprehensive...

  6. Great and Small

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    Great and Small is a private, non-profit community based program, founded in 1998, that provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons to persons with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. We serve students with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsey, and...

  7. Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding

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    Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program is a non-profit 501(c)3 equine facilitated therapy program for the benefit of people who happen to have disabilities. Our mission is to provide Equine Facilitated Therapy for the Mind, Body and Soul. Since 1982 therapy has been available to anyone with...

  8. Equine Therapy Associates

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    Founded in 1999, ETA has been an accredited Premier Center of the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA), now known as Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH Int'l.). They provide a broad range of specialized equine instruction in a...

  9. Circle of Hope Therapeutic Riding

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    Circle of Hope Therapeutic Riding's mission is to provide equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) for individuals with physical, mental, emotional and developmental disabilities to enhance their quality of life. 

  10. Rose Of Sharon Equestrian School (ROSES)

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    Rose of Sharon Equestrian School, Inc. is a group of dedicated people who believe that positive interactions with horses can improve the quality of life for people of all ages and abilities especially those with special needs. At ROSES, individuals with disabilities work with horses in a...

  11. Progressive Equestrian Therapeutic Services

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    PETS is a 100% volunteer run, non-profit, skill-based equestrian therapeutic program serving, at no cost, disabled children and adults of Prince George’s County, Maryland. In existence since 1982, identified as a PATH International Premier Accredited Center, PETS incorporates horseback...

  12. LeCheval Stable

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    The mission of LeCheval Stable is to educate the community about therapeutic horseback riding, provide counseling and equine-facilitated support services for the purposes of recreation,exercise, sport and rehabilitative therapy in an inclusive setting.

  13. The Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center, Inc. (TRRC)

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    The Therapeutic and Recreational Riding Center, Inc. (TRRC) provides therapeutic horseback riding services to children and adults with a wide range of physical, mental and emotional disabilities.

  14. Talisman Therapeutic Riding

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    Talisman Therapeutic Riding (TTR) provides a unique form of healing through the use of horses and nature. Located on a remarkable farm on the Chesapeake Bay, within 15 minutes of the Bay Bridge, the farm encompasses 30 acres of pastures, waterfront, tidal wetlands and woods. TTR is the first...

  15. 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. 

  16. Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding (CTR)

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    Established in 2003, CTR’s mission is to “encourage healing and celebrate life with individuals and groups whose minds, bodies and spirits will benefit from the transformative connection between people and horses.” CTR’s certified staff and trained volunteers are...

  17. Practitioners in the news

    | Contributor(s):: Waite, Andrew

  18. Evaluation of a Pet-Assisted Living Intervention for Improving Functional Status in Assisted Living Residents With Mild to Moderate Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study

    | Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Galik, Elizabeth, Thomas, Sue A., Hall, P. Sue, Chung, Seon Yoon, McCune, Sandra

  19. Pets, Status, and Slavery in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake

    | Contributor(s):: Meacham, Sarah Hand

  20. Absence of effects from immunocontraception on seasonal birth patterns and foal survival among barrier island wild horses

    | Contributor(s):: Kirkpatrick, J. F., Turner, A.

    Despite a large body of safety data, concern exists that porcine zonae pellucidae (PZP) immunocontraception - used to manage wild horse populations - may cause out-of-season births with resulting foal mortality. Our study at Assateague, Maryland indicated the effects of immunocontraception on...