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  1. Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP)

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    The Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that helps each individual realize their highest potential by providing equine-assisted activities to people with disabilities, youth-at-risk, recovering military personnel, and others in need in an inclusive,...

  2. 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...

  3. Broken Creek Youth Ranch

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    (SpiritHorse of) Broken Creek Youth Ranch offers equine assisted therapy programs FREE OF CHARGE to our participants. Here at Broken Creek Youth Ranch, we provide unique, highly effective equine assisted programs for at risk and special needs youth, ages 18 months of age to 18 years of age....

  4. Hope's Promise

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    The mission of Hope's Promise is to provide physical, mental, and emotional support and to teach new skills to a wide range of children and adults with special needs through equine assisted activity programs.

  5. Equicenter

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    EquiCenter, at the William & Mildred Levine Ranch, is a premier accredited member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH), and a 501(c)(3) non-profit facility serving those with disabilities, veterans and at-risk youth. Equine-related programs...

  6. GallopNYC

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    GallopNYC offers therapeutic horsemanship programs to children and adults with disabilities, including veterans and at-risk youth. At the height of our season, we provide lessons to 686 riders a week, and operate our riding program at four locations. We are committed to serving low-to-middle...

  7. Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education

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    Free Rein is a member center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH International).  All of our instructors are certified through their rigorous year-long training program. Free Rein is the only PATH member center in Transylvania, Henderson, or...

  8. Walk With Me

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    Walk With Me is a non-profit equine therapy organization focused on the psychological healing of those suffering the effects of trauma, addiction, loss, and poverty. 

  9. Paws and Think, Inc.

    Paws and Think, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization to bring the benefits off the human-animal bond to both people and dogs.  Our Mission is Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection.  We do this through our Youth-Canine programs, helping at-risk or...

  10. HART Equine Therapy Center, Inc.

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    HART is dedicated to empowering individuals with special needs through equine-assisted activities. HART Equine Therapy Center, Inc. was  founded in December 2013 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization to  provide equine-assisted activities for individuals of all ages and  economic...

  11. Animals as Natural Therapy

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    Animals as Natural Therapy (ANT) offers healing programs for at-risk youth & veterans based on the knowledge that animals can teach humans important life skills, such as: respect for self and others, boundaries, self-management, and clear communication. As a 501(c)3 non-profit, ANT operates...

  12. The Effect of Animals in the Classroom on Emotionally Disturbed Students

    | Contributor(s):: Alissa Donnell

    Students with emotional disturbances are often the first to drop out of school. Having an effective technique to prevent the high drop out rate in any school will be beneficial to educators and administration. The following research study answers the question "How do emotionally disturbed...

  13. Dream Power Therapy

    DreamPower Therapy, Inc. is a non-profit organization working with physically and mentally challenged clients from age 3 to 80. Dream Power offers therapeutic, sport and recreational horseback riding in outdoor arenas as well as on our beautiful trails. Dream Power Therapy is a member of the...

  14. Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center

    Therapeion was founded in 2007 to provide therapeutic riding services for persons with disabilities and youth facing difficult life challenges. Our pilot program was held in the summer of 2007 and from there we have grown to offering services March through October to approximately fifty riders...

  15. Helping animals and teens together (HATT): a program development plan

    | Contributor(s):: Rachel L. Williams

  16. 4-H Animal Care as Therapy for At-Risk Youth

    | Contributor(s):: Randy R. Weigel, Brenda Caiola, Lise Pittman-Foy

    Encouraging nurturing traits through the interaction of animals and at-risk youth can help reduce antisocial behavior. A 4-H animal-care program was initiated at The Wyoming Girls School as part of the rehabilitation process for the School's residents. Self-assessments by the young women...

  17. Jenn and Echo

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    | Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona

    This is a true story of a youth at risk who worked with a rescued race horse at an equine facilitated counselling program in Alberta Canada to heal and  find inner peace.

  18. The Impact of Animals and Nature for Children and Youth with Trauma Histories A Neurodevelopmental Theory

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    | Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona, Gail Courtenage

  19. Examining the meaning of training animals: a photovoice study with at-risk youth

    | Contributor(s):: Rachel L. Williams

    The purpose of this study was to discover the benefits of engaging in rescue animal training for at-risk youth, though the photovoice method. The data was collected through the responses of youth participating in Teacher’s Pet: Dogs and Kids Learning Together in...

  20. Animal-Assisted Interactions: Impacts for At-Risk Youth

    | Contributor(s):: Emily M. Axen

    Animal-assisted interactions (AAI) have shown increasing promise in reaching at-risk youth. Overview: This systematic review explores the biopsychosocial-spiritual impacts of AAI for at-risk youth through analyzing the existing body of empirical research in the field. Qualitative analysis of...