Tag: Equine therapy

Major funding boost for equine therapy research

| 4 February 2016 9:18 am | 0 Comments
Major funding boost for equine therapy research

Horses and Humans Research Foundation marks 10 years with $10K.

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Relationships with animals should be considered in disasters – review

| 27 January 2016 11:44 am | 0 Comments
Relationships with animals should be considered in disasters – review

Some owners can consider pets to be part of themselves.

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Video: Why horses make the best therapists

| 31 December 2015 9:50 am | 0 Comments
Video: Why horses make the best therapists

“Horses sense everything and they reflect our truth”.

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Horse therapy improved memory and attention in cerebral palsy patients

| 21 December 2015 10:45 am | 0 Comments
Horse therapy improved memory and attention in cerebral palsy patients

Hippotherapy explored in study in the Czech Republic.

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Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy a help to youngsters with PTSD

| 10 December 2015 10:57 am | 0 Comments
Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy a help to youngsters with PTSD

Human-animal bond correlated with a “significant reduction” in symptoms.

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Equine therapy: What effect is there on horses?

| 9 December 2015 11:16 am | 0 Comments
Equine therapy: What effect is there on horses?

Little research to date on equine-assisted activities (EAA) on horses.

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Horses helping people: Push to learn more on equine-assisted psychotherapy

| 1 December 2015 11:13 am | 0 Comments
Horses helping people: Push to learn more on equine-assisted psychotherapy

Associate professor works toward creating a broader evidence base.

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Indoor arena a step closer for disabled riders after £100K grant

| 16 November 2015 7:54 am | 0 Comments
Indoor arena a step closer for disabled riders after £100K grant

People’s Postcode Lottery funding for Scotland’s Ravelrig RDA.

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Horse therapy helps troubled patients in New Zealand’s Far North

| 30 October 2015 8:17 am | 0 Comments
Horse therapy helps troubled patients in New Zealand’s Far North

Patients quickly see the gentle, non-judgmental side of horses, says therapist.

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Living like a king: Rafiki a world away from his old life

| 27 October 2015 7:48 am | 0 Comments
Living like a king: Rafiki a world away from his old life

Neglected youngster goes from fly-grazed waif to therapy horse.

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Horses prove worth in getting patients to complete substance abuse treatment

| 17 October 2015 8:10 am | 0 Comments
Horses prove worth in getting patients to complete substance abuse treatment

Patients opting for horse therapy stayed in treatment longer.

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US national award for OTTB therapy horse

| 22 September 2015 8:52 am | 0 Comments
US national award for OTTB therapy horse

Former racehorse and show horse Tristan now working with war veterans.

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$250,000 for equine therapy groups in US

| 2 September 2015 8:51 am | 1 Comment
$250,000 for equine therapy groups in US

Dozens of groups benefit from Equus Foundation grants for 2015.

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Excerpt: The Power of the Herd, by Linda Kohanov

| 30 August 2015 4:18 pm | 0 Comments
Excerpt: The Power of the Herd, by Linda Kohanov

New avenues for equine thinking and “nonpredatory power”.

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Horses take therapeutic riding in their stride, study finds

| 23 August 2015 9:07 am | 0 Comments
Horses take therapeutic riding in their stride, study finds

Researchers look for differences in stress levels with therapy work.

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Feeling the beat of the bond between humans and horses

| 4 August 2015 9:31 am | 0 Comments
Feeling the beat of the bond between humans and horses

Researcher to examine if heartbeat of horses and riders synchronize.

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Canadian Govt backs equine-assisted therapy studies

| 29 July 2015 9:19 am | 0 Comments
Canadian Govt backs equine-assisted therapy studies

“Veterans and their families deserve the best assistance possible.”

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Home bakers: Gingerbread horses want you!

| 25 July 2015 7:17 am | 0 Comments
Home bakers: Gingerbread horses want you!

Bake sale with a difference – equine cookie fundraiser for a good cause.

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Study examines effectiveness of horse therapy on children with cerebral palsy

| 15 May 2015 8:57 pm | 0 Comments
Study examines effectiveness of horse therapy on children with cerebral palsy

“Early indications … are that there are benefits for the children.”

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California moves against cobalt use in racehorses

| 19 April 2015 9:16 am | 0 Comments
California moves against cobalt use in racehorses

Another racing jurisdiction clamps down on use of the trace element.

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