Tag: "Equine Therapy"

Horse Lore - the Traditional Wisdom of Equus
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Horse Lore – the Traditional Wisdom of Equus

Zen guide to horses offers equine-based insights into what horses think and do, and why.

Riding between the worlds - by Linda Kohanov
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Riding between the worlds – by Linda Kohanov

Author says her experiences with horse are not special, rather based on listening to her intuition, or “gut feeling”.

The Tao of Equus - by Linda Kohanov
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The Tao of Equus – by Linda Kohanov

Tao of Equus tells of the interaction on many levels of the author and her horses.

Is animal-assisted therapy a pain reliever?
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Is animal-assisted therapy a pain reliever?

A US study has showing that patients recovering from total joint replacement surgery who receive animal-assisted therapy (AAT) require less pain medication than those who do not experience this type of therapy.

Marcos Alves
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Brazil’s Marcos Alves has eye on gold at Rio 2016

Brazil’s para-equestrians have more reason than most to achieve at Rio 2016.

Hannah Gibson, third from left, is among several women who received grants from the Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust this year. She is pictured with, from left, Tamyra Matthews, Nicole Steele, Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey, Megan Gildersleve, Vicki Campbell, Jean Corbin-Thomas - Chair of the Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust, Poppy Miller, and Amber Mellor.
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NZ student wins grant for equine therapy study

A postgraduate student from New Zealand’s Massey University has received a grant to study equine assisted development and counselling.

Aust scholarship focuses on disasters and human-horse relations
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Aust scholarship focuses on disasters and human-horse relations

CQUniversity in Australia is offering a PhD Scholarship in Human-Horse Relations and Disaster Preparedness and Survival.

The remarkable transformation of Jojo and Jerry
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The remarkable transformation of Jojo and Jerry

Once-neglected pair launch into the next chapter of their lives.

Spending time with horses can help those suffering from Alzheimer's dementia, a study has shown. Photos: Johnny Runciman Photography, courtesy of Ohio State University
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Caring for horses eases dementia symptoms – study

People with Alzheimer’s become calmer and happier after grooming horses.

Sue Jacobson, left, Patricia Pendry and Phyllis Erdman with two PATH horses. Photo: Kate Wilhite, WSU
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Stress is lower among youths who work with horses – the science proves it

Stress hormone study delivers “exciting” finding.

Mustangs, inmates thrive at Arizona State Prison
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Mustangs, inmates thrive at Arizona State Prison

The difference between human and equine prisoners is that the horses haven’t committed any crime.

Autistic children will often respond positively to a family pet, if well chosen, research shows. Photo: Noël Zia Lee, Wikimedia Commons
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Value of pets to autistic children revealed in study

American study focused on dogs, but horses, rabbits or cats might be similarly suitable.

A therapy horse from Gentle Carousel in the US.
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Research lacking on animal therapy for hospital patients

Theories on animal therapy have been around since the 1960s, but definitive research light.

Wendy Wood: "This is a growing area in the horse industry and in therapeutics, and there is tremendous student interest in this area. This project is a natural fit for Colorado State University."
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Five-year project to examine equine-assisted therapy

“This is a growing area in the horse industry … there is tremendous student interest.”

Erika Berg is exploring whether equine-assisted therapy benefits children with behavioral issues. Photo: North Dakota State University
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North Dakota professor studies therapeutic effect of horses

Early results show children respond well to equine-assisted therapy.

How to be a better person: get the animal connection
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How to be a better person: get the animal connection

Young adults with strong attachment to pets feel more connected to their communities and relationships.

Seven-year-old Robyn at the Docklands Equestrian Center.
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Equipment boost for three para-equestrian centers

Riding centers “Get Equipped” to help increase access to sport for disabled people.

Veterans' equine therapy group named Blair Castle charity
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Veterans’ equine therapy group named Blair Castle charity

Britain’s Blair Castle International Horse Trials has named HorseBack UK as its official charity for 2014.

The iBex in action downhill.
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Wheelchairs no barrier to horse fun

British inventor opens way for wheelchair-bound people to enjoy horse activities.

Why horses make the best kind of friends
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Why horses make the best kind of friends

Horses are the strong, silent type, but they can readily become your BFF.

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