hippotherapy

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The use of a specially trained horse as a therapeutic ‘vehicle’ for improving a person’s balance; as the horse sways and rocks, the mounted patient’s pelvic muscles are required to compensate; HP is believed to be useful in patients with cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis

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(hipō-theră-pē)
Therapeutic use of horseback riding with the supervision of a trained therapist to provide specific medical benefits to the rider.
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Through her research she discovered the EAGALA model - the global standard in equine-assisted therapy interventions.
Equine-assisted therapy, and equine-assisted psychotherapy is a form of experiential therapy that involves interactions between patients and horses By Dhari Al-Duweish KUWAIT, April 1 (KUNA) -- Equine therapy, also referred to as horse therapy, equine-assisted therapy, and equine-assisted psychotherapy is a form of experiential therapy that involves interactions between patients and horses.
Over 100 senior citizens from two Senior Happiness Centres - one in Mamzar and the other one in Al Barsha - along with some others who live with their families in Dubai were given a red carpet welcome at the club, with some Emirati dance, traditional songs, games, healthy snacks and equine-assisted therapy.
Equine programmes, from horseback riding to equine-assisted therapy, have long been known to help improve human mental health.
Participants may have chosen horses because there are programs and trainings already available for equine-assisted therapy, such as Eagala and Natural Lifemanship (Chandler, 2012).
Amy had also been involved in coaching disabled youngsters through gymnastics and runs equine-assisted therapy at Burnhouse, Ayrshire, so was keen to introduce autism-friendly roller discos.
Effectiveness of a standardized equine-assisted therapy program for children with autism spectrum disorder.
The All Glory Project's mission is to educate the public about opportunities to support equine-assisted therapy.
As far back as the 1600s, the physical and emotional benefits of equine-assisted therapy has been recognized as beneficial.
Students attend classes in gardening, nutrition, fitness, and cooking while participating in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Equine-Assisted Therapy. Working in combination, these program components help teens lose a significant amount of weight.
Racing Welfare has received PS30,000 to investigate the use of equine-assisted therapy as a means of enhancing the wellbeing of people working in racing.
Equine-assisted therapy. Journal of Rehabilitation Research 8- Development, 48(7): ix-xii.