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Author Scott, Naomi, 1935-

Title Special needs, special horses : a guide to the benefits of therapeutic riding / by Naomi Scott
Published Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Practical guide series ; no. 4
Practical guide series (Denton, Tex.) ; no. 4.
Contents Part I: Equine assisted activities -- Description -- Benefits -- Origin and history -- Instructors and therapists -- Owners, community, volunteers -- Horses -- Procedures -- Recreational riding, with profile of Amy -- Hippotherapy, with profile of Cory -- Alternatives: vaulting and driving -- Competition -- Riding on their own -- Starting a new NARHA center -- Right trail: program for troubled youth -- Part II: Case studies -- Leah: Intrauterine stroke -- Brandon: Cerebral palsy -- Barbara: Transverse myelitis -- Larry: Parkinson's disease -- Kate: Paralysis, accident -- Alicia: Sensory integration -- Tracy: Multiple sclerosis -- Stephen: Shaken baby -- Milan: Sensory damage, accident -- Lynn: Paralympic games champion -- Andrew: Strokes, possible DPT reaction -- Ben: Seizures; hemispherectomy -- Nick: Down syndrome -- Seth and Noah: Autism -- Miracles and research
Summary A growing number of individuals with special needs are discovering the benefits of therapies and activities involving horse riding. Naomi Scott, offers information about the amazing results possible with therapeutic riding, or hippotherapy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Horsemanship -- Therapeutic use.
Equine-Assisted Therapy
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Occupational Therapy.
Horsemanship -- Therapeutic use.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1417593644