Companion Animal Behavior Program
selected journal articles and book titles
David Anderson's Equine Assisted Intervention: Bibliography
A. C., Loving, G. L. and Crane, L. L. Animals, horseback
riding, and implications for rehabilitation therapy. Journal of
Rehabilitation. 1999. 65: 49-57.
Anderson, Robert K.; Hart, Benjamin L.; Hart, Lynette A. Therapeutic horseback riding in Europe and North America. The Pet connection: its influence on our health and quality of life. P. 141-153
Angier, N. Four-legged therapists. Discover. 1983. (Aug) 87-89.
Baker, L. Cerebral palsy and therapeutic riding. NARHA Strides 1 (2). 1995. Bertoti, D. B. Effects of therapeutic horseback riding on posture in children with cerebral palsy. Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association. 1988. 68(10): 1505-1512.
Biery, M.J. and Kauffman, N. The effects of therapeutic horsebackriding on balance. Adapted Physical Acitivity Quarterly. 1989. 6:221-229.
Cawley, Roger; Cawley, Doreen, & Retter, Kristen. Therapeutic horseback riding and self-concept in adolescent with special educational needs. Anthrozoos. 1994. 7(2):129-134.
Carlson, E. S. The effects of a program of therapeutic horsemanship on the self-concept and locus of control orientation of the learning disabled. Dissertation Abstracts International. 1983. 43(12): 4123-B.
Fox, V. M., Lawlor, V. A. and Luttges, M. W. Pilot study of novel test instrument to evaluate therapeutic horseback riding. Adapted Physical Acitivty Quarterly. 1984. 1:30-36.
Funk, Marcia S. M., Smith, Betsy A.
Occupational Therapist and Therapeutic riding. Anthrozoos. 2000. 13(3):
Greenwald, Alsia J. The effect of a therapeutic horsemanship program on emotionally disturbed boys. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences & Engineering. 2001. 62(2-B):1078
Griffith, J. C. Chronicle of therapeutic horseback riding in the United States, resources and references. Journal of the American Kinesiotherapy Association. 1992. 46: 2-7.
Graham, S. Equine therapy for the adult with mutiple
sclerosis. Scientific and Educational Journal of Therapeutic
Riding. 1999. Federation of Riding for the Disabled
Gehrke, M., Kaune, W. & Urbat, H-F. Observation of developmental changes made by therapeutic vaulting and horseback riding in mentally handicapped teenagers. The Interactions Bibliography. 1994. September, 5(3):21.
Harpoth, U. Horseback
riding for handicapped children. 1970. Physical Therapy 50(): 235-36.
M. Bream J.A., Erdman W. J. The
Pennsylvania horseback riding program for cerebral palsy. Am J of Physical Medicine. 1982. 61(6):
Hedrickson, J. D. Horsebackriding for the handicapped. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 1971. 52: 282-283.
Kaiser, L. Spence, L. J. Lavergne, A. G.,
Vanden Bosch, K. L. Can a week of Therapeutic riding make a
difference?--A pilot study. Anthrozoos. 2004. 17(1): 63-72.
MacKay-Lyons, M., Conway, C. and Roberts, W. Effects of therapeutic riding on patients with multiple sclerosis: a preliminary trial. Physiotherapy Canada. 1988. 40: 104-109.
MacKinnon, J. R., Noh, S. and Laliberte, D. Therapeutic horseback riding: A review of the literature. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. 1995. 15: 1-15.
Mackinnon, J.R.; Noh, S.; Lariviere, J.; MachPhail, A.; Allen, D.E.; Laliberte, D. A study of the effects of horseback riding for children with cerebral palsy. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. 1995. 15(1): 17-34.
Mason, M. J. Effects of therapeutic horseback riding program on self concept in adults with cerebral palsy. Dissertation Abstracts International. 1989. 49(9-A)2590-2591.
Mayberry R. P. The mystique of the horse is a strong medicine: Riding as therapeutic recreation. Rehabilitation Literature. 1978. 39: 192-196.
McGibbon, N.H., Andrade, C.K., Cintas, H.L. Effect of equine-movement therapy program on gait, energy, and motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 1998. 40(11): 754-63.
Potter, J.T. Therapeutic horseback riding. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1994. 204 (1): 131-133
Prinsloo, S. Horse riding as therapeutic modality. OT Focus, Newsletter of the Occupational Therapy Associal of South Africa. 1998. May/June: 3-5.
Vidrine M, Owen-Smith P, Faulkner P. Equine-facilitated group psychotherapy: applications for therapeutic vaulting. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2002. 23(6): 587-603.
Wingate, L. Feasibility of horseback riding as a therapeutic and intergrative program for handicapped children. Physical Therapy. 1993. 62: 184-186.
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EQUINE-ASSISTED THERAPY
by Paul J. Graham, University of Saskatchewan
All, A.C., G.L. Loving, and L.L. Crane. "Animals, Horseback Riding, and Implications for Rehabilitation Therapy." The Journal of Rehabilitation 65, no. 3 (1999): 49-57.
Anderson, M.K., T.H. Friend, J.W. Evans, and D.M. Bushong. "Behavioral Assessment of Horses in Therapeutic Riding Programs." Applied Animal Behaviour Science 63, no. 1 (1999): 11-24.
Bizub, A.L., A. Joy, and L. Davidson. ""It's Like Being in Another World": Demonstrating the Benefits of Therapeutic Horseback Riding for Individuals with Psychiatric Disability." Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 26, no. 4 (2003): 377-84.
Bowers, M.J., and P.M. MacDonald. "The Effectiveness of Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy with at-Risk Adolescents." Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences 15 (2001): 62-76.
Brouillette, M.A. "The Psychological Impact of Equine-Assisted Therapy on Special Education Students." Masters Thesis, Department of Psychology, Walden University, 2006.
Burgon, H. "Case Studies of Adults Receiving Horse-Riding Therapy." Anthrozoos 16, no. 3 (2003): 263-76.
Cawley, R., D. Cawley, and K. Retter. "Therapeutic Horseback Riding and Self-Concept in Adolescents with Special Educational Needs." Anthrozoos 7, no. 2 (1994): 129-34.
Christian, J.E. "All Creatures Great and Small: Utilizing Equine-Assisted Therapy to Treat Eating Disorders." Journal of Psychology & Christianity 24, no. 1 (2005): 65-67.
Esbjorn, R.J. "When Horses Heal: A Qualitative Inquiry into Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy." PhD Thesis, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, 2006.
Ewing, C.A., P.M. MacDonald, M. Taylor, and M.J. Bowers. "Equine-Facilitated Learning for Youths with Severe Emotional Disorders: A Quantitative and Qualitative Study." Child and Youth Care Forum 36, no. 1 (2007): 59-72.
Frame, D.L. "Practices of Therapists Using Equine Facilitated/Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Adolescents Diagnosed with Depression: A Qualitative Study." PhD Thesis, School of Social Work, New York University, 2006.
Frewin, K., and B. Gardiner. "New Age or Old Sage? A Review of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy." The Australian Journal of Counselling Psychology 6 (2005): 13-17.
Graham, J.R. "An Evaluation of Equine-Assisted Wellness in Those Suffering from Catastrophic Loss and Emotional Fluctuations." PhD Thesis, Department of Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah, 2007.
Hayden, A.J. "An Exploration of the Experiences of Adolescents Who Participated in Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy: A Resiliency Perspective." PhD Thesis, Department of Psychology, Alliant International University, 2005.
Haylock, P.J., and C.A. Cantril. "Healing with Horses: Fostering Recovery from Cancer with Horses as Therapists." EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing 2, no. 3 (2006): 264-68.
Held, C.A. "Horse Girl: An Archetypal Study of Women, Horses, and Trauma Healing." PhD Thesis, Department of Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2006.
Iannone, V.N. "Evaluation of a Vocational and Therapeutic Riding Program for Severely Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents." PhD Thesis, Department of Psychology, The Catholic University of America, 2003.
Kaiser, L, L. Spence, A. Lavergne, and K. Bosch. "Can a Week of Therapeutic Riding Make a Difference? A Pilot Study." Anthrozoos 17, no. 1 (2004): 63-72.
Karol, J. "Applying a Traditional Individual Psychotherapy Model to Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP): Theory and Method." Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 12, no. 1 (2007): 77-90.
Klontz, B.T., A. Bivens, D. Leinart, and T. Klontz. "The Effectiveness of Equine-Assisted Experiential Therapy: Results of an Open Clinical Trial." Society & Animals 15, no. 3 (2007): 257-67.
Lessick, M., R. Shinaver, K.M. Post, J.E. Rivera, and B. Lemon. "Exploring This Alternative Therapy for Women with Disabilities." AWHONN Lifelines 8, no. 1 (2004): 46-53.
Mandrell, P.M. Introduction to Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: A Comprehensive Overview. Xulon Press, 2006.
Massie, C. "Effect of an Equine Facilitated Learning Program on Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders." Undergraduate Thesis Paper, University of Lethbridge, 2005. [Accessed via Google Scholar in MS Word format]
Pauw, J. "Therapeutic Horseback Riding Studies: Problems Experienced by Researchers." Physiotherapy 86, no. 10 (2000): 523-27.
Roberts, F., J. Bradberry, and C. Williams. "Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy Benefits Students and Children." Holistic Nursing Practice 18, no. 1 (2004): 32-35.
Root, A. "Equine-Assisted Therapy: A Healing Arena for Myth and Method." PhD Thesis, Mythological Studies, Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2000.
Rothe, E.Q., B.J. Vega, R.M. Torres, S.M.C. Soler, and R.M.M. Pazos. "From Kids and Horses: Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy for Children." International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology 5, no. 2 (2005): 373-83.
Schultz, P.N., G.A. Remick-Barlow, and L. Robbins. "Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: A Mental Health Promotion/Intervention Modality for Children Who Have Experienced Intra-Family Violence." Health and Social Care in the Community 15, no. 3 (2007): 265-71.
Taylor, S.M. "Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy: An Emerging Field." Masters Thesis, Clinical Psychology, Saint Michael's College, 2001.
Trotter, K., S., Chandler, K., Bond, D., & Casie, J . "A Comparative Study of the Efficacy of Group Equine Assisted Counseling with at-Risk Children and Adolescents." Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 3(3) 2008, 254-284.
Tsohantaridis, V.A. "Development of the Jewel Equestrian Scale." PhD Thesis, Department of Psychology, George Fox University, 2004.
Tyler, J.J. "Equine Psychotherapy: Worth More Than Just a Horse Laugh." Women & Therapy 15, no. 3-4 (1994): 139-46.
Vidrine, M., P. Owen-Smith, and P. Faulkner. "Equine-Facilitated Group Psychotherapy: Applications for Therapeutic Vaulting." Issues in Mental Health Nursing 23, no. 6 (2002): 587-603.
Engle, B. T. ed. 1997. Rehabilition with the Help of a Horse: A Collection of Studies. Durango, Colorado: Barbara Engle Therapy Services.
Fitzgerald, J. C. and Tebay, J. M. 1998. Hippotherapy and therapeutic riding. Companion Animals in Human Health, 41-58, eds. C. C. Wilson and D. C. Turner. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publishing Co.
Myers, Gene. 1998. Children and Animals: Social development and our connections to other species. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
NARHA 1998. Understanding Therapeutic Riding. (6/98). NARHA Guide. Denver, CO: Author.
Pearson, E. T. 1997. Effects of equine facilitated therapy on the antisocial behavior of adolescent males. Rehabilitation with the Help of a Horse: A collection of Studies, 177-206, ed. B. T. Engel. Durango, Colorado: Barbara Engle Therapy Services.
Riede, D. 1982. Coordination training through therapeutic riding for spinal disorders. Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Therapeutic Riding, Hamburg, Germany. In Aspects of Therapeutic Horseback Riding, eds & trans. D. Riede and J. Allen. Ridgewood, MD: Therapeutic Riding Services, Inc.
Schroeder, K. 1993. The Role of Occupational Therapist in a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Setting. Unpublished master's thesis, Rush University, Chicago, IL.
Telling-Jones, Linda, Taylor, Sybil. 1995. Getting in T touch: Understand and Influence your Horse's Personality. Trafalgar Square Publishing
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