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Author Scott, Naomi, 1935-

Title Special needs, special horses : a guide to the benefits of therapeutic riding / by Naomi Scott.

Imprint Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2005.

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
Series Practical guide series ; no. 4
Practical guide series (Denton, Tex.) ; no. 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Horsemanship -- Therapeutic use.
Equine-Assisted Therapy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Scott, Naomi, 1935- Special needs, special horses. Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2005 157441190X 1574411926 (DLC) 2004023088 (OCoLC)56617189
ISBN 1417593644 (electronic bk.)
9781417593644 (electronic bk.)
9781574411904 (cloth ; alk. paper)
157441190X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781574411928 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1574411926 (pbk. ; alk. paper)