Friday, 21 September 2012

Equine Assisted Intervention for Mental Health 
Fantastic resource for researchers, academics and practitioners. Browse this EAI repository for research data, locations of programs, assessments for measuring outcome and partners or funding.

HETI Conference 11 Oct, 2012

RDA is hosting The Horses in Education & Therapy International (HETI) Autumn Forum at the Avon Centre in Bristol on 11 October, 2012. 
With Paralympic Coach, Clive Milkins, as one of the key speakers, organisers are hoping for an excellent turnout from anyone with an interest in horses and therapy.
This season’s conference will look at using complementary therapies to enhance rider experience and performance; further education through Horsemanship Course and, facilitating research at RDA.
“The Paralympics - and specifically the success of the Para-Equestrian Team - has put the spotlight on disability sport and its potential for therapy like never before,” says RDA’s Head of Therapy, Denise Robertson. 

“We hope lots of people will feel inspired to find out more about horses in therapy by coming along to the conference, which is being hosted by RDA in Bristol.”

Effects of Therapeutic Riding on TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury & Therapeutic Riding  Anita Shkedi (2012)

Traumatic Brain Injury & Therapeutic RidingThis fantastic book is an easy read and explains clearly the benefits of therapeutic riding. The author, Anita Shkedi, is a PATH Int. member who founded therapeutic riding in Israel and has presented at PATH Intl. conferences. 

The book is titled Traumatic Brain Injury and Therapeutic Riding but goes beyond TBI and includes important insight of the benefits all riders receive. 

Shkedi has done an amazing job of putting together factual, scientific information with personal observations and explanations of the beneficial outcomes of therapeutic riding. 

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