Influences of Hippotherapy on the Motor and Socio-Emotional Behavior of Young Children with Disabilities
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Findings from this practice-based research synthesis on hippotherapy with young children with disabilities indicate that existing research does not support the use of the practice. Hippotherapy uses the movement of a horse purportedly to improve the motor functioning and sensory processing capabilities of a rider. Recommendations for better-designed research studies are included. 14 Pages
Authors: Pam S. Rolandelli, Carl J. Dunst