Laurie McDuffee will lead the research into psychophysiological effects of EAT on horses and veterans with PTSD.
The Temple Grandin Equine Center has been awarded a $50,000 grant to research equine-assisted occupational therapy for children with Autism.
University of Guelph’s Dr. Katrina Merkies recently led a study, funded by the Horses and Humans Research Foundation, which asked: “Can horses distinguish between neurotypical and mentally traumatized humans?”
“Effects of Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy on Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Youth” were recently published in the peer-review Journal of Child and Family Studies.
Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) has developed a program called Focused Research Initiatives (FRI). HHRF will be selecting specific areas of interest and establishing teams to champion the initiatives. The end result will be the development of a specific call for proposals that will encourage research to support the focus interest, and a fund […]
Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) announced recently an open call for proposals to investigate the impact of horses on humans.
A Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) funded study has been published in the Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Childhood. Principal Investigator Andrea Beetz PhD shared the news recently that her team’s research project entitled A Comparison of Equine-Assisted Intervention and Conventional Play-Based Early Intervention for Mother-Child Dyads with Insecure Attachment has been published. From the […]
In response to a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, the Horses and Humans Research Foundation is seeking help to fund research into equine assisted therapy. The following is an excerpt from a recent Horses and Humans Research Foundation newsletter: The paper, titled Equine-related Treatments for Mental Disorders Lack Empirical Support: A Systematic […]