Horses and Humans Research Foundation

Study Shows Equine-Assisted Therapy Strengthens Mother-Child Bond

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 […]

Benefits of Equine Assisted Therapy in Doubt Due to Lack of Research

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 […]