Piles of Books


Aduddell ,M.M. (2003). Effects of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy on adolescent attitudes and behavious. Unpublished manuscript. Colorado Christian University.

Bachi, K., Terkel, J., & Teichman, M. 2012. Equine-facilitated Psychotherapy for At-risk Adolescents: The Influence on Self-image, Self-control and Trust. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 17(2): 298-312.

Brandt, C. 2013. Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy as a Complementary Treatment Intervention. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 2(1): 23-42.

Bray, B. (2002) Treating Adolescents using Equine Assisted Psychotherapy : Effects on self concept, anxiety and depression. Unpublished masters thesis. Whitman College.

Burgon, H. L. 2011. ‘Queen of the World’: Experiences of ‘At-Risk’ Young People Participating in Equine-Assisted Learning/Therapy. Journal of Social Work Practice, 25(2): 165-183.

Cantin, A., & Marshall-Lucette, S. 2011. Examining the Literature on the Efficacy of Equine Assisted Therapy for People with Mental Health and Behavioural Disorders. Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 8(1): 51-61.

Emory, D.K. (1992) Effects of Therapeutic horsemanship on the self concept and behaviour of asocial adolescents. Unpublished dissertation. University of Maine.

Frewin, K., & Gardiner, B. 2005. New Age or Old Sage? A Review of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. The Australian Journal of Counselling Psychology, 6(1): 13-17.

Froug, R., Baughman, D., Bennett, T., Renee-Smith, R., Merrill, S., & Farrington, T. 2010. The Effects of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy on Anxiety and Depression in the Chronically Mentally Ill. NADD Bulletin, 10(1).

Greenwald, A.J. (2001) The effect of a therapeutic horsemanship program on emotionally disturbed boys. Dissertation Abstracts International, 62.

Hutchinson, J (2009) Equine Assisted Psychotherapy: Horses are still helping us today. Unpublished manuscript. Pioneer Pacific College.

Kaiser, L, Spence,L.J., Lavergne, A.G. & Bosch K.L. (2004) Can a week of Therapeutic riding make a difference? A pilot study. Anthroozoos, 17, 63-72.

Karol, J. 2007. Applying a Traditional Individual Psychotherapy Model to Equine-facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP): Theory and Method. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 12(1): 77-90.

Kemp, K., Signal, T., Botros, H., Taylor, N., & Prentice, K. 2014. Equine Facilitated Therapy with Children and Adolescents Who Have Been Sexually Abused: A Program Evaluation Study. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23(3): 558-566.

Kirby, M. 2010. Gestalt Equine Psychotherapy. Gestalt Journal of Australia and New Zealand, 6(2): 60-68.

Klontza, B. T., Bivensb, A., Leinartc, D., & Klontzd, T. 2007. Th e Effectiveness of Equine-Assisted Experiential Therapy: Results of an Open Clinical Trial. Society and Animals, 15(3): 257-267.

Lentini, J. A., & Knox, M. 2009. A Qualitative and Quantitative Review of Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) with Children and Adolescents. The Open Complementary Medicine Journal, 1(1): 51-57.

Masini, A. 2010. Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy in Clinical Practice. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 48(10): 30-34.

Nurenberg, J. R., Schleifer, S. J., Shaffer, T. M., Yellin, M., Desai, P. J., Amin, R., Bouchard, A., & Montalvo, C. 2015. Animal-Assisted Therapy With Chronic Psychiatric Inpatients: Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Aggressive Behavior. Psychiatric Services, 66(1): 80-86.

Pendry, P., & Roeter, S. 2013. Experimental Trial Demonstrates Positive Effects of Equine Facilitated Learning on Child Social Competence. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 1(1): 1-19.

Pendry, P., Smith, A. N., & Roeter, S. M. 2014. Randomized Trial Examines Effects of Equine Facilitated Learning on Adolescents’ Basal Cortisol Levels. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 2(1): 80-95.

Ratliffe, K. T., & Sanekane, C. 2009. Equine-assisted Therapies: Complementary Medicine or Not? Australian Journal of Outdoor Education, 13(2): 33-43.

Russel-Martin, L.A. (2006) Equine facilitated Couples therapy and Solution focused Couples therapy: A comparative study. Doctorate of Philosophy, Northcentral University.

Scheidhacker, M. Friedrich, D, & Bender , W, (2002) About the treatment of anxiety disorders by psychotherapeutic riding : long term observations and results of an experimental clinical study. Krankenhauspsychiatrie, 13, 145-152.

Schultz, P. N., Remick-Barlow, G. A., & Robbins, L. 2007. Equine-assisted Psychotherapy: A Mental Health Promotion/Intervention Modality for Children Who Have Experienced Intra-family Violence. Health and Social Care in the Community, 15(3): 265-271.

Selby, A. 2009. A Systematic Review of the Effects of Psychotherapy Involving Equines. Dissertation, Master of Science in Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington.

Shirley, L. 2015. Horses for Hope: Evidence Base. Prepared for UnitingCare Cutting Edge by Lyn Shirley UnitingCare West.

Shult, B. (2005). The effects of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy on psycho-social functioning of at-risk adolescents ages 12-18. Unpublished Masters thesis. Denver Seminary. Denver, CO.

Signal, T., Taylor, N., Botros, H., Prentice, K., & Lazarus, K. 2013. Whispering to Horses: Childhood Sexual Abuse, Depression and the Efficacy of Equine Facilitated Therapy. Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand, 5(1): 24-32.

Tetreault , A (2006). Horses that Heal: The effectiveness of Equine Assisted Growth and Learning on the behaviour of students diagnosed with Emotional Disorder. Unpublished Masters thesis. Governors State University, University Park, IL.

Trotter, K. D. 2006. The Efficacy of Equine Assisted Group Counseling With At-Risk Children and Adolescents. Doctor of Philosophy, University

Trotter, K. S., Chandler, C. K., Goodwin-Bond, D., & Casey, J. 2008. A Comparative Study of the Efficacy of Group Equine Assisted Counseling With At- Risk Children and Adolescents. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health and Social Care in the Community, 3(3): 254-284.

Trotter, Say, Sudekum (2006) The Efficacy of Equine Assisted Group Counselling with At-Risk Children and Adolescents. Doctorate of Philosophy (Counselling). University of North Texas.

Zugich, M, Klontz, T & Leinart, D. (2002). The miracle of equine therapy. Counselor Magazine, 3 (6), 22-27.

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