Posts tagged PTSD
Research Grant Awarded to Investigate Psychophysiological Effects of Equine-assisted Therapy on Horses and in Veterans Diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Horses and Humans Research Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Principal Investigator, Dr. Laurie McDuffee and her team from Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island.

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Research Published in Applied Animal Behaviour Science: Behavioural and physiological responses of therapy horses to mentally traumatized humans

Research conducted at Department of Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada was recently published in Applied Animal Behaviour Science.  The study ‘Behavioural and physiological responses of therapy horses to mentally traumatized humans’ examined the effects of equine assisted therapy (EAT) on the horse.  The principal investigator was Katrina Merkies, PhD and the project was funded by the Horses and Humans Research Foundation.  

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