Since 2006 the Horses and Humans Research Foundation has funded x competitive research studies investigating horse-human interactions, and the potential for these interactions to be beneficial for both people and horses.
“THE FEASIBILITY, ACCEPTABILITY, AND PRELIMINARY EFFICACY OF A MANUALIZED EQUINE-ASSISTED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM"
Colorado State University, Temple Grandin Equine Center, Fort Collins, CO. Principal Investigator: B. Caitlin Peters, Ph.D., OTR/L, Post-Doctoral Associate. Funded 2018. Status: Active.
“TRACKING KINEMATIC AND KINETIC DATA DURING HORSE RIDING FOR OPTIMIZING THERAPEUTIC OUTCOMES"
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Principal Investigator: Pilwon Hur, PhD. Funded 2017. Status: Active.
“THE EFFECT OF THERAPEUTIC RIDING ON STRESS LEVELS IN YOUNG ADULTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS"
Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA. Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Kemeny, PhD. Funded 2016. Status: Active.