From traditional to equine-assisted psychotherapy: mental health practitioners' experiences
This study explored equine-assist psychotherapy (EAP) mental health practitioners' experiences with horses and EAP, examined the differences between EAP and traditional psychotherapy from these participants' perspectives, and developed the biophilia hypothesis as a potential theory for EAP. This study was conducted using a constructivist narrative approach. It was guided by Wilson's (1984) biophilia hypothesis, which suggests that humans have an innate tendency to pay attention to animals and nature. The biophilia hypothesis also suggests that the more humans come to understand other ...
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Impact of equine sperm phospholipase C zeta content and sperm tail components on cleavage rates after intracytoplasmic sperm injections of equine and bovine oocytes Author(s):Amoroso G. Sanches, FabioDate Issued:2020Format:born digital; masters thesesIntracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is used in equine assisted reproductive medicine to generate offspring when other procedures fail. However, for some stallions, ICSI is not successful in producing embryos. This could ...
Osteogenic characterization and cryopreservation of equine bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells with SCAAV-equine-BMP-2, The Author(s):Ball, Alyssa N.Date Issued:2019Format:born digital; masters thesesOptimizing the environment of complex bone healing and improving treatment of catastrophic bone fractures and segmental bone defects remains an unmet clinical need both human and equine veterinary medical orthopedics. ...
Author(s):Kunz, IsabelleDate Issued:2018Format:born digital; masters thesesThe equine gastrointestinal tract contains a complex ecosystem comprised of microorganisms and intestinal helminth parasites. Increasing evidence suggests that horses rely on their gastrointestinal microbial populations ...