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Equine-Assisted Therapy and Learning with At-Risk Young People

Authors: Burgon, Hannah

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About this book

This book provides an overview of the field of Equine-Assisted Therapy and Learning and gives a powerful account of a research study charting the experiences of seven 'at-risk' young people attending a pioneering Therapeutic Horsemanship centre in the UK. The book includes a foreword from Leif Hallberg, author of Walking the Way of the Horse .

About the authors

Hannah Burgon is a lifelong horsewoman with a PhD on equine-assisted learning/therapy. She is also a qualified social worker and previously worked in youth homelessness and foster care. Hannah is founder and co-director of Sirona Therapeutic Horsemanship CIC (www.sironacic.com) and has published a number of papers on the benefits of interaction with horses.

Reviews

'This is an optimistic and exciting book, written with passion and grounded in strong evidence. Hannah Burgon also draws on her rich experience in equine work with young people to provide many inspiring stories that come alive. The reader will find plenty of ideas for fresh, productive and respectful ways to work with troubled young people.' - Robbie Gilligan, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Burgon, Hannah Louise

    Pages 1-5

  • Background to Equine-Assisted Therapy and Learning

    Burgon, Hannah Louise

    Pages 6-34

  • Young People Considered ‘At Risk’, and Overview of ‘The Yard’ and Methods Used

    Burgon, Hannah Louise

    Pages 35-82

  • Development of Self-Confidence and Self-Efficacy, and the Opening Up of ‘Positive Experiences’ and ‘Positive Opportunities’ through Therapeutic Horsemanship

    Burgon, Hannah Louise

    Pages 83-104

  • Developing Attachments, Empathy and Trust through Relationships with Horses

    Burgon, Hannah Louise

    Pages 105-124

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Hardcover $105.00
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Softcover $100.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-45792-2
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Equine-Assisted Therapy and Learning with At-Risk Young People
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32087-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137320872
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32086-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45792-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 286
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