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Published in Peer Review Journals

EAGALA Model specific

Kemp, K., Signal, T., Botros, H., Taylor, N., Prentice, K. (2013).  Equine Facilitated Therapy with children and adolescents who have been sexually abused: A program evaluation study. Journal of Child and Family Studies DOI 10.1007/s10826-013-9718-1

Nurenberg, J.R. etal (2014). Animal-Assisted Therapy With Chronic Psychiatric Inpatients: Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Aggressive Behavior. Psychiatric Services in Advance, Oct. 1, 2014.

Nurenberg, J.R., Schleifer, S., Madara, B., Yellin, M., Desai, P., Shaffer, T., & Allen, A. (2011). Equine assisted psychotherapy for patients with severe chronic psychiatric disorders. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Schultz, P., Remick-Barlow, G., & Robbins, L. (2007). Equine-assisted psychotherapy: A mental health promotion/intervention modality for children who have experienced intra-family violence. Health & Social Care in the Community 15(3), 265-271.

Trotter, K., Chandler, C., Goodwin-Bond, D., & Casey, J. (2008).  A comparative study of the efficacy of group equine assisted counseling with at-risk children and adolescentsJournal of Creativity in Mental Health, Vol. 3(3), 254-284.


General Equine Assisted Psychotherapy services (other models utilized or not model specific)

Chardonnens, E. (2009). The use of animals as co-therapists on a farm: The child-horse bond in Person-Centered Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies, 8(4), 319-332.

Frewin, K. & Gardiner, B. (2005).  New age or old sage? A review of equine assisted psychotherapy. The Australian Journal of Counselling Psychology, 6, pp13-17.

Kaiser, L., Spence, L.J., Lavergne, A.G., & Bosch, K.L. (2004). Can a week of therapeutic riding make a difference? A pilot study. Anthrozoos, 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.

Klontz, B.T., Bivens, A., Leinart, D. & Klontz, T. (2007).  The effectiveness of equine-assisted experiential therapy: Results of an open clinical trialSociety and Animals, 15 (2007), 257-267. 

Pendry, P., Smith, A. N., & Roester, S. M. (2014). Randomized trial examines effects of equine facilitated learning on adolescents’ basal cortisol levels. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 2 (1), 80-95.

Rothe, E.Q., Vega, J., Torres, R.M., Soler, S.M.C. & Pazos, R.M.M. (2005). From kids and horses: Equine facilitated psychotherapy for children. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 5(2), 373-383.

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.  

Selby, A., Smith-Osborne, A. (2012). A systematic review of effectiveness of complementary and adjunct therapies and interventions involving equines. Health Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0029188

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