Click here for AHA, Inc.’s current Terminology Paper.

AHA, Inc. keeps a regularly updated bibliography to aid in locating relevant research.

Our magazine, Hippotherapy, has featured a variety of high-quality articles related to the practice of hippotherapy and has published a number of articles on research related to hippotherapy. The following articles have appeared in the magazine between 2003 and 2007.  For access to issues of Hippotherapy from 2013 to 2015 (pdf) click here.

Here is a link to a few short reviews of research articles from 1998 to 2007.

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES:  AHA, Inc. offers a $1,000 grant opportunity.

Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is a pre-eminent non-profit organization that supports reserach in a variety of equine assisted activities and therarpies, including hippothreapy.  HHRF offers grant opportunities between $10,000 and $100,000.

More recently the National Institute for Health (NIH) has funded research specific to equine activities, a project done in conjugation with Children’s Hospital Denver, CO and the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center, Longmont, CO.  NIH has begun to grow opportunities for those looking to research the human-animal connection and human-animal interaction.