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“European Forum for Equine Assisted Therapy Research”

Förderung: COST in Antragstellung

Länder: Norwegen, Groß-Britannien, Finnland, Ungarn, Slowenien


  • Working Group 1: EAT Research Development & Coordination ServiceAim: Formation of a coordination centre for EAT studies including definition of research fields, priority setting in horse assisted interventions, etc.
  • Working Group 2: EAT Information Service
    Aim: establishment of an information centre, with an Open Access Database, accessible to all professionals and practitioners with comprehensive information on existing and proposed studies, centers, research opportunities, etc. plus an electronic journal for easy publication. This group will also be responsible for a critical review of all available literature and for building links with other international providers of relevant information, open access journal for EAT
  • Working Group 3: EAT Methodology
    Aim: analyzing and developing research methods to assess appropriate human-equine-interaction, guidelines for best EAT research study designs
  • Working Group 4: EAT Implementation & Integration of  Best Practice
    Aim: guidelines for and integration of research results in EAT interventions, agreed guidelines and standards for practitioners, ethical standards, risk management, cost/outcome analysis, charges/remuneration) 


"National and international scientific network for horse assisted therapy and education"

Gegründet bei der Konferenz Horses4Humans, 2013

Mitglieder: Dr. Annette Gomolla (D), Dr. Katharina Alexandridis (D), Dr. Dörthe Machul und Prof. Dr. Erwin Breitenbach (D), Dr. Elke Haberer (D), Ann Kern (Norwegen), Hilder Hauge PhD (Schweden)

Projekt: Vernetzung zum Austausch über wissenschaftliche Arbeiten im Feld PI, Zugang zu Publikationen, gemeinsame Antragstellung bei Forschungsprojekten, gegenseitige Beratung bei nationalen und internationalen Antragstellungen