Contrasting Perspectives On Horse’s Representation In Various Media Venues

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Horses are valued by humans for the past million of years. Humans began to domesticate horses due to their ability to modulate with their environment. Horses' anatomy enables them to use of speed to escape predators. They have a well-developed sense of balance and a strong fight-or-flight instinct. Most domesticated horses begin training under saddle or in harness between the ages of two and four. The average life span of horses is approximately between 25 and 30 years. Horse breeds are based on general temperament. Spirited speed and endurance. Horses and humans intermingle in a wide variety of working activities such as police work, agriculture, entertainment, and therapy. Horses were historically used in warfare, from which a wide variety of riding. Many products are derived from horses, including meat, hide, and hair. Humans provide domesticated horses with food, water. and shelter. Horses are valued by humans in many ways and many forms of media such as Disney and the tale of Sprit, Hippotherapy, a form of rehabilitative therapy, and the tale of the Trojan horse. .
Disney has made films regarding horses such as Sprit. It is about a mustang stallion that grows up to proudly succeed his father as leader of the Cimarron herd in the Wild West. When they reach the Dakota Territory, Sprit gets curious and a cowboy catches him and sells him to the United States cavalry. The cavalry uses a method of training by breaking a horse. This method fails with sprit. Spirit is captured by a brave and escapes on his back. He also tricks him to a coral with his beloved mare, but shows respect and wins some trust. As the railroad arrives, the Indian village is wrecked and Spirit gets captured for use as a draft-horse. When the stallion realizes this project threatens his whole world, he escapes and unleashes the fury of a force of nature, ultimately teaming up with Little Creek. The character has human emotion and aspects of executive function with regard to reasonable views.
Hippo therapy Association (AHA.) promotes the use of the movement of the horse as a treatment strategy in physical, occupational and speech-language therapy along with a horse trainer, for sessions of people living with disabilities. Hippo therapy has been shown to improve muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination, motor development as well as emotional well-being.
The role of the horse is a tool used by therapist to engage the clients during therapy sessions. The horse's pelvis has the same three-dimensional movement of the human's pelvis at the walk. The horse's three-dimensional movement is carefully graded at the walk in each treatment for the patient. This three dimensional movement provides physical and sensory input, which is variable, rhythmic and repetitive. The patient rides the horse and using increases postural stability through strengthen. The variability of the horse's gait enables the therapist to grade the degree of input to the patient and use this...

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