Equine-Assisted-Learning

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Frankllin

Equine Assisted Learning involves activities with horses that highlight areas of your life that are working or not working. Horses provide you with immediate feedback about the effectiveness of your approach.

They know:

  • if you are confident or not
  • if your strategy is effective
  • if you really mean what you say
  • if you are an effective leader
  • if your team is working well together
  • if certain beliefs or assumptions are getting in your way

All this information and more shows up in the activities you do with horses.

“He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” ― Lao Tzu

Our trained professional staff of humans leads you through guided reflection about your experience, using powerful questions to help you draw parallels from what happened with the horses to other important areas of your life.

We work from the mindset that each individual (or group) is whole, wise and resourceful and has the answers and solutions within.

Equine Assisted Learning is effective with individuals and groups, adults and youth. We make tailor make the program just for you. We specially design activities for you to do with the horses based on what your issues are, what your goals are, and what you need most. Because you learn by doing, the learning sticks.

Equine Assisted Learning is a powerful method for achieving your outcome

To find out what benefits you can get from working with horse.
Click here for Adults and here for Youth.

Want to find out how horses can help you?
Call (636) 629.1253 today and find out.

Note:
This approach is for you if you are seeking to be your best, enjoy the outdoors, and want to have new, powerful experiences. Let the horses bring you new “AHA’s”!

Be Yourself, but be your BEST self

  • Horses live in the present moment and, unlike humans, are not preoccupied by the past or future. They can help us focus on the present.
  • Horses are prey animals, which makes them adept at reading body language. They notice nonverbal behavior, energy and especially incongruency in their environment. Their survival depends on it. They have the ability to bring out what someone is trying to hide or not acknowledge. They can teach us to be more in tune with ourselves and more congruent.
  • Because they read body language so well, they are more interested in how we are BEING, rather than what we are SAYING. They are adept at reading our intention. We can learn about goal-setting and being clearer in our communication from interactions with the horses.
  • Horses look to a leader in the herd for direction because their survival depends on it. If we are joining their herd, horses want to know if they can trust us to be a good leader or a good follower. This makes them ideal for teaching leadership skills.
  • In the horse herd, each herd member has something important to contribute. The herd’s leader wins that position from knowledge and experience, not from fear. She does not bully or beg. She does not force compliance, but earns the trust and respect of the rest of the herd. This makes horses ideal for teaching humans about teamwork.
  • Horses are generally bigger than we are, and are not easily intimidated. They teach us to be assertive, but not aggressive.
  • Working with horses requires dedication, persistence and patience. They can teach us about relationships.

 

 

Be Yourself, but be your BEST self

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