Equine Assited Learning & Leadership (EAL)

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What is Equine Assisted Learning & Leadership

 

         “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” 

                                                  Sir Winston Churchill 


By including horses in specially-designed experiential learning exercises, facilitators are able to observe non-verbal communication of the horses and participants as well as assist in guiding the experience to encourage the learner to attain the outcome of each exercise. This hands on curriculum to learning has been proven to greatly multiply the participants retention and understanding of skills learned. 

  

Our programming consisting of a curriculum that drives objectives to desired outcomes.  Each exercise is experiential and designed in a Building Block style, focusing on one objective at a time.  The focal point of each sessions' curriculum develops life skills in a fun and exciting environment with a horse !


 Working with our horses, you will develop horsemanship skills and work thought a variety of fun challenges. Horses have a way of teaching us without it seeming like a drudge, they help teach us to relax, trust, lead with confidence, improve communication skills and act with humbleness and humility, to name just few of the benefits of being around horses. 


*No Experience Necessary    

*Participants must be 7+ years old   

*All  Programs Are Unmounted 

Team Building / Professional Development

Are you looking for a unique opportunity for your workplace to take learning out of the office or board room? We offer a unique program that assists in developing your future leaders!


Build Communication Skills

Build Trust

Encourage Innovation

Enhance Team Performance

Improve Team Dynamics, Communication, and Cohesion

Leadership Development

Team Building 

  

Team Recharge

Grooming Session 

$20 + HST per person 

Aprox 45 min 

Min 6 participants; Max 9 Participants  


Team Breakthrough 

Introduction/ Grooming/1 Activity 

$40 + HST per person

Aprox 1.5 hours

Min 6 participants Max 16 participants 


Dymanic Duo

Introduction/Grooming/ 2 Activities 

Aprox 2.5 hours 

$75 + HST per person

Min 6 Participants Max 16 participants 


Contact us to discuss your team development goals 

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Date Night

Looking to change up your date night plans? 

This will be the ultimate unforgettable experience  for you and your partner? come join us for some horse time ! 

  

Introduction/ Grooming/ 1 activity 

$80 + HST per couple 


Family Adventure

Looking for a unique family activity? Come join us for improve your family communication, team work, and have some fun with our horses!


 Introduction/Grooming/1 activity 

Aprox 1.5 Hours 

$125+ HST per family ( 4 family members 1 must but over 18 years of age)

add up to 2 additional members for $10 per person 

Min 2 Families; Max 4 Families 

Grooming Session

Looking to spend some time getting to know horses?


45 Min in barn session 

$20/person +HST

6 - 9 participants  

Min age 7 years old 


 * Can be scheduled as custom event for afternoon or evening 

Private Sessions & Custom Events

Please contact us for information on private sessions or custom events 


                           Articles / Links on Equine Assisted Learning 



Check out the program feature from Dreamwinds EAL training center in Ontario, see what Tracey and the gang are up to 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb6j7jNxsEI


Heart to Heart - A quantitative approach to measuring the emotional bond between horses and humans 

http://horseconnection.com/heart-to-heart-a-quantitative-approach-to-measuring-the-emotional-bond-between-horses-and-humans-august-2007/




Ladies Night

Have you always loved horses? Want to learn more about them and yourself? Come join us at Bridle Path Stable and explore our horses Unbridled!


 Introduction/ Grooming/1 Activity 

$40 + HST per person

Aprox 1.5 hours


* Can be scheduled as custom event for afternoon or evening

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Youth Leadership

By including horses in specially-designed experiential learning exercises, equine-assisted  coaches are able to observe non-verbal communication of the horses and be a translator as well as a guide to encourage the learner to attain the outcome of each exercise. This hands on approach to learning has proven to greatly multiply the participants retention and understanding of skills learned and a great introduction to working with horses for youth.


Over the 6 weeks of programming consisting of a curriculum that drives objectives to desired outcomes.  Each exercise is experiential and designed in a Building Block style, focusing on one objective at a time.  The focal point of the 6 week curriculum develops life skills in a fun and exciting environment with a horse !


Youth will learn to build life skills such as:
* Learning to set boundaries & respect boundaries of others
* Leadership skills
* Team work
* Over come fears or obstacles
* Respect for self and others
* and much much more ..........


  

6 weeks 2 hrs/week 


Course Outline 6 Week Course
Week 1
1. Building Relationships
2. Skills Development
Week 2
3. What do you bring to a team?
4. Negotiation
Week 3
5. Problem solving with common sense
6. Power of Body Language
Week 4
7. Building Trust
8. Appropriate Assertiveness
Week 5  
9. Clear Communications
10. Making Good Choices
Week 6
11. Project Development
12. Team Building




 

Video Link to some of the work that Cartier Farms has been doing with youth 

https://vimeo.com/284967393?fbclid=IwAR0sofL5kZzJaAhRSAlYu4bkIudxXNyxdMI2Ywu3piFnHQ9bt8wfXgkK728 



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Current EAL PROGRAMS

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