Personal Development and Growth

 
 

We offer Equine Facilitated Experiential Learning and also offer equine assisted coaching and counselling click here

   
     


What are the benefits of Equine Facilitated Experiential Learning?

 

  • Become more aware of how our body language and inner thoughts can affect our outer ways of both being and doing

  • Discover different approaches to achieving goals including working with developing presence and emotional intelligence

  • Gain greater self awareness, calmness, focus and mindfulness to improve wellbeing

  • Develop horsemanship skills through self-mastery rather than mastery over the horse!

  • Practise building relationships which are power with, not power over

 

Booking Options

 

  • One, two or three day workshops for groups of up to 6 people

  • Half day workshop for 2-3 people

  • One-to-one coaching or counselling


Pricing

 


One-to-one:  £60 for 90 mins /  £75 for 2 hours
Groups:  from £95 per person, per day (up to 6 people)./ half day workshop (3 hours) for 2-3 people £75 per person.

Please arrange your own group or contact Adventures with Horses to check if there are any one day open workshops scheduled to run.

 

For more information contact Sue Blagburn

Phone 07831 865259 or 01364 631444

Email: adventureswithhorses@btconnect.com



Each session, whether a group or one-to-one session is tailored for the individual/s participating. With our one-to-one sessions you can choose whether you would like to just work in equine facilitated experiential learning, or with the addition of coaching or counselling. The coaching option gives you the opportunity to work as you would with a business or personal development coach plus work experientially with the horses and counselling one-to-one sessions you work experientially with the horses and spend part of the time working as you would with a counsellor.

 

Whatever option you choose you will be facilitated in connecting with the horses, by first observing them and then engaging with them. Next by doing various activities with the horse/s on the ground the learning and awarenss is in the experience and the non-judgemental feedback the horses will give. You then take what you have learned, for example building rapport, self awareness, presence,  calmness, mindfulness and emotional intelligence into your every day lives.






 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"The conventional way of thinking is that humans have something to teach horses. We turn this on its head and focus instead on what horses can teach us about ourselves, others and the world at large. By their natural biological make-up horses have a lot they can show us, and through equine experiential learning and/or coaching or counselling, can help us unlock our true potential, and move forward with what has meaning and harmony in our lives."



Our Approach

 

Adventures with Horses believes that every person is the expert on themselves. We hold a safe space of trust, confidentiality and unconditional positive regard - as do the horses. By their very nature, horses provide honest and non-judgmental feedback by picking up on our body language and responding with incredible accuracy to how we are in the present moment. This can help us become more aware of what we need to focus on to get from where we are to where we want to be, or simply practice mindfulness, emotional intelligence and connecting with nature.

 

“Horses have been transporting us on outer journeys for thousands of years. In the 21st century, equine facilitated learning is a profound new way of horses 
transporting us on inner journeys from where we are to where we need to be.”


 

Equine facilitated experiential learning can help to bring about calmness, presence, clarity, an "aha" moment and/or a feeling of well-being.  Working experientially and phenomenologically with the horses we can look at goals or challenges, or simply focus on the naturally occurring learning and therapeutic opportunities they can provide  in the present moment. The learning is in the experience and the non-judgemental feedback the horses will give as we explore how to enter a relationship with them which is power with, not power over.

     
     
 
 
 
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