EAL Sessions

Sally can facilitate EAL on a one on one basis or for a group of 4 participants.
The sessions help clients to learn about themselves and others while processing emotions, feelings, and behaviours.  
When facilitating a group Sally will have a helper who will use their knowledge of horses making sure that they are happy and safe and provide input from the horse’s perspective into the session.
It is advised that clients and groups follow the Horse wisdom program, to build on the psycho-education, can also be tailored to suit the goals and needs of clients.

What happens in a EAL session with Sally?

The session may include several offers for the client to interact with the horse/s. These may include observing the herd, being mindful with the horses, meeting, grooming, and ground exercises such haltering, touching, leading, boundary experiments and making obstacles and inviting the horses to walk through them.

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Equine - Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP)

Equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP) is a form of experimental therapy that involves interaction between clients and horses.
Sally will observe and interact with the client in order to identify behaviour patterns and process thoughts and emotions. This process helps the clients learn about themselves and others, while processing or discussing the client's feelings, behaviours, and patterns. Sally as a Qualified counsellor can deepen the experience and support the client on a deeper level, which is the Psychotherapy component.
 Sally will only work with clients on a one on one basis for EAP.
It is recommended that clients have a minimum of 4 weekly sessions.

(EAP) Is a form of experimental therapy that involves interaction between clients and horses. 

Sally will only work with clients on a one on one basis for EAP.

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What is Equine Assisted Learning & Therapy?

Benefits of EAL to a client include:

  • Ability to work with beautiful, magical horses, in the fresh air and in nature and not inside.

  •  Ability to say things to a horse that they possibly could not to humans- in a safe way.

  • Ability to touch the horse and the horse can touch the client-with mutual respect.

  • Ability to develop a sense of trust through interaction with the horse and with nature.

  • Ability to explore boundaries and develop a sense of safety.

  • Ability to experience and learn new things, for example:  problem-solving, flexibility, independence, confidence, communication, assertive skills, boundaries.

  • Ability to discover more self-awareness.

​Black Beauty Equine Assisted Learning Therapy help our clients in social, emotional, cognitive, or behavioural ways.

Some topics that can be covered:

Learning to be mindful in nature -

Great to build personal awareness and resilience in times of stress.

Team building -

Offers several activities with the horses to build team morale, improve relationships and help overcome potential future challenges- can be tailored to meet your organisation/business.

Building Confidence –

This session will be tailored to the client and their needs.
 

It is advised that clients and groups have a series of sessions to build on the psycho-education, but programmes can be tailored to suit. Click the button below to book your first session now.

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Beginners riding lessons

Due to demand we can now offer riding lessons here on a Thursday with Carlee.

Carlee is a very experienced horse woman and a Qualified Coach at Pony Club Level C and NCAS Level 1.

Carlee is happy to teach riding for all ages and levels and you could even bring your own horse to our property and have a lesson, or Carlee could travel to yours.

Due to health and Hygiene Riders must provide their own helmet wear long pants and ideally boots with a low heal or smooth soled shoes (not runners for safety reasons

Bookings: Direct with Carlee on 0437055499

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