Cultivating Emotional Competence Through Equine Connection

Cultivating Emotional Competence Through Equine Connection

“Whatever undermines autonomy will be experienced as a source of stress. Stress is magnified whenever the power to respond effectively to the social or physical environment is lacking or when the… animal or human being feels helpless without meaningful...
Mastering the ‘Art of Humanship’ through interacting with horses

Vulnerability with Horses and Clients

The inspiration for this article came to me from two seemingly very different places.  One of them was a training situation with a sensitive horse and the other was listening to students from the Koelle Institute; both had to do with vulnerability. One particular...
Looking at Fear Through the Eyes of Horses

Looking at Fear Through the Eyes of Horses

Horses are beautiful, majestic, powerful animals that have established a lasting, inseparable relationship with human lives and destinies. Horses draw our attention and fuel our emotions. Their allure and mystery inspire us, and their strength can evoke fear that...