2019 Fall Equus Coach Training

Welcome to Equus Coach Training! This webpage will be a location where your class materials, assignments, and audios will be posted. Please use the resources on this page to help you stay organized and turtle step your way through your Equus Coach Training.

 

Lessons

January 7, 2020 – CLASS 15: Ethics Q&A

Live Class Topic: Ethics Class Evaluation for CE Credits 1) Ethics Class Outline (review this as you listen to Part One Recording Below) 2) Ethics Class Description and Pre-work Instructions (please read and complete before class) 3) Ethical Decision Making Model (print this and have it handy during class) Please listen to the three mp3 recordings […]

ECC Assignments – Ethics

As you listen to the audio, listen for the answers to these questions. Submit your answers in the Google worksheet link below. Audios for Ethics Ethics & Prof Responsibility (1 of 3) – 48 Minute Class Ethics & Prof Responsibility (2 of 3) – 12 Minute Q&A Ethics & Prof Responsibility (3 of 3) – […]

ECC Assignments – Equus Theory

Below is a series of videos that discuss some key elements about a horse’s general psychology and common herd behavior.  These characteristics and natural equine behaviors are important for an Equus Coach to understand so that s/he can effectively partner with horses. Knowing more about why horses do what they do will enable you to […]

March 24, 2019 – CLASS 24: Setting Up Your Sessions

Live Class Topic:  Setting Up Your Sessions  Class Outline Class Evaluation for CE Credits Sample Agenda and Worksheets: Exercises for Equus Coaching Sessions Equus Coaching Sample Prework Individual Sample Facility Agreement 1 Sample Facility Agreement 2 Release Form Examples Class Recording

November 7-10, 2019 – Onsite Training Workshop #1

We can’t wait to meet you in person! Schedule The workshop days are all-day events. Please don’t book your flight out on the afternoon of either of our last onsite days! Plan to take an evening or red-eye flight, or better yet, plan on departing the following day so you don’t miss anything! Thursday, November […]

ECC Assignments – Review of the Equine Skeleton

Horses have evolved from the size of a small dog to a large diversity of breeds. Familiarizing yourself with the underlying bony structure of the skeleton can help you understand how a horse disperses its weight and what a well-balanced body conformation looks like. This in turn can help you understand if you are working […]

October 1, 2019 – CLASS 4: The Work

Live Class Topic:  The Work Class Outline To Have Done: Read Who Would You Be Without Your Story? by Byron Katie Print and bring a “Judge Your Neighbor Worksheet” to class. Judge Your Neighbor Worksheet by Byron Katie Class Evaluation for CE Credits Class Recording

ECC Assignments – Equine Senses

Horses gather sensory information in some ways that are fairly similar to humans and in some ways that are quite different. As prey animals, horses pay particularly keen attention to their environment. This environment includes clients during equus coaching sessions. Consequently, understanding how horses gather information about their environment through their senses can help you […]

ECC Assignments – Equus Coaching Skills

Below are a variety of demonstration videos in which Koelle breaks down different Equus Coaching exercises and helps guide you through some of the more technical aspects to help you communicate using the non-verbal language of equus. Videos in this section: Round Pen Demonstration  (33 min) Herding Exercise Demonstration (27 min) Instructional Video on Pasture […]

September 17, 2019 – CLASS 2: The Infinity Loop & Vulnerability

Live Class Topic:  The Infinity Loop & Vulnerability To Have Done: Read Daring Greatly by Brené Brown and/or watch the two videos posted below. Before class listen to the pre-recorded audio. Print and bring the four handouts below to class. Class Outline Infinity Loop Diagram Trust Handout Vulnerability Exercise Class Evaluation for CEU’s Class Audio Recording VIDEO: […]

Equus Coaching Handbook, Mentorship & Certification Details

Welcome to Equus Coaching! Below you will find links to some general resources available to the entire Equus Coaching herd.  These are updated as needed and will be available in our Equus Coaching Resource Library after you graduate from the course. Within the handbook are talking points to help you confidently answer the most common […]

Teleclass Conference Line Information

Currently, all calls are scheduled to take place on  Tuesdays at 10:00am PT/ 11:00am MT/ Noon CT/ 1:00pm ET Most calls will be roughly 90 minutes in duration. If you are unable to make a call, no need to worry.  They will all be recorded and links posted below within 36 hours of class. The […]

ECC Assignments – Equus Coaching Skills

Below are a variety of demonstration videos in which Koelle breaks down different Equus Coaching exercises and helps guide you through some of the more technical aspects to help you communicate using the non-verbal language of equus. Videos in this section: Round Pen Demonstration  (33 min) Herding Exercise Demonstration (27 min) Instructional Video on Pasture […]

ECC Assignments – Lameness Labs

Given a horse’s four limbs and a variety of different strides of movement and speed, lameness in a horse is not always obvious. As an Equus Coach it will be extremely important for you to be able to identify a lame horse so that you can ensure that the horses you work with are healthy […]

ECC Assignments – Equine Care & Management

Even if you never plan to own a horse, as an Equus Coach you will be working with horses from various facilities and stables. It is important to know the basics of equine care and management so that you can work with your or others’ horses respectfully. Moreover, horse owners will be more likely to […]

March 12 – 15, 2019 – Onsite Training Workshop #2

We can’t wait to see you again! Schedule The workshop days are all-day events. Please don’t book your flight out on the afternoon of either of our last on-site days! Plan to take an evening or red-eye flight, or better yet, plan on departing the following day so you don’t miss anything! Thursday, March 12th […]

April 21, 2020 – CLASS 28: Video Review – Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Video Review – Peer Coaching Practicum Class Outline Class Evaluation for CE Credits Video call information for this week Group 1 with Renee Coach: Val G. Video: Christy M. Coach: Marni S. Video: Tina H Group 2 with Kasia Coach: Brenda M. Video: Danielle P. Coach: Michelle B. Video: Laura T. Class Video Recordings […]

December 3, 2019 – CLASS 12: Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Peer Coaching Practicum  Class Outline Class Evaluations for CE Credits Class Recordings Group 1 with Erin Client 1: Shele Jessee Coach 1: Danielle Pennewell Client 2: Laura Thomas Coach 2: Michelle Bronson Group 2 with Travis Client 1: Marni Schmid Coach 1: Val Gayes Client 2: Joanna Shipley Coach 2: Tina Hamilton […]

November 26, 2019 – CLASS 11: Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Peer Coaching Practicum  Class Outline Class Evaluation for CE Credits Class Recording Group 1 with Erin Client 1: Michelle Bronson Coach 1: Laura Thomas Group 2 with Travis Client 1: Tina Hamilton Coach 1: Joanna Shipley Recordings Erin’s Group Recording Travis’s Group Recording SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

May 5, 2020 – CLASS 30: Video Review – Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Video Review – Peer Coaching Practicum Class Outline Class Evaluation for CE Credits Video call information for this week Group 1 with Renee Coach: Gaynor L. Video: Joanna S. Group 2 with Kasia Coach: Laura T. Video: Shele J. Class Video Recordings Group 1 with Renee Click this link to download the class recording. […]

General Resources & Assignment Summary

Welcome to the online course materials! This webpage will be a location where all of your class materials, assignments and audios will be posted. Please use the resources on this page to help you stay organized and turtle step your way through the Equus Coach Training experience. To start out, here are some resources that you are […]

December 17, 2019 – CLASS 14: Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Peer Coaching Practicum  Class Outline Class Evaluation for CE Credits Class Recordings Group 1 with Erin Client 1: Danielle Pennewell Coach 1: Brenda McLamb Group 2 with Travis Client 1: Gaynor Levisky Coach 1: Christy Mayfield Group 1 with Erin Recording Group 2 with Travis Recording SaveSave

December 10, 2019 – CLASS 13: Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Peer Coaching Practicum  Class Outline Class Evaluation for CE Credits Class Recording Group 1 with Erin Client 1: Alison Hunter Coach 1: Shele Jessee Client 2: Brenda McLamb Coach 2: Alison Hunter Group 2 with Travis Client 1: Val Gayes Coach 1: Marni Schmid Client 2: Christy Mayfield Coach 2: Gaynor Levisky […]

September 24, 2019 – CLASS 3: The Seasons of Change

Live Class Topic:  The Seasons of Change Listen to the pre-recorded audio before class. Class Outline The Seasons of Change Coaching Model The Seasons of Change Diagram Class Evaluation for CEU Credits Class Audio Recording To Have Done by Class #4: Read Loving What Is or Who Would You Be Without Your Story? by Byron Katie

April 28, 2020 – CLASS 29: Video Review – Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Video Review – Peer Coaching Practicum Class Outline Class Evaluation for CE Credits Video call information for this week Group 1 with Renee Coach: Christy M. Video: Gaynor L. Part 1: Part 2: Coach: Joanna S Video: Marni S. Group 2 with Kasia Coach: Danielle P. Video: Alison H. Part 1: Part 2: Coach: […]

ECC Assignments – Equine Senses

Horses gather sensory information in some ways that are fairly similar to humans and in some ways that are quite different. As prey animals, horses pay particularly keen attention to their environment. This environment includes clients during equus coaching sessions. Consequently, understanding how horses gather information about their environment through their senses can help you […]

February 18, 2020 – CLASS 21: Equus Session Video Review

Live Class Topic:  Equus Session Video Review Class Outline Video Transcription: Expressing What I Want and Responding to Feedback Video Transcription: Following Through with My Intentions Class Video Recording VIDEO: Example of Koelle Coaching Herding: Expressing What I Want and Responding to Feedback VIDEO: Example of Koelle Coaching Herding: Following Through with My Intentions  

Recommended Reading

Recommended reading for Equus Coach Training:  Daring Greatly by Brené Brown by Class #2 focused on Vulnerability Who Would You Be Without Your Story? by Byron Katie by Class #4 focused on The Work Optional reading to support your Equus Coaching skills: Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck* Language of Emotions by Karla […]