2020 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.

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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 […]

Teleclass Conference Line Information

Currently, all calls are scheduled to take place on  Tuesdays at 10:00am PT/ 11:00am MT/ 12:00pm 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 […]

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 […]

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 – 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 […]

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 – 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 – 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 […]

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 […]

September 1, 2020 – 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 Audio Recording VIDEO:  Brené Brown – The […]

September 8, 2020 – 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 Audio Recording To Have Done by Class #4: Read Loving What Is or Who Would You Be Without Your Story? by Byron Katie

September 15, 2020 – 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 Recording

October 22-25, 2020 – 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, October […]

December 1, 2020 – CLASS 11: Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Peer Coaching Practicum  Class Outline Group 1 with Kasia Client 1: Gari Lister Coach 1: Brad Lande-Shannon Group 2 with Travis Client 1: Laurie McTeague Coach 1: Jenn Bauer Recordings Kasia’s Group Recording Travis’s Group Recording

December 15, 2020 – CLASS 12: Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Peer Coaching Practicum  Class Outline Group 1 with Erin Client 1: Jessica Zucal Coach 1: Kim Cusimano Client 2: Brad Lande-Shannon Coach 2: Esther George Group 2 with Travis Client 1: Deanne Rose Coach 1: Laurie McTeague Erin’s Group Recording Travis’s Group Recording

January 12, 2021 – CLASS 13: Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Peer Coaching Practicum  Class Outline Group 1 with Erin Client 1: Kim Cusimano Coach 1: Jessica Zucal Group 2 with Travis Client 1: Jenn Bauer Coach 1: Deanne Rose Client 2: Missy Taylor Coach 2: Tracy Roberts Group 1 with Erin Recording Group 2 with Travis Recording

January 26, 2021 – CLASS 14: Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Peer Coaching Practicum  Class Outline Group 1 with Erin Client 1: Esther George Coach 1: Gari Lister Group 2 with Travis Client 1: Tracy Roberts Coach 1: Missy Taylor Group 1 with Erin Recording Group 2 with Travis Recording SaveSave

February 9, 2021 – CLASS 15: Ethics Q&A

Live Class Topic: Ethics 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 on Ethics & Professional Responsibilities […]

March 11 – 14, 2021 – 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 11th […]

May 4, 2021 – 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:  Example of Koelle Coaching Herding: Expressing What I Want and Responding to Feedback Class Video Recording

May 18, 2021 – CLASS 22: Equus Session Video Review

Live Class Topic:  Equus Session Video Review Herding Video Assignment Class Outline Video Transcription: Following Through with My Intentions VIDEO: Example of Koelle Coaching Herding: Following Through with My Intentions Class Video Recording

June 15, 2021 – CLASS 24: Setting Up Your Sessions

Live Class Topic:  Setting Up Your Sessions  Class Outline 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

August 3, 2021 – CLASS 28: Video Review – Peer Coaching Practicum

Live Class Topic:  Video Review – Peer Coaching Practicum Class Outline Video call information for this week Erin Group 1 Coach: Laurie M. Video: Jenn B. Coach: Missy T. Video: Deanne R. Travis Group 2 Coach: Jessica Z. Video: Gari L. Erin Group 1 Recording Travis Group 2 Recording

October 21 – 24, 2021 – Onsite Training Practicum Review

Length: 10 minutesComplexity: Easy

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, October 21st […]