2022 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

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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

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Currently, all calls are scheduled to take place on Tuesdays at 2:00pm PT/ 3:00pm MT/ 4:00pm CT/ 5:00pm 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 following […]

Recommended Reading

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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

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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 Intro to Ethics, Agreements, and the Rhythm of a Coaching Session (35 minutes) Intro to Ethical Decision Making Model (8 minutes) Google Worksheet Link: Ethics & Professional Responsibility

ECC Assignments – Equus Coaching Skills

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Below are a variety of demonstration videos demonstrating 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 Advance & Retreat  (18 min) Instructional […]

ECC Assignments – Equine Senses

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

ECC Assignments – Review of the Equine Skeleton [Optional]

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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 […]

September 13, 2022 – CLASS 2: Trust, Safety, and Vulnerability

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Live Class Topic: Trust, Safety, and Vulnerability Class Outline Class Audio Recording Pre-work Watch these two TEDX videos before class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCvmsMzlF7o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psN1DORYYV0 Download the PDF Daring Greatly Reading guide here and answer the questions on Page 1. Review the Student ECC Participation Agreement that you signed upon enrollment and have it available during class.

September 20, 2022 – CLASS 3: The Seasons of Change

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Live Class Topic:  The Seasons of Change Class Outline The Seasons of Change Coaching Model 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 27, 2022 – CLASS 4: The Work

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Live Class Topic:  The Work Class Outline To Have Done: Read The Little Book by Byron Katie Optional:  Download more tools from Byron Katie on her website: Go to Tools to Do the Work Review the videos on the See the Work page to get a feel for this process Class Recording

November 3-6, 2022 – Onsite Training Workshop #1

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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 […]

March 23 – 26, 2023 – Onsite Training Workshop #2

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Live Class Topic: Group Mentoring 5 and 6 – Observed Coaching with Feedback 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 […]

May 30, 2023 – CLASS 22: Equus Session Video Review

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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

June 13, 2023 – CLASS 23: Equus Session Video Review

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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

July 11, 2023 – CLASS 25: Setting Up Your Sessions

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Live Class Topic:  Setting Up Your Sessions  Class Outline Herding Video Assignment 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 2 – 5, 2023 – Onsite Training Practicum Review

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Live Class Topic:  Live Group Mentoring – Observed Coaching with Feedback 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 […]