EFL for the Younger Child
The HeArt and Science of Horse Wisdom
Equine Facilitated Learning
With all that is happening in the news, the world, in families and communities, sometimes a child needs extra help in making sense of it all. While wanting the best life for their child, parents are also affected, many times stressed and anxious and seeking support and answers.
The HeArt and Science of Horse Wisdom provides a quiet place, close in town, away from electronics, among Mesquites and horses to let down the guard, to breathe and relax. Being out in nature, or Vitamin N, as some name it, is essential for health and well-being. This is where learning occurs naturally.
When a young child or teen engages with a large sentient being – the horse –can you image what happens in their minds and their hearts? Can you imagine how a parent can light up with hope and joy as they watch their child enjoying themselves while learning valuable life skills with the Horse?
The magic happens by offering a calm, safe, judgment free zone for the child to create, stand in and experience directly, their own wondrous, strong and beautiful self.
Through horse care, art, grooming, reading with horses, coloring in a book based on emotions and horses, playing, planning and creating an interactive memory book, leading, following and communicating – verbally and non-verbally the child will gain, in a relatively short time the following benefits, for which the science of neurobiology is providing clinical evidence.
Safety skills and horse care are stressed on the first visit. All activities are on the ground, with NO riding.
We practice Experiential Learning. This is not considered conventional licensed therapy. If you are working with a therapist, we collaborate with hands-on skills to augment your child behavioral skills plan either directly in the horse sessions with your therapist or with other modes of communication.
Diana Will 520-971-9717
BSW. EponaQuest recommended instructor, HeartMath Certified coach, Reiki master