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Equine-Assistedlearning

Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) is an experiential learning approach that promotes development of life skills for educational and personal growth through hands on work with horses.

There are unlimited opportunities to teach critical life skills by partnering with horses.

Most often these sessions are ground based (non riding), however there may be times when mounted (riding) activities are incorporated. In this setting, human-equine interactions are guided by a planned learning experience to meet identified goals. Horses are social beings, much like humans, and within their herds you can observe various communication and social dynamics.

Participants become stronger, more confident, courageous, and independent when they build relationships with our horses.

Trust

Respect

Communication

Self-Control

Mindfulness

Leadership

Boundaries

Teamwork

Who’s it for?

Agape serves groups of up to 12 individuals per session. We strive for smaller, more intimate groups to allow for more engagement of participants with the horses. Programs are designed for elementary-aged youth through adults. Many of our programming partners include schools and various community organizations. Goals and lessons are designed to meet each group’s unique needs. Agape has multiple curriculum options to offer groups such as: Thinking Outside the Box, Employment Skills, Mindfulness, and How to Be Awesome that groups can choose from. Curriculums are designed to be facilitated weekly, building on the prior week’s skills.

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Interested? Let us know!

If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesnt change you. Participants will be challenged to step out of their comfort zones through this experience. Most participants have never been up close to a horse, and that is ok. Here at Agape, you will learn a little about horses and a lot about life! Complete the form below to learn more.

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