Equine Facilitated Learning in Leicestershire

Children’s Services

We have worked with children from a wide spectrum of backgrounds, including individuals with diagnosed learning disabilities, mental health conditions and/or a history of trauma, abuse or bullying. The results have been consistently positive and, often, life changing.

Our clients report that the sessions taught them more about themselves than they could ever imagine. They also facilitate stronger, more positive relationships within the school environment, as well as at home.

The Resilience Programme

Teaching children the psychological skills they need to be resilient and manage stressors in an ever more stressful world.  Resilience is the ability to cope with a crisis or setback and bounce back to pre-crisis status quickly, thereby protecting yourself from the potential negative effects of stressors.

Our two-day course is designed to provide your children with the psychological skills they need to be resilient in the face of stress and to turn a crisis into a challenge to overcome or even an opportunity.

The ‘I Can Do’ Programme

Having good self-esteem and confidence are crucial for personal and profession progression in adulthood. Instilling and improving the psychological skills for sustaining confidence and self-esteem in children can help provide them with the tools they will need to attain their goals, whatever they may be, in the future, as well as helping maintain mental wellbeing.

Our confidence course is run over two-days, providing a comprehensive psychological learning experience.

Positive Parenting

This course can be booked by parents or guardians of children with ADHD and Autism or children who have experienced mental health issues or trauma. Based on the Horse Boy methods of Rupert Isaacson’s trainers from Texas and the Epona work of Linda Kohanov in the USA, this course will teach:

  • How to manage anxiety and stress
  • How to help the process of healing trauma
  • Emotional intelligence and emotional agility
  • Understanding how to manage your child’s behaviours and patterns

The courses are typically run on a Saturday morning.

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