What the Horses Heard

  • HorseHeard involved in Research

    Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Clavell-Bate on achieving her Doctorate. Titled: “An exploration of the experience and impact of Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) on a group of Year 5 children in a mainstream primary school” HorseHeard were delighted to take part in this research.  You can read a summary of the research here.

  • Self-awareness versus reality?

    HorseHeard associate Zara Myers explores the benefit in developing our self-awareness. Are you able to talk about your strengths or weaknesses and which way does the balance sway?  Is the inclination towards your weaknesses rather than your strengths or vice versa?  How many people do you know that would accept the challenge of being told […]

  • Should horses become part of the curriculum?

    Mental health and well-being is becoming a more openly talked about subject in the Furness area. It has been identified as one of the key areas where improvements need to be made in adults and children. Education is no longer just about being academic; the need for educating children in resilience, emotional competence and confidence […]

  • HorseHeard Newsletter – Winter 2014/2015

    We are pleased to announce the first edition of our newsletter “What the Horses Heard”. We will producing this on a semi-annual basis, providing updates on programmes and activities around the UK. We hope that you enjoy the read and thank you for your support and friendship to date. Click here to view the newsletter

  • Just let the horses show them the way …..

    I have just been looking at some promotional work and thought there were some great observations in that exercise just to remind us why this work is so wonderful for young people. So I have adapted some of those for reflection here, I hope that you agree the sentiments…..   The principal aim of our […]

  • An honest reaction from an independent

    Follow the link below to read an honest and candid reaction from someone with no real previous experience who joined us at Checkendon Equestrian Centre in April. It summarizes her experiences of sharing the day with the young people and horses, and beautiful explains how and why this is such a powerful medium. http://essyswishes.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/is-there-shakespeare-moment-in-your.html