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Equine Experiential Learning:
Leadership Development
& Performance Improvement

Vet Petting a Horse

Discover the transformative power of Equine Experiential Learning. Unlock your leadership potential, cultivate a positive work culture, optimize team dynamics, and drive exceptional business outcomes with our transformative program.

Our program combines mindfulness, movement, and equine-assisted learning for exceptional results.

Why Use This Equine Experiential Learning?

  • Get Away and Be Present: Enjoy a rejuvenating day on our picturesque Loudoun County horse farm or find a nearby barn through our HERD Institute network.

  • Equine Assisted Learning: Develop valuable skills in communication, active listening, problem-solving, leadership, cooperation, empathy, and trust through hands-on interactions with horses as partners.

  • Unleash Organizational Performance: Overcome self-imposed limitations, build trust, and drive overall performance within your teams.

Experience the Power of Our Program As You:

  • Develop mindfulness and presence, unlocking your ability to stay focused and fully engage in the present moment.

  • Build peer-to-peer and team trust, fostering an environment of openness, support, and collaboration.

  • Master nonverbal communication cues, harnessing the subtle signals that can strengthen your interactions and understanding.

  • Forge meaningful connections and relationships, cultivating a network of valuable contacts and allies.

  • Cultivate self-awareness and empathy, gaining a deeper understanding of yourself and others, leading to stronger connections and effective leadership.

  • Adopt intentional behaviors, empowering you to take deliberate actions that align with your goals and values.

  • Embrace diverse perspectives, broadening your horizons and leveraging the strength of varied viewpoints.

  • Cultivate positive energy for effective leadership, igniting inspiration and motivation in yourself and those around you.

  • Foster a culture of communication and collaboration, creating an environment where ideas flow freely, and teamwork thrives.

  • Unleash your true potential and revolutionize your approach to leadership with our comprehensive program.

Program Highlights:

  • HERD Institute certified facilitators and experienced coaches

  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks

  • Engaging in fireside chats and debriefing sessions

  • Professional facilities

  • Customized program development


Why Horses?

  • Horses are excellent partners for experiential learning.

  • They are in tune with energy, live in the present, and react immediately to stimuli.

  • Their non-judgmental nature enhances the learning process.

  • Horses respond authentically and help learners discover their abilities to lower stress, be present, and plan effectively.


Program Structure:

  • 3-hour or full-day sessions, including:

    • Introduction

    • Grounding activity

    • Safety instruction

    • Equine-assisted learning

    • Debrief



Experience improved leadership through Equine Experiential Learning.

Contact us today to unlock your potential and drive organizational success.

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