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Introduction to Trauma-Informed Horsemanship™ – Toronto

November 16-17, 2019

Humber College – North Campus, Toronto, ON

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2019 Natural Lifemanship Conference

October 17-20, 2019

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A woman standing with a horse

EQUUSOMA™ Basics Training Intensive — Australia

August 26-30, 2019

Venue: Equine-Assisted Therapy Australia
Tallebudgera Valley, Gold Coast hinterland

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Introduction to the Polyvagal Theory

August 8, 2019

6:30pm Pacific / 9:30pm EST

Webinar for students in The Whole Horse Apprenticeship program


Trauma-Informed Care: Applying a Trauma Lens to the Animals as Well as the Humans in AAI

April 12-14, 2019

Presenter at the 15th triennial IAHAIO Conference
Science Meets Practice: Creating Healthy Environments for People and Animals
Hosted by the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations
Venue: Green Chimneys Children’s Center
Brewster, NY


EQUUSOMA™: Integrating Somatic Experiencing® and Attachment Theory into Equine-Assisted Trauma Recovery

January 23, 2019


Webinar hosted by the Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute

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EQUUSOMA™: Integrating Somatic Experiencing® and Attachment Work into Equine-Assisted Trauma Recovery

November 2-4, 2018

Plenary session at the 2018 Conference of the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP)
The Science of Connection: Honoring Somatic Intelligence
Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, California

Attachment Dynamics in Human-Animal Relationships

October 13, 2018

Panel presenter

Animals and Us: Research, Policy and Practice

The University of Windsor, Ontario

For more information, register here.

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Therapist-Assisted Horsemanship™ – Introductory Clinic

March 4, 2018


Venue: WindReach Farm, Ashburn, ON

Co-Facilitators: Todd Owens, 3 Star Parelli Instructor and Sarah Schlote, MA, RP, CCC, SEP


1st Natural Lifemanship Conference

October 18-20, 2017

Miracle Farm, Brenham, Texas,

Guest speaker for:

  • Seminar: Somatic Experiencing, Attachment and Touch in Equine-Assisted Practice (October 18)
  • Breakout sessions: October 18, 19, 20

Healing with Horses: Autumn Self-Care Retreat for Trauma Survivors

October 14-15, 2017


Venue: OZ Farm

For more information, view flyer to register.

EQUUSOMA: An Introduction to Somatic Experiencing™ Skills for Equine-Facilitated Practitioners

September 16-17, 2017


Venue: OZ Farm

For more information, view flyer to register.

International Symposium for Equine Welfare and Wellness

July 11-13, 2017

Wartenberg-Rohrbach, Germany

Guest speaker for two presentations:

  • Applying a Trauma Lens to Equine Welfare
  • EQUUSOMA™: Integrating Somatic Experiencing and Attachment Theory to Guide Equine-Facilitated Trauma Therapy


Healing with Horses Workshop Series

May 2-3, 2015: Mindful Presence
July 18-19: Attuned Relationships
September 19-20: Empowered Boundaries

Rockwood, ON


Connection: Deepen Your Relationship with Yourself and Others Through the Wisdom of the Horse

October 3-5, 2014

Rockwood, ON