How does Herd 2 Human Work
The interspecies communication, horsemanship methods and philosophies of Herd 2 Human is an understanding and practice of specific methods and philosophies, as well as supporting science that creates unique relationships between horses and humans. In addition to being an effective and rewarding relationship building modality, Herd 2 Human has proven to be an effective aid in trauma therapy, anger management and general mental wellbeing.
The principals shared in Herd 2 Human
How might Herd 2 Human help humans trying to recover from trauma?
Herd to Human teaches us:
> How to create a safe place for the horse
> How important it is that we share energy between humans and horses, as well as human to human, and how that energy affects us.
> How to put the horse’s fears in perspective (reframing past experiences)
> The importance of being real for the horse
> How to listen to the answers to our own questions
> How to experience our own value by becoming effective leaders for the horse
> How we might apply these same principles to our human relationships
> How to apply specific self-awareness and response practices to daily life situations based on how we might have reacted in the past versus how we can respond as a result of the cognitive experiences we develop by communicating with the horse.
Time spent in a talking circle getting to know each other and learning about equine behavior. This time may include meditation, intuitive writing and inspirational work.
Some one-on-one time in the arena with an instructor.
Working as a group experiencing hands-on what is learned in the classroom.
Horse Specialist: A Herd 2 Human Certified Instructor
Program schedule for groups of 4 – 6 students
Sessions are 2 hours once per week for 6 weeks. Those 2 hours go by fast when gathering in groups and working with horses. One of the most common comments made by students is that they wish they had more time with the horses. It is necessary to spend time as a group before working with the horses. Students that are late miss important information needed in the arena. Please make it your goal to be on time for classes.
NOTE: The following schedule is sometimes condensed into a 3-day intensive class for those traveling a distance to attend.
Two hour sessions once per week:
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