Online Course held from January 6, 2020- March 2, 2020 . Limited spaces available. Enrollment begins November 20, 2019 and will remain open until spaces are filled.
HERD is an 8 week intensive online course that focuses on the personal aspects of horsemanship. Designed to help you unlock the power within to connect and communicate on a deeper level, HERD offers a deep dive into one key element per section, with each section lasting 2 weeks. Each element will provide you the tools to explore both your horsemanship and your Self with greater awareness and insight. This course explores concepts and practices which can be used to facilitate growth in any equestrian discipline or training style, whether you are seeking to communicate more effectively in training, or simply to connect on a deeper level in life.
Each section will consist of a series of pre-recorded video lectures, a curated collection of literature that expand on the weekly topic, and a video clip to analyze and answer questions about. There will be an essay/reflective writing prompt on that sections topic, and an interactive group meeting at the end of each section with open discussion to further develop the conversation on the topic. Group meetings will be held on Sundays, at two separate times to accommodate students in various time zones. The lectures and literature for each section will be accessible at any time during the course on the course platform, and there will be private course forum on which students can post for group discussions pertaining to or in relation to the course/horsemanship in general.
This course is open to international participants, but all texts, lectures, and group meetings will be in English. Participants are not required to own a horse, nor is it necessary to be working with a horse to complete this course. Participants from all training styles are welcome, this course is not limited to those who work at liberty, nor does it require an interest in liberty. HERD is a course intended to facilitate growth within the human with the goal of providing exercises, tools, awareness, and knowledge with which you can grow as a person as well as further develop your abilities as an equestrian.
HERD Topics (to remain open to changes as inspiration shifts)
Section 1: Speaking the Universal Language: How Becoming Fluent in the Language of Emotion Clears the Pathway for Communication
Section 2: Your Perspective Shapes Your Reality: How Shifting Internally Shifts Everything
Section 3: Visualization and the Power of Mirror Neurons: At the Crossroads of Meditation and Movement Science
Week 4: Integrating the Lessons of the Herd: An Invitation to Authenticity
Early Enrollment Pricing (November 20, 2019 – November 30, 2019): $289
Standard Enrollment Pricing (December 1, 2019 onward): $319
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