The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 44 | Building community with our horses with Equine Researcher Emily Kieson

 

What a fantastic follow up episode with Emily Kieson, Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning and PhD Graduate of Oklahoma State University! Her extensive research focuses on equine-human interactions and equine behavioural psychology. In this fascinating episode we discussed her new understandings of how horses and humans connect, and what we can do daily to increase our connection with our own horses. What is coming forward in her research is very different from our current understanding of horse-human relationship, and challenges some of commonly used training practices and foundational aspects of our equine-human relationships. I was once again on the edge of my seat, and I have a feeling you will be too! 

Emily works closely with MiMer Centre, a Swedish non-profit focused on research and education in horses and humans and collaborates with international scientists, universities, and equine therapy programs to improve research and education in equine-human interactions.  She has over 20 years working full time with horses, ten of which has been in equine-assisted therapies, works as an equine specialist in mental health and learning (ESMHL) with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) and has certifications and training as an equine specialist in many other models of equine-assisted therapies. 

Episode 46 | TTouch explained with Robyn Hood and Sinead McCann

Episode 46 | TTouch explained with Robyn Hood and Sinead McCann

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Episode 43 | Releasing residual tension with Anna Marciniak

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Episode 42 | Creating safety for your horse with Violet van Hees

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The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 42 | Creating safety for your horse with Violet van Hees Season 3 is proving to be awesome so far! In this episode, I sit down with Violet van Hees to talk about safety - how to create it with our horses, how it looks and...

Episode 41 | Taming Wild + Restoring Trust with Elsa Sinclair

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