“The horse knows.

He knows if you know.

He knows if you don’t know.”

– Ray Hunt

About Bookcliff Equine

EGALA Certified

Bookcliff Equine Assisted Learning is certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA.) We adhere to the EAGALA model and ethical standards.

We offer a variety of EAL classes for all ages that focus on life skills such as:

  • Mindful living/stress management
  • Emotional Awareness
  • Healthy Boundaries/ Relationships
  • Anti-Bullying

And lots more..

 Bookcliff Equine has certified teachers and curriculum development experts on staff who can create customized programs that focus on improving specific skills as well!

Using the EAGALA model of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP), BOOKCLIFF EQUINE can assist clients in improving their mental and emotional health and wellness in a variety of areas, including but not limited to:

  • Mindfulness Development/Stress Management
  • Behavioral Struggles/Emotional Regulation
  • Trauma
  • Communication/Relationship Issues

We can also provide an extra layer of support for you by partnering with your current mental health provider on diagnoses such as:

  • Depression/Anxiety
  • PTSD/STS
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Abuse

Are you looking for a unique, fun and effective development experience for your work team? We can design a half or full day EAL program for your corporate team that is tailored to your organization’s goals.

Let us give your team the boost it needs in areas like:

  • Stress management
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Goal setting
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork

We can also incorporate other restorative activities into your custom program such as yoga, massage therapy and nature hikes; all at our scenic and peaceful ranch in Western Colorado

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OUR CLASSES

Horse Wise - Living Mindfully 101

Come. Be. Breathe.

HorseWise – Living Mindfully 101

This 4 part class combines Insight Mindfulness practices with  Equine Assisted Learning techniques to help you increase self  awareness, decrease stress and live more freely in the present moment.

We will focus on learning the foundations of mindfulness practice to calm and quiet the mind, open the heart and start developing your own home practice.

No horse experience necessary. All activities take place on the ground (no riding.)

Age 18 and up

cost: $200 per session

Session 1 – Thursdays: June 6, 13, 20, 27;  5:30-7:30 pm

 Session 2 – Thursdays: July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1;  5:30-7:30 pm

*Pre-registration is required. You can pre-register and pay with cash or check by contacting us; or hit the Sign Up button to pre-register and pay with a credit card or PayPal.

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HorseWise-Living Mindfully 201

Awareness. Compassion. Transformation.

HorseWise-Living Mindfully 201

Bookcliff Equine is offering a new class in our HorseWise series, HorseWise- Living Mindfully 201.

This 4 part class builds upon the foundations of Insight Mindfulness taught in our 101 class.

Together with our equine partners, we will deepen our mindfulness practice and explore how mindfulness skills can help us work with difficult emotions, change unhealthy thought patterns and manage pain in the body.

No horse experience necessary. All activities take place on the ground (no riding.)

 Prerequisite: Horse Wise-Living Mindfully 101

Ages 18 and up

cost: $200 per session

Session 1 – Tuesdays: July 9, 16, 23, 30; 5:30- 7:30 pm

Session 2 – Tuesdays: August 6, 13, 20, 27; 5:30- 7:30 pm

*Pre-registration is required. You can pre-register and pay with cash or check by contacting us; or hit the Sign Up button to pre-register and pay with a credit card or PayPal.

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HorseWise - Youth

Come SEE what it’s all about!

HorsePower Youth Life Skills

Come SEE what it’s all about!

Join us for our HorsePower Youth class. In this 4 session class you will partner up with horses (and maybe some donkeys and a mule) to learn about Self awareness, Emotions and Empathy (Get it? SEE.)

This is your place to have fun, interact with horses in a safe, positive environment and learn about you!

No horse experience necessary. All activities take place on the ground (no riding.)

Ages 11-14

cost: $200 per person

Fridays: June 28, July 5, 12, 19; 9:00-11:00 a.m.

*Pre-registration is required. You can pre-register and pay with cash or check by contacting us, or hit the Sign Up button to pre-register and pay with a credit card or PayPal.

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Create Your Own Class

Contact us to create your customized class.

Create Your Own Class!

Don’t quite see the right fit?

We can create a custom class for any age group. We have lots of EAL programs to choose from, or we can custom design an age appropriate EAL curricula to fit your group’s goals. Bookcliff Equine has certified teachers and curriculum development experts  on staff who can create your customized programs.

*Minimum of 3 people is required for a custom class.

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