“The horse knows.

He knows if you know.

He knows if you don’t know.”

– Ray Hunt

***COVID 19 UPDATE***

In compliance with the Colorado state “Safer at Home” order, we have a Covid 19 business plan on file with Garfield County. We also now offer online Mindfulness classes and coaching. 

BOOKCLIFF EQUINE ASSISTED LEARNING provides a unique and effective mode of psychotherapy and wellness development called Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) and Equine Assisted Learning (EAL), as well as Mindfulness classes and coaching.

Our main goal is to empower our clients to transform their lives. We work with children, adults, couples, families and groups. We also work with corporate teams.

At BOOKCLIFF EQUINE, we are client-centered, and solution focused. 

In other words, we believe in our clients’ abilities to create their own solutions

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.

All levels of horse experience are welcome. All activities take place on the ground (no riding.)

Age 18 and up

Price: $90

  • Fall Session: TuesdaysSeptember 8, 15, 22, 29; 5:30-7:30

This course is now being offered through Colorado Mountain College (CMC) –  Community Education. 

Hit the Sign Up button below to learn more and sign up.

HorseWise-Living Mindfully 201

Awareness. Compassion. Transformation.

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 respond wisely to our emotions, create healthy thought patterns and tend to our bodies with compassion.

All levels of horse experience are welcome. All activities take place on the ground (no riding.)

 Prerequisite: Horse Wise-Living Mindfully 101

Ages 18 and up

Price: sliding fee scale: $60-$120

  • Fall SessionTuesdays: Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27; 5:30-7:30 pm

*Pre-registration is required.

To pay with a credit card or PayPal, hit the “Sign Up” button below.

Please contact us to pre-register and pay with cash or check. 

Living Mindfully 101/201 (online course)

Calm the mind. Open the heart. Be present.

Living Mindfully  (online)

In this class series, you will learn the theory and fundamental practices of Insight Mindfulness to help you increase self  awareness, decrease stress and live more freely in the present moment.

Living Mindfully 101: In this class, 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 prior experience necessary. All levels of Mindfulness practitioners are welcome.

Living Mindfully 201 (prerequisite=Living Mindfully 101): In this class,  we will deepen our mindfulness practice, and explore how  mindfulness skills can help us respond wisely to our emotions, create healthy thought patterns and tend to our bodies with compassion. 

These are 4-part classes that meet once per week for 4 consecutive weeks. Each weekly session is 90 minutes. Class will take place online via live feed video chat. A phone in option will also be available.

Living Mindfully 101:

  • Fall Session: Thursdays: October 8, 15, 22, 29; 7-8:30 pm
  • Winter Session: Tuesdays: January 5, 12, 19, 26; 7-8:30 pm

Living Mindfully 201:

  • Fall Session: Tuesdays: November 10, 17, 24 & December 1; 7-8:30 pm
  • Winter Session: Tuesdays: February 9, 16, 23 & March 2; 7-8:30 pm

*Pre-registration is required.

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 years old

Price: sliding fee scale: $60-$120

Will be returning Spring of 2021!

*Pre-registration is required.

To pay with a credit card or PayPal, hit the “Sign Up” button below.

Please contact us to pre-register and pay with cash or check. 

(Are you looking for an EAL class for a different age group or skill set? Please contact us if you would like to schedule a custom Youth Mindfulness class for 2020. )