“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!

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

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
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OUR CLASSES

Horse Wise - Awakening

Awaken to your true nature.

Horse Wise – Awakening

Awaken to your true nature.

This 6 part class will combine mindfulness practices derived from the  ancient teachings of Vipassana meditation with Equine Assisted Learning techniques. Together we will explore the workings of our own minds, in order to live more fully and joyfully in the present, and uncover the inherent wisdom that is our true nature.

No horse experience necessary. All activities take place on the ground. Novice and experienced horse persons alike will benefit from being fully present in each moment with our equine partners.

Age 18 and up

cost: $300 per person

  • HW-AW: Thursday evenings, April 4, 11, 18, 25 & May 2, 9; 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

Come. Be. Breathe.

HorseWise-Living Mindfully

 Come. Breathe. Be.

This 4 session class will combine Equine Assisted Learning techniques with mindfulness practices to help you increase self awareness, decrease stress and tap into your own inner wisdom.

No horse experience necessary. This is not a riding class. All activities take place on the ground. Novice and experienced horse persons alike will benefit from interacting with horses in a unique way.

Age 16 and up

cost: $200 per person

  • HW-LM: Tuesday evenings, April 9, 16, 23, 30, 25; 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!

HorseWise – Youth

Come SEE what it’s all about!

This is 4 session class will utilize Equine Assisted Learning techniques to help you increase Self awareness, Explore and manage your Emotions, and develop Empathy so you can create relationships with family and friends that are based on kindness and understanding.  (Get it? SEE.)

No horse experience necessary. This is your place to have fun, interact with horses in a safe, positive environment and learn about you!

 Ages 10-15

cost: $200 per person

  • HWY: New classes coming this Summer!

*Pre-registration is required. You can pre-register and pay with cash or check by contacting us; 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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