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Sat, Dec 11



Do horses dissociate? Online learning event for equine professionals from all disciplines

Turn on your instinct for identifying and understanding the potential signs of dissociation and learned helplessness in horses. We will provide practical, real-world examples through video and story-telling. You will come away with methods and tools you can use immediately with horses and clients.

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Do horses dissociate? Online learning event for equine professionals from all disciplines
Do horses dissociate? Online learning event for equine professionals from all disciplines

Time & Location

Dec 11, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST


About the event

About the Facilitators: 

Rebecca J. Hubbard, LMFT and Reccia Jobe, NLC-EP own and operate Pecan Creek Ranch, where they and other professionals partner with horses to provide personal healing and growth services with a focus on practices incorporating The Natural LIfemanship Institute training and certification. They work with clients age 3 and up providing a client-centered, whole-person (body, mind, spirit) apporach to healing and growth. You can learn more about them and Pecan Creek Ranch here.

In the professional realm, Rebecca and Reccia have been partnering for the last 5 years to tackle the gap in application of learning  between healthy relational practices with humans and those with horses. This is where their interest and focus on horses and dissociation took flight. They have worked together and with other professionals in the field, learning about various approaches, theories, and methods to better understand the signs our horses are showing that they are not fully present, aware, or willingly participating (cooperating in NL terms) in relation to their environment and others. Their ongoing experiences with therapy clients and horses continue to endlessly deepen their understanding and abililty to recognize and help others recongnize, name, and treat detrimental forms of dissociation.

About the Webinar: 

In this webinar, they will share their learning and provide video examples of horses who may be operating on a dissociative continuum. They will provide real-life examples and list specific signs that will help you become more adept at identifying these different states in horses. While this webinar has a leaning toward applicaiton in a therapeutic setting, it applicable and important information across many disciplines of horsemanship, care, and training. And it is information that is RARELY explored and considered in horse care, treatment, and training.

You will learn:

- How dissociation is defined

- How it looks in comparison to humans

- Why it is important to be able to identify dissociative indicators in horses

- Specific objective visible external cues that could indicate a form of dissocation (video and pictoral examples)

- Subjective, internal, personal cues (your innate abilities) that will help you identify dissociation

- Exercises you can use right away to help unlock your innate ability to identify dissociation in others.


  • Do horses dissociate Webinar

    This ticket will give you access to the live webinar and to the recording afterward.

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