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Our Life on the Ladder cards are a fun and useful tool for facilitating and guiding conversations and experiences around understanding the clues, emotions, behviors and body language that tell us whether or not another person is available to hear and relate to us. Are they in fight/flight? Are they shut down, or are they feeling safe and connecte? Perfect for working with families, groups, and individuals. A useful tool for simplifying the ideas and applications of Nervous system arousal in mammals. They are also a wonderful tool for preparing clients who work with equines to learn to understand and respond to body language. 


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This deck of plastic cards uses photos of horses to depict the physiological autonomic arousal continuum, body language and emotions. This deck consists of 54 cards and is a tool to help individuals identify the different aspects of the physiological arousal continuum so that they can learn to recognize it in their lives and the lives of others. Understanding this continuum allows us to interact with ourselves and others more compassionately and effectively.



  • Size: 2.75'' x 4.75'' (70mm x 120mm)
  • No. of cards: 54 Cards
  • Card stock:Plastic (100%)

  • Packaging: Zip pouch

  • Note: Any red dotted lines shown around the border will not be printed which is used by the designer for print bleeding reference only

Life on the Ladder Cards

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