The Reflective Horse offers opportunities to gain hands-on experience working with horses based on mutual trust and understanding, learning the therapeutic aspects of interaction with horses, Equine Guided Empowerment™ and Somatic Riding®. Both internships and mentorships are fully customized based on individual goals and provide individualized opportunities through TRH’s collaborations with equine enterprises across the globe.
An internship with The Reflective Horse is for young people of college age, who have an interest and flair for horses and their spiritual role. Internships are customized to lead the participant on his or her own journey and emphasize responsibility, commitment, and education. Education will focus on enhanced understanding of horses as sentient beings, partnership, herd dynamics, communication skills, as well as somatic awareness. Introduction to a wide range of animal husbandry opportunities are a part of the program.
Internships are intended to prepare participants for entrance into Equine Therapy or other equine or animal related professional fields. EAGALA or EGE certification are an advantage and/or a commitment to related study.
Candidates should have previous experience and be confident in working with and around horses. An interest or study in horse care, management, animal science, psychology and or communications is required. EAGALA or EGE certifications are of benefit.
Location: Northern California foothills.
Internships are unpaid and require interns' own vehicle and housing, enrollment is ongoing.
Please contact us for more information about applying.
TRH Somatic Riding® Mentorships
Mentorships with The Reflective Horse® provide a unique view into mutually respectful and empowering partnerships with horses through the study of techniques developed by Cassandra Ogier. Teachings are customized, based on individual needs and experience.
Candidates are already in partnership with their own horse or horses. Candidates must have completed Levels 1 - 3 TRH Somatic Riding workshops or studied privately with TRH.
Typically 12 sessions over 12 months. Customized to candidates needs and experience.
California only: on-site services or private clinics can be arranged.
Please contact us for more information.