Learn communication and intimacy skills
Develop clarity of intention and focus
Practice mindful meditation
This equine facilitated experiential learning process work is suitable
for individuals of any age interested in achieving clarity of life
purpose, rewarding interpersonal relationships, and
compassionate heart centered communication skills. Carefully
structured interactive exercises are designed to create
bonding, promote team building, and develop personal insights.
These workshops and seminars are available worldwide.
In the Presence of Horses
From the Pony Paddock - A Resident is teaching AIA Interns her
stroking method to obtain coherence with Joe's heart. Classes are
each Tuesday at 9 to 10:15 am at the Haciendas at the River.
Schedule an Individual Student Intensive Workshop
Personally designed intensive study with Barbara Rector & the
AIA staff, human & equine in AIA Equine Facilitated Experiential
Learning process work.
Here to download the Informational Flyer (pdf)
The HERD Institute: Interview with Barbara
Listen to the uplifting interview conducted by Dr. Veronica Lac of The HERD
Institute where she explores Barbara's experiences and inspiration that
helped to galvanize the Adventure In Awareness concepts of the horse and
human bond and how it afftects the mental, physical and spiritual well
being of people.
Dave Harris: "Barbara's Stories Through Her Perpetual Lens"
Presenting Dave Harris' conversation with one of the pioneers of Equine
Facilitated Psychotherapy and Equine Facilitated Learning, Barbara K. Rector.
In the Presence of Horses:
Older Adult Community Embraces (EAL)
Adventures In Awareness's program In The Presence of Horses is a featured article in the Spring 2019 issue
of PATH International's
magazine. Read about how the pioneering studies by
Barbara Rector, Ann Alden and Ann Baldwin into the
horse-human bond affects the health and well-being
of people. See how this research blossomed into wellness program,
In The Presences of Horses, facilitated by Barbara and
Adventures In Awareness at The Hacienda at the River
and benefiting the lives of the elderly
James Brady Professional Achievement Award Winners
Equine Sedrvices for Heroes
This award is presented in the name of James
Brady to recognize a professional who has made contributions in
the creation or development of industry-advancing ideas,
initiatives, programs or events, and the winner will demonstrate
a sustained and lasting contribution to the EAAT industry, both
within and outside of PATH Intl.The James Brady Professional
Achievement Award recognizes the contributions made to the field
of equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT).
New senior community in Tucson to include horse experience
Adventures in Awareness is at the forefront, pinoeering a radical new approach for assisted
living, skilled nursing, short term rehabilitation, and Hospice
that all include access to the horses as foundation.
Leadership with Heart is participant-centered and
Since 80% of human interaction is non-verbal communication,
Leadership with Heart uses non-verbal horse behavior to simulate
team dynamics for new insights.