Professional Team Building Workshops

Learn How to Create a Highly Effective Team

The Equine Facilitated Learning workshop provides a dynamic process of team building, developing leadership, and fine tuning self-awareness skills through horse-human interactions.

The ability of managers and leaders to effectively embody these skills impacts the organization’s bottom line. Successful team building, interpersonal communication and conflict resolution are crucial in today’s marketplace. 

In these workshops you will learn what it takes to provide your team with the leadership, communication and structure it needs to improve performance and achieve your objectives.  While interacting with horses you will identify and focus on behavior patterns that will help you reach your full potential as a business team.   

Learn practical skills that will make you more effective and your team more productive in a fun impractical environment. 

The experiential learning of this workshop is powerful because it is kinesthetic. The lessons for active engagement with the horses are immediately applicable to your professional and personal relationships.   

You will learn communication skills that will spark true engagement versus compliance in your team. The experiential learning of the workshop will transform the participants into a creative, effective and top performing team.

Get the solutions through experiential learning that highly effective teams across the country are beginning to realize through equine assisted learning.  


While engaging with horses, individuals gain tools for assertiveness, inspiring others to greatness, creating respectful relationships and business team building. A proficiency in non-verbal communication skills is developed. 

These are specific crafted workshops based on your company's objectives that can include:

  • Expand cohesiveness and productivity within work teams and partnerships 
  • Become more consistent and congruent with actions 
  • Build trust in teams 
  • Learn and practice new ways of interacting and building trust with others 
  • Helps build strong communication skills 
  • Cultivates leadership capacity  

Approach to Equine Assisted Team Building 

All exercises are geared to fine-tuning your communication, listening, and team work skills. Experiences can include grooming, catching, walking a horse, free lunging, obstacle courses and much more. These workshops include in depth debriefing sessions to uncover the applications specific to your business.

No horse experience is needed. No riding is involved. 

The horse/human relationship...   an unconventional approach for leadership development, team building and personal growth.
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By working with the horses we had concrete experiences of approaching customers with different personalities. It moved us out of our comfort zone and taught us how to work through situations as a team."
 - Workshop Participant

Medical students at Stanford are working with horses to improve their communication and patience.

What Teams Are Saying
Contact: Stacy at Centaur Development 206-948-4026 for schedule and specific Snohomish loaction.