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Calendar of Events & Trainings

Upcoming events

    • Thursday, November 07, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Teleclass: Class open to members only. Non-members should join E3A, then register. $75 per person
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    Time:  7 PM ET; 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT, and 4 PM PT

    1.5 hours duration teleclass.  Class open to members only. Non-members should join E3A, then register.   Registration closes 3 days prior to the event. 


    COST: $75 / Person

    Course Description: A primer on experiential education and the facilitation process that provides context and framework for equine-based action learning.  The concepts presented are primarily based on the book, Open to Outcome (O2O - reading is a course prerequisite).  This course will provide a basic understanding of experiential facilitation for Equine Experiential Education (E3) programming, or other equine-based work with corporations, youth or individuals.  This is the initial introduction into experiential facilitation and the training courses that follow reinforce and build upon this basic knowledge of facilitation.

     

    Prerequisite:  Please read the following book prior to the teleclass:  Open To Outcome: A Practical Guide for Facilitating and Teaching Experiential Reflection by Micah Jacobson and Mari Ruddy. Either edition is ok for class. Book can be found at Amazon.com.

    CANCELLATION POLICY:

    C1 is for members only thus all registrants must be a member in good standing to register for this teleclass. Payment is required upon registration for this teleclass. Class materials and call info will be provided two weeks prior to the call. Students may transfer a registration to another class if unable to attend in person or receive the recording of the class. No refunds are given.


    • Friday, November 08, 2019
    • 8:00 AM (CST)
    • Sunday, November 10, 2019
    • 5:00 PM (CST)
    • ANNA, TEXAS
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    3 day arena seminar from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET daily

    Registration closes 7 days prior to the event.  Class open to members only.  Non-members should join E3A, then register.

    BUNDLE RATE ONLY: $2000.00 PER PERSON

    PAYMENT IN FULL BY NOV 1ST

    E3A is also offering a $250 discount if you register for C2 and C3 AT THE SAME TIME.  Just choose the "Bundle" option on the registration page and follow the instructions. You will be asked to choose which C3 class you will be attending so please be sure to complete that information. The Registration Code required is "bundle".

    Your Host: Starr and Joe McAlexander

    Contact: smcalexander@ssyea.org phone214-542-4465

    Location: Spirit Song Youth Equestrian Academy (SSYEA)

                      805 Spirit Song Way Anna, TX 75409

    Travel information found here.

    www.ssyea.org

    Note: GPS address is 10262 County Road 290

    C2 Course Description: 

    Through an intensive small group 3 day hands-on training, class participants explore why horses, as co-facilitators, provide an experiential learning experience with value and benefits unlike any other, and how to facilitate those experiences. Takeaways include:

    • Discover the key aspects of partnership with horses in a conscious and responsible manner while embracing the wisdom of our horse partners
    • Become acquainted with the E3A horse activities, how they work, when to use them in different contexts (Corporate, Education and Personal Development), and how to custom-tailor them
    • Develop the ability to interpret the horse/human connection relative to participants individual and group actions during horse activities
    • Acquire a basic understanding of applied equine experiential facilitation and coaching techniques for trainers
    • Understand how change occurs and the powerful questions that bring out the best results during the E3 debrief
    • Begin to discover your strengths as a trainer and find your voice as a facilitator and leader

    Prerequisites:

    - C1 – Introduction to Equine Experiential Facilitation Method- based on the Book, Open to Outcome

    Questions? If you have questions about this class or any E3A training, please contact us at staff@E3Assoc.org or call 775-376-2530.  We'll be happy to help you determine if this or other training is appropriate for you.
    • Monday, November 11, 2019
    • 8:00 AM (CST)
    • Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    • 5:00 PM (CST)
    • ANNA, TEXAS
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    3 day arena seminar held 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET each day

    Registration closes 10 days prior to the event. Must be an E3A member to register. Non-members should join E3A first then proceed to registration.


    BUNDLE RATE ONLY: $2000.00 PER PERSON

    E3A is also offering a $250 discount if you register for C2 and C3 AT THE SAME TIME.  Just choose the "Bundle" option on the registration page and follow the instructions. You will be asked to choose which C3 class you will be attending so please be sure to complete that information. The Registration Code required is "bundle".

    Your Host: Starr and Joe McAlexander

    Contact: smcalexander@ssyea.org phone214-542-4465

    Location: Spirit Song Youth Equestrian Academy (SSYEA)

    805 Spirit Song Way Anna, TX 75409

    Travel information found here.

    www.ssyea.org

    Note: GPS address is 10262 County Road 290

    C3 Course Description: 

    This course is a 3 day small group facilitation practicum that provides extensive training in how to facilitate E3A horse activities inside of the corporate, education and personal development contexts.  Trainees will learn about team maturity and the team change process, and how best to facilitate individuals and teams with effective EAL debriefing techniques, plus gain experience using the StrengthsFinder assessment tool in a workshop setting.

     

     

    Also covered are steps 3-6 of the E3A workshop process involving how to:

    • Design and conduct an EAL training program based on pre- workshop assessment results,
    • Choose horse activites to achieve client goals
    • Create a post-workshop summary report that will lead to     future client consulting

    Participants will come away from this training possessing the skills required to debrief clients using effective program solutions that will improve results, teamwork and communication no matter who your target audience is.

     

    Prerequisites:

    - C1 – Introduction to Equine Experiential Facilitation Method- based on the Book, Open to Outcome

    - C2 Foundations: of Equine Experiential Education Facilitation

     

    Questions? If you have questions about this class or any E3A training, please contact us at staff@E3Assoc.org or call 775-376-2530.  We'll be happy to help you determine if this or other training is appropriate for you.


    • Thursday, November 21, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
    • Teleclass: Free for E3A members
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    MEMBER NETWORKING MEETING

    Join us for an engaging lunch and learn session with members of your E3A organization. We will hold these monthly with topics of interest suggested by YOU! Occasionally we will have a guest to spice things up with a presentation. Join us!

    • Meet n' Greet your fellow members
    • Call information will be sent out one week prior to the call 
    • YOU MUST REGISTER TO GET THE CALL INFO 
    • Registration ends 3 days prior to the event

    GUEST: KATHY MOORE, E3A Master Trainer

    Discussion Topic: The Herd Paradigm for Equine Practitioners in EAL


    • Hosted by: William Hancy and Margaret Wilson 

    William is the Founder of Chiron Revelations, LLC in Swanton, Vermont. He develops leadership, team building, and self-awareness workshops in online and classroom platforms, as well as in arenas with horses as co-facilitators. He is an experienced higher education instructor and business consultant and is a retired United States Air Force veteran. He earned a master’s degree in Organizational Development and a graduate certificate as a Hopkins Fellows in Managing Change. His certifications include Equine Experiential Education, Appreciative Inquiry, Strengthscope, Future Search, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. He enjoys hiking with his Samoyed, Juno, and raising chickens and miniature horses. To learn more about William, go to www.chironrevelations.com.

    Margaret is our very own Office Manager for E3A. She has been with us since 2015 and serves as your go-to gal for all questions regarding membership and events. She is E3A trained and looking toward certification with us.  Margaret was involved as a volunteer and board member with a PATH center in Dallas,TX before she moved to Denver, CO. Her coaching career began with Melisa Pearce as her mentor, enrolling in The Equine Gestalt Coaching Certification program and graduated in 2011. She later traveled to CA and studied with Arianna Strozzi at Sky Horse Ranch and was certified as an Equine Guided Educator. Margaret founded her own equine experiential coaching business Authenticity With Horses in 2012 in Evergreen, CO. She is passionate about serving individuals to discover their own passions and reach for their fullest potential as a human being while embracing their authentic self. See more at http://www.authenticity-with-horses.com.

Registration and Cancellation Information


For C1 teleclass:

C1 is for members only thus all registrants must be a member in good standing to register for this teleclass. Payment is required upon registration for this teleclass. Class materials and call info will be provided two weeks prior to the call. Students may transfer a registration to another class if unable to attend in person or receive the recording of the class. No refunds are given.

C2 arena class:

This class has a prerequisite of attending C1 teleclass. Payment terms for early bird pricing requires payment prior to the early bird deadline stated in the event details (30 days prior to start of event). Bundle pricing which means attending both C2 & C3 at the same event (or attend C3 at a later date within the same or next year) requires full payment six weeks (45 days) prior to the start of the C2 event.

C3 arena class:

This class has a prerequisite of attending C2. Payment terms for early bird pricing requires payment prior to the early bird deadline stated in the event details (30 days prior to start of event). Bundle pricing which means attending both C2 & C3 at the same event (or attend C3 at a later date within the same or next year) requires full payment six weeks (45 days) prior to the start of the C2 event. Please sign up in advance so we know that you are planning to attend an event.  Registration closes prior to the event as noted on the event description.  Also, all events are subject to a minimum number of attendees and dates may change.  E3A will evaluate attendance to all events in order to determine if an event will be held or rescheduled, as follows:
    • 3 days prior to the event for Teleclasses and Teleconference Meetings
    • 30 days prior to the event for Face-to-Face Events and Training Programs
  • E3A can always schedule more training programs at most locations if we can get at least 10 participants - please contact E3A at 775-376-2530 or Staff@E3Assoc.org to learn more about hosting a training program.
  • Members:  In order to receive your membership discount, please log in to this website prior to registering.

Cancellation Policy for all on-site workshops:

E3A reserves the right to cancel a training if there are not enough participants and will confirm an event 6 weeks prior to the start date. E3A encourages participants to not purchase plane tickets prior to 6 weeks from the event and confirmation has been given.

All paid registrations are eligible for transfer to another workshop event within a year from original registration. Registration can be transferred from one registrant to another person without penalty or administrative fee. 

  • Full refund: If cancellation is received in writing up to 30 days prior to the event less a $50 administrative cancellation fee.
  • 50% refund: If cancellation is received in writing between 14-30 days prior to the event less a $50 administrative cancellation fee. 
  • No refund: If cancellation is received in writing less than 14 days prior to the event. 

In all cases, registration can be transferred to a future training, if that training occurs within one (1) year from the original training date without an administrative cancellation fee.


Registration can be transferred from one registrant to another person without penalty or administrative fee.

    Phone: 775-376-2530
    Email: staff@e3assoc.org 

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    Reno, Nevada 89533

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