National Equine Institute of Growth through Healing, Inc.
A 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit
Focused on empowering individuals by equipping them with the tools necessary, while providing safety, trustworthiness, choice, and collaboration to improve communication, confidence, and post traumatic growth by partnering with horses. Our programs provide Trauma Informed Care (TIC).
WHO WE ARE
Here at the National Equine Institute of Growth through Healing, Inc. (N.E.I.G.H.) we develop and deliver life-enriching, educational activities that can bring empowerment, healing, and behavior improvement through our equine and human behavior programs. We support this mission with evidence-based outcomes. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact on those we serve.
As seen on the Military Makeover with Montel on Lifetime TV.
THROUGH THE HORSE'S EYES
Horses have a unique way of sensing and mimicking human behavior and emotions. Equine Assisted Therapy allows humans to interact and connect with horses and each other in a non-threatening, non-judgmental atmosphere. Through these interactions, emotional and behavioral tendencies are uncovered and encountered under the supervision of a certified instructor.
The Constance Project and Beyond the Call are innovative programs that have been proven to have a positive impact on their participants. They are unique in that they use the reactions of a horse to its handler to vividly demonstrate the way we communicate with one another. Both programs are thought-provoking experiences that cause participants to strongly consider the way they treat others and how they view themselves.
Youth Programs Available
Youth Programs for kids ages 12 - 18. Trauma Informed Care (TIC) that provide equine assisted therapy and recovery to help with symptoms of Trauma, Anxiety, Depression and more.
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3 Day Certification: Post-Traumatic Growth with the EMOTIONAL COAT® Model
Mary McNall, Sean McNall, Gannon McNall, Kazmiera Miller
Become certified and gain knowledge in trauma informed care and communication strategies for work with military veterans, law enforcement, firefighters, EMS personnel and their families!
"At my first session, Lilly (one of the horses we work with) came up and hugged me. I immediately felt the weight of the world lift off of my shoulders... This program has helped me form a different perspective on life and the way I view things, especially things that are out of my control. "
JON P. | MAYVILLE, NEW YORK
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