At HORSEACCORD we believe the horse offers valuable information about ourselves that we can apply to everyday situations in life.

Horses serve as LIVING BREATHING METAPHORS and powerful STAND-INS for the people, issues, and challenges in the client’s life

Equine Assisted Learning

EAL focuses on education and learning specific skills as defined by the individual or group. EAL is a highly interactive and experiential learning approach utilising ground-based activities with horses. There are endless ways to apply EAL ranging from teambuilding for organisations, leadership skills for a school or youth group, or communication skills for couples or families. Sessions are set in the beautiful outdoors and conducted by a team consisting of a certified mental health professional and horse specialist, and horses.

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Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Discover yourself through our professional counselling and therapeutic programs. EAP is a brief solution-focussed therapy utilising ground-based activities with horses and is suitable for individuals, groups, couples, and families. Offering an alternative to traditional “talk therapy” EAP has proven to be effective for all ages and a wide range of issues. Sessions are set in the beautiful outdoors and conducted by a therapy team consisting of a licensed mental health professional and horse specialist, and horses.

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Programs for Life & Growth

Life skill programs are designed to promote interpersonal and social competency. You will learn skills for life in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Guided ground-based activities with horses will help develop skills to better manage everyday challenges at home, work and school. This hands on innovative experiential approach leads to increased self awareness, self understanding, and personal growth. It also provides people with the opportunity to learn valuable social skills…

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Corporate & Organisations

The horse-human interaction awakens individuals and teams to their full potential. Equine assisted team and leadership training programs provide fun, lively, action based teamwork in an out of the office setting. The ground based activities are specifically designed to promote group cohesion and effective management, self awareness, communication skills, and team building. Activities can have general themes or cater to specific areas such as problem solving, leadership, resiliency…

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Candesa and Darryl, and their herd of horses, reside on a 5 acre property bordered by the Albert River in Stapylton, just south of Brisbane, Australia. Easy access off the M1 at Yatala North Exit 38. The property offers a welcoming rural environment inviting you into the tranquillity of nature. Read more about HorseAccord.

Testimonials: What Our Clients Say

100% customer satisfaction Is our First Priority. Below are some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.

Was a truly amazing day! Thank you Candesa for organising this for our young people. It was incredible to see several of my young people in this environment. I highly recommend any CMs to go along, if you get the opportunity. Stephanie

Case Manager, LWB

I was grateful for the opportunity for two of the young people that I case manage to attend the EAGALA EAL Day Program held at your property. I had complications communicating with one of the young people during my fortnightly visits. During the introductory visit, the young person was prompted by her carer to say hello. Read More Aaron

Case Manager, LWB

“There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.”
Winston Churchill