We Can All Speak Up for Kids

For the past few years I’ve served as a volunteer board member for the Kawartha Haliburton Children’s Aid Society. It’s been a great opportunity to fully understand the wonderful work this agency does to support vulnerable children and youth. I’ve also developed a greater appreciation for the complexity of child and welfare services through this experience.

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Elmhirst’s Resort Offers Guests The Mane Intent Equine Experience

“As a corporate team building exercise or for personal growth – The Mane Intent offers a truly inspiring experience. Jennifer Garland’s artful facilitation and the gentle energy of her equine partners are a powerful combination – and its offered up in a beautiful setting! Highly recommend it.” Bernie We’re pleased to announce that Elmhirst’s Resort

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The Art of Driving: 7 Things Harder’s Herd Taught Us About Leadership

I’ve always loved draft horses.  The Mane Intent herd includes two beautiful Clydesdales – Samson and Raven — who make a great team. My husband, Chris, and I recently had an opportunity to work with another wonderful team of ‘heavies’ at a Central Ontario Draft Horse Workshop hosted by Jackie and Owen Harder of Harder’s Heritage

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The Fulcrum Advantage: Engaging Your Whole Self in Business and Life

“Today, the defining skills of the previous era — the ‘left-brain’ capabilities that powered the Information Age — are necessary but no longer sufficient. And the capabilities we once disdained or thought frivolous — the ‘right-brain’ qualities of inventiveness, empathy, joyfulness, and meaning — increasingly will determine who flourishes and who flounders. For individuals, families,

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Connecting the Herd with Trent University’s Emotion and Health Researchers

“As EI researchers, we need to do more work using different experiential approaches to teaching emotional and social competencies. Our visit was a reminder to me that an exciting and very unique pathway for teaching EI-related competencies is utilizing the special relationships that can form between humans and horses.” Dr. James Parker, Emotion and Health

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