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February 22, 2024: Trauma Informed Coaching Workshop Session 4 REGISTRATIONS CLOSED

Start Time:10:00am
End Time:12:00pm
End Date:February 22, 2024
Introduction:A series of 4 separate workshops designed to give Equestrian Coaches, of all disciplines, the skills they need to work with riders from diverse backgrounds experiencing fear, anxiety or trauma related to riding.
Contact Name:Wendy Sewell
Contact Email:[email protected]
Contact Phone:6048564304




Dr. Megan Pinfield is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) in BC and also an equestrian. She holds a PhD in Art Therapy and an MA in Counselling Psychology and has worked with riders and coaches of all ages on their riding challenges in her private practice. Megan specializes in helping riders recover from equestrian traumas.  In addition to her private clinical practice, Megan is also an experienced educator and author. Megan teaches graduate-level students at Adler University and is a frequent contributor to publications such as Horse Sport, Canadian Horse Annual and Horse Canada magazines.

Topics covered:

  • The TICE model for moving through stages of an accident - to help prevent anxiety, fear or trauma
  • What to do, what not to do immediately when an accident occurs (first 24 hours)
  • What to do, what not to do within the first 72 hours after an accident
  • What to do, what not to do within the first 2 weeks after an accident and beyond
  • How all Equestrians can work to reduce the stigma, blame and shame within the industry
  • Promoting a more diverse and inclusive culture in our equestrian sports