Itch Magick and fundraising

We would like to say a huge thank you to the people at Itch Magick for donating $800 for ELF Inc through sales of their products on February. This came from a  $1.00 from every sale  donated to us. Our horses (and my dogs) use their products regularly and I know Elfie gets great relief from the lotion, shampoo and conditioner. Have a look at the link below for the products. They also do human … [Read more...]

EAQ Introduction Day

EAQ® Australia Introduction Day for Equine Assisted Learning Saturday 23 May 2015, 10:00 - 16:00 Upper Coomera, Brisbane EAQ INTRODUCTION DAYWho can attend? The Introduction Day is aimed at those people who wish to learn more about becoming an EAQ Certified Facilitator or who are interested in running their own EAQ Approved Centre. All those who wish to join the … [Read more...]

Horse Rescue Stories

Here is the link to the article that features Elf the Little Grey Pony and how he made his way to ELF Inc. CLICK HERE … [Read more...]

Elf at Total Equine Queensland

Elf the Little Grey Pony and ELF Inc spent the weekend up at TEQ - Total Equine Queensland. We met with many people and shared our experiences with Equine Assisted Learning. A number of people indicated that they were interested in learning more about becoming facilitators whilst others just wanted to hang out with the pony.   It was humbling to have a number of organisations … [Read more...]

Horse Rescue Stories with Elf

http://joanneschoenwald.com/2014/08/20/horse-rescue-where-did-the-stories-come-from/ Here is a link to the Authors page. A great book and we all hope it raises awareness of the possibilities. … [Read more...]

Recently at Elf

Ipswich and Lockyer Valley  by Kaye Pace Grantham SS program (funded by the Lockyer Valley Council) Term 1 saw two boys and four girls from Grantham SS attending one of our school based EAL programs funded by the Lockyer Valley Council Community Grants division. The children enthusiastically participated and progressed from starting out working only individually to supporting and helping each … [Read more...]

Facilitator Training EAQ

  March was a busy time for all facilitators with Tricia Day supporting our organisation to improve our practice. Tricia will be back in October this year if you are interested in this work, please contact us.   … [Read more...]

Esmarelda meets Tricia Day – EAQ Founder

It has been a very busy week here at Equine Learning for futures with a visit from EAQ (UK) founder Tricia Day. Tricia was delivering a number of clinics for facilitators involved in Equine Assisted Learning and whilst on a short break managed to say hello to Esmarelda and of course Elf the Little Grey Pony. The clinics focused on horsemanship skills, observing horse behaviour, communication … [Read more...]

Esmarelda Visits from the UK

  Last year Elf the Little Grey Pony entered into the Equestrian Social Media Awards (ESMA) in the BEST TALKING ANIMAL category. We were very proud to find that his FaceBook page became a finalist in that category against very strong opposition from around the world.   The mascot of the awards is Esmarelda, and she spends much of her time visiting the finalists from … [Read more...]

Local Level Alliance get a sneak peak at EAL

Wednesday 28th of August saw over 25 practioners, counsellors and a variety of people interested in the welfare of children and families join with us as part of the Uniting Care Communities - Helping Out Families Local Alliance workshop.   The goal of the 3 hour workshop was to spread the word and allow these people to experience EAL. There were smiles all round by the end of the day … [Read more...]