Equine Specialist and Welfare Case Worker
Elizabeth is the owner and founder of Sydney Equine Assisted Learning. She is professionally trained and accredited through the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (Eagala). Eagala is the leading international non-profit association for professionals incorporating horses to address mental health and personal development needs.
Along with owning and working with 5 wonderful therapy horses, Elizabeth has over 17 years of hands on experience with horses and a great passion for Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Elizabeth has over 12 years’ experience in the Community Services industry, underpinned by a Diploma of Community Services Work and Certificate IV in training and Assessment. She is an accredited Youth Mental Health First Aider (Health NSW) and has completed other training in vicarious trauma, Aboriginal specific training, trauma informed care and suicide prevention.
Tassie is an accomplished Equine Specialist and horse coach/trainer. She has been riding and training her own horses for over 9 years and has competed in both dressage and hacking competitions with numerous ribbons awarded to her and her horses. She is an excellent coach and rider and is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to horsemanship, horse care, nutrition and horse first aid.
Tassie has completed her Bachelor of Natural Science (Animal Science) at Western Sydney University and her passion is caring for all animals, including her 6 beautiful horses, alpacas, dogs and chickens.