"The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of
grace, beauty, spirit, and fire." – Sharon Ralls Lemon
Eagala, an international non-profit, has set the standards for professional excellence, in how horses and humans work together. They work to improve the quality of mental health of individuals, families and groups worldwide. Watch a Vimeo on Eagala.
Eagala has a distinct, experiential framework, designed to allow clients the latitude to discover, learn and grow from the horse - human relationship. Willow Equine abides by the Eagala Standards:
1.) Activities are Ground Based (No riding or horsemanship needed or taught)
2.) Team Approach (
Horses, a Licensed Mental Health Professionals & an Equine Specialist are in every session)
Hunter is a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT-A). She holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Appalachian State University and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the UNC-Charlotte. Hunter believes that all people are inherently creative and innovative. Through our creative spirits we are able to find unique outcomes to help heal. We all seek a closeness to others through deep and meaningful relationships and therapy is a way we can help those relationships develop in a healthy way. She works with clients by looking at each relationship in their lives rather than focusing only on the individual.