Join us in welcoming equine specialist Nina Elkhom-Fry as we look at the role that horses played in our own social evolution, as well as the impact they have on our current lives!
Nina is the Director of Equine Programs at the Institute of Human Animal Connection as well as a practitioner of equine assisted mental health.
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and is a certified Riding Instructor (CHA level 4/4). She is a certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor and a certified Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning through PATH International and serves on their Equine Welfare committee. She is also an Equestrian Special Olympics coach (AZ). As a practitioner member of the International Society of Equitation Science (ISES), she is dedicated to ethical equitation, application of learning theory, and the understanding of equine cognition, behavior, and mental states as part of equine management, assessment, handling, and training. Nina has a particular interest in equine welfare issues, both in EAAT services and in human-horse interactions in general. She is currently the lead consultant for the Equine Initiative at the Yavapai Humane Society in Arizona, where she advises on facility and program design for a new equine rescue, rehabilitation and adoption initiative.