Along for the Ride

Discover Your Inner Leader

Robyn Schiller, SPHR-CA, combines her 20 years of experience conducting Leadership Training with her passion and understanding of horses to conduct effective, skills based, experiential training sessions.  

Held at their Hollister ranch, utilizing their champion reining horses as teachers**, Robyn will guide your team through hands on exercises that will result in positive changes in behavior. 

When leaders transform how they see and lead themselves, their team can experience massive, positive and inspiring impact from that discovery.  It doesn’t just change professional relationships, it changes EVERY relationship. 

** “Equine Assisted Learning” (EAL) is a program where participants engage in structured, facilitator-led sessions with constant feedback related to participant’s experiences.  These sessions provide opportunities for participants to become involved in situations that require interaction with the horse and the group and to reflect on these experiences.  The overall intent is to create opportunities for participant self-development and to internalize this awareness with the sessions and generalize it to other life situations. 

Why Use Horses? 

There are many reasons we use horses as teachers in our programs – but the main reason is that they have the innate ability to perceive the human’s authenticity.  They do this by measuring the congruence between inner thoughts and outer expression.  The horse can feel what is actually happening inside the human and mirrors this internal reality.  This is fedback to participants in an immediate, honest and non-judgmental way.   Horses do not lie.  Horses do not scheme.  Horses don’t care whether you are the CEO or the line supervisor or the assembly worker.  They can help bring about great personal growth for those who participate. Don’t worry about engagement either, another superpower of working with horses is that they know whether or not the person in front of them is mentally present or not and will not hesitate to share that observation.   

Corporate Retreats 

Corporate Country-Style leadership training that gets your team out of the conference room and into the arena (literally).  The environment itself presents the first challenge to your leadership team.  They will receive unfiltered, immediate, honest feedback from their interactions with the horses. 

“Authentic You” – Women’s Retreats

As women, some of us are constantly in fear of being judged. Horses are incapable of judgment. What a unique thought; to go to a place where judgment does not exist, and we can just be ourselves! They don’t care about our clothes, our weight, our spiritual or political beliefs, or where we’ve come from. They just care about helping you to be the best version of YOU that you can be. You are unique! No BS workshops.


Any group will enjoy time spent with the horses at our ranch in Hollister.  While it may seem that they are “playing” with the horses, they will be learning essential leadership skills while doing so (self-leadership is a very important leadership skill).   

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