Horses Help Bring a Medical Team Together

Horses Help Bring a Medical Team Together

After working with Amanda on a governance retreat, I asked her to put together a team building and leadership session with horses. I had a fractured team, made up of both old and new staff members.  They just weren’t jelling. I had recently hired a new medical... Read more
Transitioning with Grace

Transitioning with Grace

I was transitioning out of my position as executive director of Groundwire when my board hired Amanda as a transition coach. I had resigned my position, and planned to spend my last six weeks as executive director working to position the organization for success in... Read more
425 Business features Leadership with Horses

425 Business features Leadership with Horses

It’s a clear, crisp fall day in the Pacific Northwest and you’re at Epona Meadows in Woodinville, standing in an outdoor arena with nine of your coworkers. As a team, you must lead two horses and a donkey — each about 1,000 pounds — in unison around the arena without... Read more
A Banner Year for Leadership with Horses

A Banner Year for Leadership with Horses

From California to Chicago, nearly 300 leaders attended Leadership with Horses Programs at Epona Meadows last year. When Dennis, the Senior Director of the Supply Chain Department at PepsiCo, Chicago was looking for a special experience for the 15 leaders of his team,... Read more
Check it Out!  Leadership with Horses in the News

Check it Out! Leadership with Horses in the News

Amanda Madorno is an Equine Experiential Learning instructor who teaches people that the most effective communication relies on our non-verbal actions and personal motivations as much as it does rational thought and speaking. Having been around horses all of her life,... Read more
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