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Equine Assisted Learning

Healing & Teaching the Whole Family

Humans & animals share a powerful bond that provides a source of comfort, healing and learning. Board Certified Integrative Family Health Counselor Karin Yapalater & renowned Pediatrician Dr. Greg Yapalater are Master Horse & Child Whisperers and experts in the field of Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) and Animal-Assisted Family Therapy (AAT). EAL & AAT offers children & adults tremendous success for improving relationships and treating cognitive, social, emotional and sensory related issues.

The Green School is excited to add this unique program to help children, families, young adults and adults overcome stress, fears and obstacles in a safe, and non -judgmental environment.

Private sessions, workshops and Group Clinics available

“Simply nothing like the extraordinary educational, life changing work Karin and Dr. Greg Yapalater are doing with horses & families out there. Our family has benefitted on so many levels – and our children’s behavior has been transformed for the better. Truly remarkable!”  —Chugerman family

Learn & improve:

  • Family relationship dynamics: end power struggles!
  • Life & Problem solving skills
  • Self-understanding & Emotional/self regulation
  • Self esteem & self confidence
  • Effective communication: verbal and non-verbal

Follow these links to read more about Karin Yapalater:

Horse Whispering Clinic for Kids:

We bring out your child’s highest potential by teaching problem-solving, life skills and natural ways of creating kinship with self, others, horses, and farm animals. All animals are chosen for their gentle personalities & temperaments. Your child’s safety and well-being are our top priority. No prior equine experience required.

Children will learn:

  • Fundamental natural horsemanship skills and safety
  • Self- awareness, communication & stress management
  • Conscious Communication: verbal and non verbal
  • Nutrition, self-care & self-responsibility
  • Mindfulness: how to identify & express feelings & needs
  • Kinship with all life: lessons in the nature of horses & farm animals that can be related to their own lives
  • How to improve relationships at home, camp and school

Four Weekly Group Sessions

Recommended for children 6-12 years old : 3:30-5:30pm

  • July: 5, 7
  • July: 11, 13, 15
  • July: 18, 20, 22
  • July: 26, 28

2 days: $475/week   •   3 days: $575/week

Private sessions for children\young adults\adults also available.


Karin Yapalater MFA, CHHC, AADP
Board Certified Individual & Family Health & Nutrition Counselor
Park Avenue Integrative Health Practitioners
715 Park Avenue • New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-737-1818
Email Karin