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Oct 14

ARCH Facilitator Training Retreat: SEEN through Horses | Virginia Spring 2023 (Dates TBD)

October 14 @ 9:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Breathe new life into your work providing mental health and coaching services through horses. 

Join a welcoming community during this in-person training retreat, Spring 2023 (dates coming soon) in Boones Mill, Virginia, to learn and experience a powerful approach with the ARCH framework of facilitation – changing lives through story and horses.

12 hours mental health CEU’s available.

This training retreat qualifies for the hands-on requirement for certification with the ARCH Professional Designation.


  • ARCH membership
  • Completion of the online ARCH Foundation Course: The SEEN Keystones (available as part of your membership when you log in under Courses)
  • Recommended: completion of the online SEEN through Horses: The HERD Keystones (available as part of your membership under Courses)

About the Retreat:

The in-person ARCH Training Retreat provides hands-on practice and application of the ARCH framework of facilitation learned in the online course, applied in an environment with horses.

This training retreat is for the following professionals:

  • Equine professionals
  • Coaches
  • Educators
  • Mental Health professionals
  • Organizational Development professionals

Provided in a relaxing environment, the retreat is a hands-on time to connect with colleagues, learning with one another and developing ourselves professionally and personally.


  • First-time participant: $975
  • Returning participant: $550
  • Discounts for annual (10% off) and organization (20% off) members

Cancellation Policy:

If you need to cancel attendance at the retreat, full refunds are provided up to 2 weeks prior. After that, there is a cancellation fee of $150. This fee can be waived if you wish to apply your payment to another ARCH event, or if cancellation is due to illness or other concerns related to Covid.


You will receive a certificate of completion indicating hands-on training in SEEN through Horses. This training retreat qualifies as one of the pre-requisite options for practicing professionals to apply to be certified with the ARCH Professional Designation.


We look forward to connecting with you and learning together.

“A really relaxed and safe learning environment where we were all encouraged to shine our own unique light. The concepts are universal and easy to adapt into many modalities. Two thumbs way up.” – Jill Taylor


October 14 @ 9:00 am EDT
October 15 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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Healing Strides of VA
672 Naff Road
Boones Mill, VA 24065 United States
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Carol Young


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