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Today's leaders must have strong soft skills to inspire and equip teams to achieve your business goals. Benchmark delivers highly effective leadership development and leadership coaching solutions.

Benchmark's leadership consultants are experts in human behavior, communication and motivation. Fortune 500 companies call on Benchmark for customized leadership development solutions.

Horse Sense for Leaders (EQuestrian Masters)

Leading With Horse Sense

A 1200 pound horse is the best leadership coach you will ever encounter.  This is why Benchmark created "Horse Sense for Leaders". This experiential coaching with horses is designed for those who want to achieve their full potential. The term “horse sense” is used to describe people who have the ability to make good judgments and decisions. The best leaders have good judgment, creative decision-making skills, as well as solid collaboration and relationship skills. These qualities are key to getting a horse to follow your every command! Working with horses requires a higher level of mental acuity. This is why you will learn more about effective leadership during this coaching session with horses than you ever could in a board room.
leadership coaching with horses

Horse Whisperer Secrets

Our leadership coaches have worked with horses for more than three decades. They are also experts in leadership, human behavior and communication. Motivation accounts for a great deal of a your leadership performance. During this leadership coaching with horses you will discover how horse whisperers motivate a horse to achieve uncommon results. Horse whisperers see the world from the horse’s perspective. In turn this allows them to build trust and motivate a horse to perform at amazing levels. Likewise, you will learn to build trust, strengthen relationships and think from other perspectives in order to bring out the best in your people.

Coaching With Horses

During Horse Sense for Leaders you will broaden your capabilities in a range of key leadership areas. You will learn to think from multiple perspectives, clarify your vision, experience the power of intent, learn to read emotions and better understand motivations. You will also see the impact of confusing or conflicting messages, improve how you read nonverbal cues and learn instant feedback strategies. During this leadership coaching with horses you will walk away with a little dirt on your hands, but with a higher level of confidence, stronger leadership strategies and greatly increased self-awareness.


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