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New Programs and 2015 Event Schedule

Chris will be announcing the events and new programs for 2015 soon.

Newsletter December 2013

The Spirit of Connection When I first grew from horse trainer to travelling clinician my original business slogan was Discover Your Horsepower. But I found over the years that too many people assumed Horsepower had to do with sports cars

Bookings for 2014 Filling Fast

If you would like to host an event at your own facility, or if you are interested in working with me to coordinate a demo, clinic or EAPD workshop in your area, please contact me so we can discuss options.

First Platinum Certification Awarded

Congratulations to Lisa Wieben of Mountain View Training Stables in Bowden, Alberta, for becoming the first trainer to achieve Platinum Certification! Lisa has started many horses, solves issues with “problem horses”, competes successfully in both English and Western classes, jumps,

Lecture at University of Utrecht

It was with much spirit and a desire to connect that I arrived in Holland on November 13, 2013 to give a lecture at the University of Utrecht with the Veterinaire Hippische Vereniging (Dutch Veterinary Equine Association) I was asked

Guest Commentary in the Lake Placid News

Check out the link below to read the latest about the evolution of Chris’ journey to spread the word about how communicating with horses can help us see the alchemy of leadership, conflict resolution, healing, teaching and personal growth. Read

Secrets of Horsemanship

I met Albert Fulcher last week while  in California doing a clinic at the Magic Horse Therapeutic Riding Center.  He is the Editor of the East County Californian and emailed me yesterday a link to an article he wrote. http://www.eccalifornian.com/article/secret-horsemanship-author-trainer-chris-irwin  

Congratulations to Birgit Stutz – our newest Certified Gold Riding Trainer

Chris honouring and congratulating Birgit Stutz of Falling Star Ranch in Dunster, British Columbia, Canada, for her exceptional work with her horses in achieving her GOLD riding certification. And it looks like her horse Mojo is quite interested and impressed

Resurrecting Horsepower

Greetings to all my dear friends, certified trainers and founding members, from the land of cheese, tulips, windmills, wooden shoes and magnificent horses.  In other words, hello from Holland! April is a time of resurrection.  The season when we can

Olympic Equestrians

Back in 2009, I had the pleasure of watching Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro perform. I wrote about that experience and made a prediction at the time in a blog for BarnMice.com – thought I’d share my prediction with you!

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The presentation by Chris Irwin was exceptional. His insight with horses as metaphor for the teacher and student relationship was outstanding!
Mt. Vernon Annual Teachers ConferenceWashington, USA
One of the best! An evening presentation with a golden edge!
Member of Societeit De WitteThe Hague, the Netherlands
Chris Irwin and EAPD – Wow! This is terrific! He is very engaging and his mastery of his profession is astounding. I very much enjoyed this session and everyone I have spoken to has been amazed by what we can learn from it.
Participant at Leadership Conference with Canadian Federal Government
Irwin is the evolution of the Natural Horsemanship