Welcome to HALO

The Horse Assisted Learning Organisation Ltd, better known as HALO was founded by Christine Fairweather and friends and it is the collaborative nature of the work that takes place with Christine, the horses, and the HALO Associates and friends that makes the HALO model of work unique. We currently offer the following at our North Devon headquarters.

Wellbeing Days 
HALO provide an experience that promotes feelings of wellbeing, calmness, confidence and happiness.  HALO horses will invite you into their world and from there will help you find your own answers to questions in any area of your life.  Growth, healing and change happen by doing and feeling, and you leave feeling validated and empowered. Enjoy good food and leave with a gift bag and certificate of participation after a day you will never forget.

Therapists CPD Days
Continuing Professional Development is a requirement for many professional bodies, and self-development brings its own rewards. Horse Assisted Learning is of benefit to all client groups, perhaps particularly those who appear ‘stuck’, have communications difficulties, or are otherwise struggling to engage with talking therapies. By attending a Therapists CPD Day at HALO you will not only learn how Horse Assisted Therapy can benefit you clients, and how you could deliver it, you can also experience the benefits yourself in this day of discovery. CPD Certificate Provided

Practitioners Networking Days
Meet other Horse Assisted Practitioners, enjoy good company, practice new skills, and share ideas and great food. A chance to experiment, take risks, be creative and find your own solutions Discounts available to members of EAGALA and EAHAE

Commissioners Open Days
Open both to commissioners of services and front line staff. Find out how HALO can help you meet your targeted outcomes. Compared to more traditional speaking options, HALO programmes provide clarity, transparency and value for money. We can design bespoke interventions to change problematic patterns of behavior, enhance wellbeing and improve engagement with learning, across a variety of sectors

Student’s Days
Open to students of any therapeutic discipline, currently undertaking an accredited course of study. HALO show how different models of Horse Assisted Therapy can be incorporated into an integrated model of therapy. Discounts offered to counselling students and members of the BACP, while students with access difficulties whether financial or otherwise can apply for assistance through the Pegasus Bursary,

HALO Corporate Training
HALO offers training to enhance leadership, teamwork, communication and networking skill, and impact awareness. Great for a teambuilding day or weekend for company staff.  

HALO also provides Individual Therapy, Short courses and Retreat Holidays.

If you don’t see what you would like, we welcome the opportunity to provide something unique, please ask.

HALO is proud to support the aims and ethics of the European Association of Horse Assisted Education (EAHAE) and Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Organisation (EAGALA), and provide staff trained and accreditted by these bodies.


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HALO also has four affiliated companies, these are;

  • HALO Equilibrium which offers services to increase wellbeing and aid personal developement
  • HALO Right Track which offers services to aid recovery and healing and change problematic patterns of behaviour.
  • HALO Horse Play which offers services for families, which improve relationships by developing healthy boundaries and trust, and to children and young people who find it hard to cope in a school environment.
  • HALO Take The Lead which offers services to corporate clients to develop leadership skills, team building, personal impact awareness and employment and communication skills.