Tama is an Equine Consultant for Lead The Way, Equine Specialist Founding Member AAIAA, and has trained and assessed therapy horses for The Equine Psychotherapy Institute, Lead The Way and Harnessing Wellness. Tama has presented ‘The Gentle Art of Working with Horses” at – The Way of the Horse Conference.
She is dual trained in Equine Assisted Interventions with EPI and EAGALA and has tertiary qualifications in Youth Work and Equine Management.
With over 20 years professional experience with horses, Tama brings a deep and thorough understanding of horse behaviour to the EAP/EAL sessions, enabling her to correctly interpret the behaviour ensuring sessions are safe for horses and humans.
Tama founded Equine Fusion in 2013 and began facilitating her own Equine Assisted Programs. She offers Equine and Canine therapeutic programs for individuals through the week in Bairnsdale. Staff of Equine Fusion co-facilitate with Education Professionals, Authentic Leadership Trainers, Mental Health Professionals and Counsellors.
Prior to gaining qualifications as an Equine Assisted Practitioner, Tama’s experience in the horse industry was vast. She operated a seasonal trail riding business along the coastline of 90 Mile Beach in Marlo and ran a breeding and training program for many years. Kanukadale Sporthorses are all over Australia. See True Bond Horsemanship page for photos of our champions.