Learn the model at your own pace!

The New Equid-Nexus Learning Commons

The online Learning Commons is an on-demand platform with several modules that break down the model into smaller sections for ease of learning. 

The modules contain guided presentations, meditations, skill sheets, and PDF chapters to provide further information and deepen your learning.

You can choose to buy each module separately or in a bundle. Purchasing the bundle ($380) includes a free 45 minute consultation with Jenn to answer your questions and provide case consultation to help with your application of the model.

The modules include:
- Introduction to Equid-Nexus, $35
- IFS Foundations, $85
- IFS Concept of the Self - Beyond the 8C's, $65
- EMDR's 8 Phase Protocol with IFS Upgrades and Interweaves, $65
- IFS + EMDR with Equine Engagement, $65
- Building Relational Consciousness through Intersubjectivity, $65
- Self-Led Horsemanship™, $65
- Working with Groups, coming soon!

The Learning Commons Modules are essential to review prior to attending the experiential in-person trainings or the live virtual trainings.

Go to the Equid-Nexus Learning Commons

Australia 4-Day Online Live Workshop

Learn IFS with Equine Engagement in the Sydney Timezone!

Space is limited to 12 participants




July 26th through the 29th, each day at 9am-4:30pm

Cost: $500 (US), includes the 4-day workshop and access to corresponding modules on the Learning Commons. 

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:

1. Define and differentiate IFS’s concept of Self and parts.

2. Learn to incorporate IFS skills and interventions, such as the 6F’s, un-blending and identifying part constellations that are organized around a situation, belief and/or affect.

3. Identify parts’ energy versus Self-Energy of both client and horse.

4. Learn to create a collaborative treatment plan to identify target constellations.

5. Learn to deepen and expand the energy and presence of Self with horse engagement.

6. Demonstrate facilitation client’s awareness of engaging through a part or from Self.

7. Understand and describe why the horse is not an object for protection or transference.

8. Adopt curiosity and avoid interpretation of the horse’s responses.

9. Define intersubjectivity and building relational consciousness as it relates maintaining functional dual attention.

10. Articulate why engaged connection with a horse assists client to process relational trauma and have a corrective experience in a real relationship (with a horse) in real time.

Two-Day In-Person Trainings

The in-person experiential trainings are focused on the application of the model with a horse. Each participant will practice Self-Led Facilitation skills and rotate to be in the client role.

In addition to practicing the model there will be demonstrations, a group process and group discussions.

There are only 6 spaces so that participants get focused support to deepen and expand their skills.

Cost: $950, and includes:
The Learning Commons Bundle
(you will receive a coupon code upon registration)
Skills Manual
Breakfast and Lunch

9am - 4:30pm Central Time on Saturday and Sunday

Important Information

In-person workshop logistics: Whispering White Horse Stables is an hour away from O'Hare International Airport, off of I-90 on Route 23.  Site address will be given upon registration.

Renting a car is the best option as Uber is not readily available in the area.

Recommended lodging options are in Woodstock, IL (about 20 minutes away),  in Rockford, IL (about 30 minutes away), or Lake Geneva, WI (about 40 minutes away). Woodstock is a quaint town, while Rockford is the 3rd largest city in Illinois, and Lake Geneva is a resort town.

Accommodations for the Differently Abled - these workshops are held in a facility and/or delivered in a manner that is in compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act. Please contact [email protected] if any special accommodation is required.

Cancellation and Refund Policy - Registration fees will be refunded minus a service fee of $100 if canceled 30 days or more before the workshop start date.  No refunds will be given within 30 days of the workshop. Registration may be transferred to a specific later offering of the same workshop, if space is available, for a $50 service fee until 30 days prior to workshop, and thereafter is $100.

Jenn Pagone and Equid-Nexus, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content in accordance with EMDRIA requirements.

CE's - CE's are unavailable at this time. We are working diligently to provide them in the very near future.

Equid-Nexus workshops entitled "IFS informed EMDR with Equine Engagement" are open to individuals that are mental health professionals who have some or partial training in EMDR prior to the workshop. Note that this workshop is not an EMDR Basic Training. In addition to the other modules on the Equid-Nexus Learning Commons, the EMDR prerequisite for the in-person or live virtual workshops can be found on the Learning Commons website here: https://www.equidnexuslearningcommons.com/p/equine-engaged-emdr

Individuals do not have to be IFS Level 1 trained to participate, but are required to review the Equid-Nexus informational presentation bundle found here: https://www.equidnexuslearningcommons.com/p/equid-nexus-module-bundle

Equine professionals and coaches may attend and participate, but will be required to be accompanied by a mental health professional while practicing the healing steps and reprocessing trauma.

Audio/Video Disclosure - Equid-Nexus in-person and live online workshops may be photographed and/or recorded. Upon registration you will receive a consent form requesting your permission. You have the opportunity to decline via the online form. Should you decline, please note that staff will make every reasonable attempt not to capture you, and it would be helpful if you could share this responsibility by proactively removing yourself from the line of photo or video. Thank you.

Grievance Policy - All grievances must be sent in writing to [email protected] and will be replied to within 5 - 10 business days.

Questions or Concerns - Please contact [email protected] or call 773-339-7949 with any questions or concerns regarding any services.

Equid-Nexus, LLC - PO Box 405 - Marengo, IL 60152