Michelle Holling-Brooks

Michelle Holling-Brooks has been a certified professional in the field of Equine Assisted Therapies since 2000, and is a lifelong equestrian. A life-threatening illness in her early teens inspired her commitment to her work and the founding of Unbridled Change, a non-profit equine-partnered therapy organization, in 2008. Holling-Brooks has over 20 years of training with a number of organizations in the field including: EAGALA, PATH, and Natural Lifemanship. She is certified in Mindfulness and Life Coaching, is a Reiki Master, and has specialized training in the areas of trauma, PST, and attachment work.

AJ Morey is Associate Vice Provost for Cross Disciplinary Studies at James Madison University and the author of four books. She is certified as an equine specialist for delivering horse-assisted mental health therapies, and was a co-founder of a nonprofit that used horses in therapy sessions with veterans and at-risk youth.