Ive had a long career in Equitation Science and now work at the intersection of Equitation Science, Education and Horse Advocacy. My focus is developing capability and confidence to lead change for horse justice globally. As an agent of change, I translate, transfer and engage equestrian coaches in the science of how horses learn, shaping change for the future world we wish for our horses.
What can you expect from Lisa's coaching? Horse behaviour change by applying modern behaviour psychology.
Lisa Ashton is the UK authority in the application of Equitation Science. With over a decade of experience, holding the ESI Diploma and UK ESI Dip Examiner working at the intersection of education and equitation science. Behaviour consultant for; Redwings, Blue Cross, Bransby, The Horse Trust, Mount St. John, Greater Manchester Police, as well as visiting speaker to UK colleges & universities, veterinarians and veterinary nurses, professional riders and owners. Lisa is the author of the chapter ‘Behaviour & Handling of the Horse’ in Aspinall’s Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing, former International Society for Equitation Science Education Officer, Expert Witness, Higher Education external examiner, Masters Equitation Science Senior Lecturer and module leader Advanced Equine Cognition & Learning and Masters supervisor at Edinburgh University. During the first Covid-19 lockdown Lisa delivered online the Equestrian Coach Challenge, helping coach's to navigate Social Licence to Operate. In July 2020 Lisa published ebook; Horse Welfare From Inside Out. 21st Century Roadmap For Equestrian Coaches. In 2021 UK Coaching shortlisted Lisa from over 500 coaches as a Coaching Hero for supporting coaches in lockdown delivering the Equestrian Coach Challenge. Dedicated to helping more horses by helping horse lovers understand why, what and how of horse training, Lisa translates the latest research in Equitation Science. In 2011 Lisa founded EquiSci to help more horses via clinics, workshops, lectures and annual Conference, in Italy and the UK. In 2016 Equicoach.life was born, providing horse lovers with a safe online community; Coffee With Horse Lovers. In 2018 the online coaching mastermind - Espresso with Equicoach provides vets, physio’s, coaches and horse lovers a horse centred learned community committed to showing up and advocating for the horse, to give horses a good life, not just one worth living.