June 5, 2013 -- Parelli Education Institute, a non-profit dedicated to natural horsemanship education, announced today the launch of the Grand Educational Giveaway. A generous gift from Parelli Natural Horsemanship has enabled Parelli Education Institute to give away $1,000,000 in educational materials to therapeutic horsemanship centers, horse welfare organizations, individual youth under age 19 and youth programs.
The Parelli Program of horse behavior teaches people to become fluent in the way horses relate and communicate with one another in their natural world and purpose that understanding toward success in forming a human-equine partnership. The program teaches students to master communication with the horse through four levels of skill improvement, from basic to advanced, and across four separate areas of study or Savvies (OnLine, Liberty, Freestyle and Finesse). The Parelli Education Institute was founded to advance natural horsemanship through educational programs and opportunities. The Institute also offers educational assistance to those focused on youth horsemanship, therapeutic horsemanship, and equine welfare.
The Grand Educational Giveaway is now open and applications are being accepted until Nov. 15, 2013. The giveaway is open to therapeutic horsemanship centers, horse welfare organizations, individual youth under age 19 and youth programs. Individuals and organizations must complete an application for an educational grant. Throughout the grant period, The Parelli Education Institute will award educational materials including CDs, DVDs and printed materials to qualified grant applicants. In addition, 12 grand prize education collections, worth over $3,000 each, will be announced on Dec. 14, 2013, at the Jacksonville, Florida, Heart and Soul Tour Stop and on the Parelli Education Institute website.
“We are committed to supporting individuals and organizations that are working to make a difference for young horsemen, horse welfare and therapeutic horsemanship,” said Lori Northrup, President and Executive Director of Parelli Education Institute. "This grant opportunity allows us to partner with dedicated individuals and organizations as we all work to create a better world for horses and humans."
To register for a grant application or learn more about Parelli Education Institute visit www.ParelliInstitute.org.
The Parelli Education Institute is an independent, non-profit organization that focuses on education for the natural horsemanship community. Our purpose is to support an advanced natural horsemanship education for students with the skills and aptitude to become extraordinary horsemen, educators, or both. We offer educational programs and opportunities to individuals who wish to create careers around horses. Further, we offer educational assistance to those focused on youth horsemanship, therapeutic horsemanship, and equine welfare. To learn more visit http://www.ParelliInstitute.org/