The Equine Assisted Therapy Institute is closed for the winter and will reopen on Monday April 13th.  Dr. de Blois is out of the country and can only be reached through email


Vision Statement

The Equine Assisted Therapy Institute will be recognized as a pioneer and a leader in the use of Mindfulness-Based Equine Assisted Therapy (MBEAT ®) for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety.

Mission Statement

The Equine-Assisted Therapy Institute strives to:

  • Keep abreast of the latest scientific research on mindfulness and equine assisted therapies pertaining to psychological health.
  • Promote self-empowerment by providing easy to understand information about the neurobiology of PTSD, depression, anxiety, and mindfulness.
  • Maximize clients’ safety by using horses that have passed a strict protocol of desensitization.
  • Treat clients and horses with respect, acceptance, and compassion.
  • Deliver MBEAT┬« through a cultural lens when working with Metis and First Nation people.

Areas of specialization

  • PTSD in the military, First Responders, Aboriginal people.
  • Complex trauma related to physical, emotional, and sexual abuse
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Borderline personality disorder


The Equine Assisted Therapy Institute is a provider for Crime Victim Assistance Program. We are also recommended by the North American Fire Fighter Veterans Network (