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October 2018

Horses & Humans Research Foundation Board Meet in Baltimore October 2018

October 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

"Do unto others..." Evelyn McKelvie is off to Baltimore Maryland for 3 days of Board meetings with HHRF (Horses and HUmans Research Foundation). The agenda includes a seminar titled The Changing landscape of Equine Assisted Therapy Research 2006-2018 and a reception at Maryland Therapeutic Riding in Crownesville, MD. HHRF is providing a very valuable service to the world of equine assisted work - be it therapy, learning, or other forms of helping humans through the assistance of horses. McKelvie is honoured…

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July 2018

Evelyn McKelvie featured in Maissonneuve Magazine, Canada’s New Yorker.

July 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In 2017 McKelvie was introduced to write M. Marcel who immediately expressed an interest in equine facilitated executive coaching. About 6 months later Marcel met with McKelvie to interview her and observe the work with a willing client. The result was an article released in June 2018. A subscription is required to read the whole article but is also available on McKelvie's blog at www.equinecoach.ca. https://maisonneuve.org/article/2018/06/8/experts-their-field/

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May 2018

Lunch ‘n’ Learn

May 10, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

On May 10, 2018 the corporate Lunch 'n' Learn, hosted at Vitalus Nutrition Inc. will have a very special guest - Evelyn McKelvie, founder of Equine Coach. "Our brains are information seeking machines that love to learn" says McKelvie. "I look forward to connecting with attendees and sharing what I have learned about our brains, neuroscience, and mindfulness."

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April 2018

How Horses Taught Me Mindfulness

April 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC Canada

Evelyn McKelvie will be giving a talk on how to practice mindfulness with a particular regard to how our brains can interfere with the mindfulness process and what we can do about it. One of the most powerful tools that McKelvie uses in her work is her coaching methodology with horses. When you meet with a horse at ground level - face to face as it were, that horse will give you a lot of feedback on your state of…

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“A Different Perspective on Mindfulness”

April 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am

On April 11, 2018 Evelyn McKelvie, author of Executive Horse –21 Century Lessons from Horses, shared her perspective on mindfulness with a group of Human Resource professionals gathered at the Abbotsford School district. “Constant change, information overload, and demands at work are creating stress and reducing our ability to focus in the workplace,” suggested McKelvie. To counteract the effect, McKelvie offered tips, insight and mindfulness exercises for attendees to use at work and in their personal lives. The information was very…

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New Slate of Board Members for Horses and Humans Research Foundation

April 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am

At their recent AGM the Board of Horses and Humans Research Foundation voted to elect a new slate of Board members including Evelyn McKelvie. The HHRF has a mission completely aligned with McKelvie's vision and values about the interactions of horses and humans and the importance of scientific research into this sometimes complex relationship. The  mission of HHRF is: "Through investment in rigorous research, Horses and Humans Research Foundation will serve as a catalyst to advance knowledge of horses and…

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Speaking About Mindfulness

April 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Evelyn McKelvie, author of The Executive Horse: 21st Century Leadership Lessons From Horses, will be the guest speaker at a CHRP gathering on April 11, 2018. Ms McKelvie will share her insights into the nature of the human brain and how the latest research helps us to understand human behaviour. Attendees will also learn about mindfulness practices and how they can help improve our emotional intelligence, work performance, and overall quality of life.

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March 2018

Alberta Bound

March 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tomorrow I leave for Alberta for a couple of weeks. Going to meet some horses, some horse lovers, and check out venues for workshops and retreats. Excited to be meeting new friends and visiting with old friends and family.

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January 2018

Women in IT @UBC

January 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On January 25th 2018, Evelyn McKelvie returned to her Alma Mater and former employer, the University of British Columbia, where she was invited to address Women in IT. Attendees appreciated her presentation about leadership, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence, three of McKelvie's favourite coaching subjects.

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September 2017

The Heroine’s Journey: She Finds Her Voice and Takes the Stage

September 29, 2017 @ 9:30 am - October 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Wisteria Acres, 8648 Armstrong Road
Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R3 Canada
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“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.”  - Melinda Gates.   Join us on The Heroine's Journey and find your voice. The sun is peeking over the distant mountains with the promise of another beautiful day in the quiet rolling country hills. The tall fir trees offer shelter to many birds, large and small. You pour a fresh cup of morning coffee and sneak out…

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