Equine-Assisted Mental Health and Learning

About Us


Outside Rein provides Equine-Assisted Mental Health and Learning (EAMHL) services in Teller County, Colorado, for adults, adolescents, and children in individual, couples, families, or group sessions. Equine-Assisted Mental Health and Learning activities vary from client to client in order to meet individual client needs. Our sessions consist of ground work. We conduct some mounted work dependent on client need. Outside Rein provides referrals to excellent local resources for riding lessons. Veteran owned and operated.


Monique Ekker, MA, LPC, LAC, CEIP-MH is highly trained and certified to integrate horses in the therapeutic connection with clients. In addition, Monique is a trauma informed therapist specialty trained in substance use treatment, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Mindfulness techniques.   


Susan – Zweibrücker (German WB)

Lily – Irish Draught Sport Horse 

Teddy Bear – Haflinger

Coal – Foundation Quarter Horse

Mr. Puggles – Miniature Horse

Pum’kin – Miniature Horse

Bailey – Miniature Horse

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Outside Rein, LLC

13576 CR 1, Florissant and 19250 E US-24, Woodland Park

Teller County - Colorado


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