Barn Chat with Shannon Knapp


Shannon Knapp, M.A., is founder and president of both Horse Sense of the Carolinas, Inc., an internationally-recognized leader in the field of Equine Assisted Services, and Executive Director of Heart of Horse Sense, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting professional Equine Assisted Therapy & Learning for survivors of trauma in Western North Carolina.  Shannon has also published many books and curricula in the field of Equine Assisted Services, including More Than a Mirror: Horses, Humans and Therapeutic Practices. Shannon is a trainer in Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy for Natural Lifemanship, is Eagala Advanced and has an Eagala Military Individual designation, and an instructor of Military Horse Sense: the Fundamentals of Working With Veterans and Horses. A professional in the field since in 2001, she has thousands of hours of direct client contact with a diverse range of diagnoses.