Horses Helping Humans Succeed

Horse Sense for Humans services for Equine Assisted Psychotherapy,  Equine Assisted Learning and Team Training programs are delivered at  the following locations:

Sessions are available in Brisbane at the Samford RDA, Samford Showgrounds.

Sessions will also be available at our new location in the South Coast of New South Wales in 2018




Holly Ohlson – Eagala Advanced Certified  Equine Specialist

Holly Ohlson is an equine professional with over 40 years’ experience coaching riders, competing and training horses internationally.

In 2008, Holly pursued her interest in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and participated in an EAGALA Part 1 and Part 2 training program.

After becoming a certified Equine Specialist Holly started the EAP/EAL business Horse Sense For Humans.

She has participated in several additional Part 1 and Part 2 EAGALA training programs and two Advanced EAGALA training programs.

In 2011, Holly organized the EAGALA Pacific Horse Safety and Well-being Focus Group. She produced three presentations for Eagala conferences in Australia and the USA.

In 2014, Holly completed EAGALA Advanced Certification.

She is currently a member of the global Eagala Ethics Committee and serves as an Eagala mentor.

Holly’s expertise with horses ensures the utmost consideration for safety and client well-being during our programs.


Dr Anja Kriegeskotten   MD, FRANZCP, Certif. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Anja is a Psychiatrist trained in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, as well as general Adult Psychiatry. She has extensive clinical experience and a special interest is trauma.

Anja holds current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA – formerly Medical Board).

Anja has been working in psychiatry since 1997 across Australia and specialised in child and youth psychiatry in 2004.

Her work experience includes working for Qld Health at a specialised team treating traumatised children and adolescents in foster care. She has also worked at community mental health clinics in Qld and formerly in NT working with children and adolescents as well as adults. She has also done outreach to remote indigenous communities and mining towns.

Anja has been fascinated by horses all her life and has been riding for over 20 years. She has owned horses since 1995. She has competed in Endurance Riding in the past, but now enjoys leisurely trail rides.

Anja has attended two Eagala Part 1 and Part 2 training programs as well as one Eagala Advanced training program.

Anja is an Eagala Certified Mental Health Professional.

Anja is also available for private in-room psychiatric consultations with clients at Northside Child and Youth Psychiatry, Strathpine.

See Northside Child and Youth Psychiatry