BWLI offers programming in dance and equine-assisted learning. Please visit thebwlead.org to learn more about our dance programming. We offer BIPOC centered equine-assisted learning program in collaboration with Mount Holyoke College Equestrian Center. See below for more information.
BWLI x Mount Holyoke College: BIPOC Equine-Assisted Learning Program
Built in 1987, the Mount Holyoke College Equestrian Center is considered to be one of the finest facilities for educational and competitive riding available to students anywhere. Its stable provides over 69 spacious, airy, rubber-matted stalls, a large outdoor all-weather footing show arena, a permanent dressage arena, two indoor arenas, all-weather turnout paddocks, hunt field and a cross-country course through 120 acres of woods, fields, and streams.
Our Shared Language, an Embodied Leadership Project Film
Funded through South Hadley and Northampton Cultural Council for the Black Women's Leadership Initiative at Five College Dance and created in collaboration with cinematographer Amber Wilmore-Hurley.
Our Shared Language explores the cultural and historical connections between Black Women and Horses.
The clip below shares some responses to the above film from a workshop we hosted for Black women within the Initiative