is the Program Director here at Achaius. She holds a Masters in Social Work degree from Indiana University. After setting aside her private therapy practice in Crawfordsville, IN to work full-time in this volunteer position, she has continued her professional development through hundreds of hours of training in trauma recovery, including EMDR (regular and equine assisted). Elisha has been an animal lover since childhood and has enjoyed and learned from horses by owning and caring for them since 2001. She has passed most of Parelli Level 3.
Here she is with her main equine partner, Iago.
is our Ranch Manager and Volunteer Coordinator. Her main jobs are to care for the horses’ needs, keep the ranch maintained, train and manage volunteers, and train the horses. She has passed level 3 and portions of Level 4 in the Parelli program. She holds a Bachelors in General Studies and a Minor in Business from IUPUI. She is married to her wonderful husband Sam Wilson and together they are attempting to tame their four wild children!
Ronin is Nicole’s equine partner.