You are in the perfect place at the divine time to be Touched by a Horse …

If you’re a soul in need of healing — deep, meaningful, long lasting healing — you’ve found your way to the right place to take the unfinished business in your life, finish it and move on into a better future. Through her revolutionary coaching process known as the Equine Gestalt Coaching Method (EGCMethod®), Melisa has developed the way for you to lay down the things you no longer need and find the strength, hope and courage that will carry you into the future with confidence.

Can a horse reveal who you are, deep inside?


Support your dreams?

Encourage you?

Help you become who you were born to be?


At Touched by a Horse, Melisa Pearce, has created the synergy you need to find yourself, expand your dreams into reality and inspire those around you.

If you’ve always dreamed of a career where you could partner with horses to create a better tomorrow for people, you’ve found your way to the perfect future. Melisa’s Touched by a Horse Certification Program is designed to teach you Melisa’s EGCMethod. The program includes everything you need to become a successful entrepreneur in your own Elite EGCMethod business including an in-depth 24 month curriculum with hands-on coaching experience; an active, supportive community that will nurture your growth as a business person and coach; a true certification — not just a certificate — to show you know what you’re doing; and business education that will help you market your new skills. The program is very flexible, but has limited enrollment to keep class sizes small.

Listen to a message from Melisa Pearce, founder and president of Touched by a Horse

The Only Equine Gestalt Coaching Program with Scientifically PROVEN Results!

Jaclyn and Tom Manzione tell Melisa Pearce about their amazing results during a recent scientific study of the EGCMethod. Press play to hear more!

Consider for a moment what it must be like to be a homeless, hopeless 12-24 year old with a history of trauma, mental illness and substance abuse. You then meet a woman and a horse, who, through the unique and effective EGCMethod, can give you the confidence to “Strongly Agree” with your ability to see a positive future.

Jaclyn Manzione, a graduate of the EGCMethod Certification Program, was able to achieve a result of “Strongly Agree” or “Agree” in 73 out of 73 randomly sampled surveys in a 2017 research study into the efficacy of the EGCMethod. Jaclyn entered our program with minimal horse experience, no mental health background, no coaching experience, and no facilitation experience. With the training from our two year program, she was able to achieve this result in her first year of practice and with one of the more challenging populations in our culture.

Our friendly staff is here to help you at all points of your journey!

Michelle Griffith, coach; Peggy MacArthur, ​Program Coordinator ​; Jessica Frazier, office​ manager ​; Carolyn Fitzpatrick, Equusology co-author; Linda Strite, ​Barn asst​; Amy Borgman, marketing​ director ​; Risa Heidt, ​Programs ​ manager; Dane Cheek, ​ Super Host & ​ and Melisa’s husband; Jen Williams, office​ asst​; Melisa Pearce, CEO; Marsha Bres​sack​, coach; Joyce Cowfer, ES101 co-facilitator; Lisa An​i​bali, coach; Nancy DeSantis, ​Grad Core ​coach; Brenda Westwood, coach; Kizzie, herd cheerleader.

In her unique method, Melisa partners with her horses in a co-active coaching environment that taps the innate spiritual being of the horse and their desire to help humanity achieve greater awareness. Melisa offers private coaching sessions as well as retreats and workshops throughout the year for those wishing to experience EGCMethod first hand. No horse experience necessary.

Is your group or event looking for a speaker with a powerful message and even more powerful audience draw? Melisa Pearce is a nationally recognized speaker who appeals to equine, spiritual, healing and entrepreneurial audiences. Her presentations can be given with or without a horse present (although having a horse present is always preferred).

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And while your here, be sure to check out …

An Interview with June Voldseth of Bonanza Creek Ranch

Melisa Pearce of Touched by a Horse and founder of the Equine Gestalt Coaching Method, interviews June Voldseth, the owner of a 35,000 acre Montana working Ranch. Find out what it's like to live and own a 6 generation cattle ranch with 6000 Angus cattle and be part of...

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The 1200 lb Coach

In our Equine Gestalt Coaching Method there are two Coaches for the client. One a human Gestaltist focused on discovery with the client. Working in a co-active and experiential process, client and coach work to uncover the root of unfinished areas of life that need...

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