Holly Scaglione (she/her) holds a master’s degree in social work and has over 20 years of service and leadership experience in the health and social services field, including teaching in the Social Work Graduate Program at Humboldt State University. She has Irish, English, French, German, Polish, and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry and currently lives on unceded Wiyot Land.
Holly has been taught-from and moved by the spirit of the horse for as long as she can remember. She is a Certified Equine Guided Education (EGE) Coach and HeartMath Practitioner and has been serving as Co-Chair of the McKinleyville Alliance for Racial Equity (MARE) since 2017. As founder, educator, and guide at Spirit Horse Education, Holly works at the intersection of somatics, experiential learning, and collective liberation — all guided by her deep relationship with horses, nature, and herself.