About Us - Empowerment 4 Riders

Passionate and Unique

Bianca Stawiarski, from Empowerment 4 Riders, is passionate about assisting people to build personal social and emotional resilience in sensitive partnership with horses. Whether this be through:

  • Facilitating confidence building;
  • Assisting the development of individual resilience and awareness;
  • Promoting the reduction of anxiety;
  • Encouraging emotional regulation; and
  • Skills development.

Bianca brings over 30 years horse riding experience in various disciplines – pony club, equestrian vaulting and horse archery, combined with proven ability to assist confidence building and assist people to develop a horse partnership. She has represented Australia in USA Horse Archery competitions in 2014 (Texas) and 2015 (Texas and Pennsylvania). She also has Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) and Equestrian Australia (EA) Official accreditation.

Bianca has qualifications as a Professional Transformational Coach (Dip. Life Coach); Equine Assisted Psychotherapist (EPI model); Counsellor (Grad. Dip. Counselling); Horse Archery Instructor (Level 2); and Equestrian Australia Vaulting Coach (Intro). Her specialised abilities as a Horse Riding Confidence Building coach has been recognised. She uses a combination of proven psychological techniques and strategies to raise awareness and acceptance of experience. Bianca is currently upgrading her skills with studying a Master Degree (Counselling Practice).

Empowerment 4 Riders is a Supply Nation Indigenous identified business and fully covered by insurance, a current Working with Children clearance and Child Safe RAN. Bianca draws additional strength from her strong Badimaya (Indigenous) and Ukrainian heritages, along with her sense of community. Based in Lower Hermitage (Adelaide Hills).