The Horse concept – map of students' current projects


Map of cross-border students collaboration environmental projects

Testimonials 2019/20

Ongoing projects, topic "Food & Climate" between different teams at schools in India (Kerala and Dehli), Belgium (Antwerp) and Switzerland (Zürich).

Video interviews with teacher Ann, Mary, Praveena and student Lars about the cross border projects and how The Horse concept works.

Interviews via Skype with the teachers Ann, Mary, Praveena and the students Lars and Dharany about their current project experiences and "The Horse" concept.

Lars über ihr Projekt und die Zusammenarbeit mit dem Team in Indien – in Schwizerdütsch.

Collaborations across borders

The Horse concept – a splendid way for teachers and learners to carry out collaborative projects with a sustainable impact.

The map on the left shows realized and ongoing collaborations. Already completed and published contributions were carried out between: Ongonig: The projects are part of our new established "THE ! association" – The Horse Education association.

Some facts
Since 2016 (to 09/2019) in total more than 90 published team contributions on originated under The Horse Concept and the "befter" approach (further information).

About 270 students published their projects, including 9 teachers, 8 experts & scientists and a range of expert comments were given. Additionally, more than 230 students used the non-puplic part of The Horse for working togheter.

In October/19 we had wonderful 8602 visitors and 24,439 page views on!

The Horse projects

Below is a selection of already realized collaboration projects with different countries. An additional overview of the projects since 2016 is located at The Horse Education since 2016
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befter 2018/2019

«before and after the experience»
Students from Antwerp, Belgium and Zurich, Switzerland carried out projects using the befter method. There are several steps to go through: imagination, research, team discussion, performing the experience, self-reflection, publishing, propagation on social media, asking for experts' feedback & getting comments.
More about the befter concept
befter Teams 2018 - Zurich
befter Teams 2019 - Antwerp (Belgium) & Zurich
Already realized befter projects

Scenarios Z.B. 2018

Scenarios Z.B. - Z.urich B.erlin
Students from Zurich/Wetzikon (Switzerland) and metallography students from Berlin (Germany) created contributions in collaboration. There was even space for imagination in the fashion of some crazy ideas and strange stories.
About Z.B.
Teams Berlin & Zurich
Z.B. projects

ZürIzmir 2017/18

Zürich & Izmir (Turkey) - ZürIzmir
Comparing environmental topics across languages & across cultures: The students’ internationally mixed research teams tried to create a relationship to their own local environment or to the place where they live in.
About the ZurIzmir projects
Topics' pick list
Teams Izmir & Zurich
ZürIzmir projects

w2w 2016/17

w2w – from where to where
Students’ research teams discover the life cycle of every-day things as far and as intensely as possible in the given time. For the first time social media channels ( Instagram, FB and Twitter) had been used for propagating the contributions.
About the w2w projects
Teams of w2w
w2w projects

Energy 2015/16

The Horse concept is born! The students’ answers to their own renewable energy questions got published on the new students’ project website
About the birth of The Horse Concept
The Energy Teams Zurich/Wetzikon
Energy projects


FreeChos – Freely chosen topics
Room for self- and team engagement – there is the possibility to do a self-chosen and practice-oriented project coached by professionals.
All FreeChos

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IBAN: CH89 0839 0036 1944 1000 0
ABS association's account – THE ! association
The Horse statutes (v1.2)

There are diffent ways to participate and to be a member,
from free to 50 CHF per year for a normal membership.
For questions please contact us .


IBAN: CH89 0839 0036 1944 1000 0
ABS association's account - THE ! association

THE ! association

The Horse Education (THE) association' main purpose is the promotion and dissemination of «The Horse Concept». The association was founded on 9/19/2018 by Eliane Suter, Barbara Jäckli, Peter Binz and Dominik Fehr. Eliane is the president.

Our aim is to make «The Horse Education» available for teachers and students worldwide. Both the young learners and the teachers will be able to apply and test expert knowledge, competences and tools in the context of a project.

The Horse Education Association Board

We are an interdisciplinary team of teachers, environmental scientists, practicioners and web experts.

The purpose of the association is to

  • Promote and disseminate the concept through practical, relevant collaborations across generations and regions, involving learners, teachers, experts as well as other interested participants.
  • Promote, develop and make available web-based tools, resources and infrastructure, including their operation and maintenance as well as the provision of necessary funds.
  • Promote sustainable thinking and action, collaboration, social fairness and in general, the idea of a healthy environment, both in Switzerland and globally according to the current UN Sustainable Development Goals (
  • Promote participation and engagement in public life in order to make evidence-based decisions.

THE ! Horse association statutes

THE ! The Horse Education assotiation statutes (PDF)

It's always possible to achieve high goals. Eliane, Barbara, Peter and Dominik have founded the association on 9/19/2018
It's always possible to achieve higher goals.

Contact & Press

Would you like to try out or to take part in The Horse Concept?
We are pleased to check out the possibilities with you.
Please contact us:

Press Kit 2020 (coming soon)
THE ! Association 2019/20 (ZIP with 1 PDF & 3 images)


Further information

The Horse Concept (
The students' project website (
What is befter? (

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