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Equine therapy for humans

Feedback from the Horse

It can be so refreshing to receive communication from a horse – visual cues, closeness or distance, curiosity or disengagement. The worlds of psychology, neuroscience and neuro-liguistic programming (NLP) assert that emotions drive behaviour. So if a horse behaves in a particular way, I encourage the client to pause and breathe; to explore within their

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Equine therapy for humans

What the Client Said

Here is an account of one client’s experience of equine-facilitated therapy, in their own words (straight from the horse’s mouth, you might say): I am reliably informed that horses mirror our internal emotions; so if we are not congruent with what we say and do, the horse will illustrate that in how they are with

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Equine therapy for humans

Nurturing Received from Equine Companions

A client who came along for some equine-facilitated sessions this month (August 2015) has written this account of her experiences and kindly gave me permission to share it on my website. So here is a narrative from someone who found the experience profound and helpful, in their own words. “As someone who has experienced a

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Equine therapy for humans

A Very Big Cuddle

When doing some experiential work with our dear horse, Jazz, a client recently said that she got “a really big cuddle” from Jazz – which felt really special. The client had been suffering from a lot of work stress recently, along with some conflict within the team of managers that report to her. Although the

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Equine therapy for humans

An Exciting Fusion

I am so excited to be launching my equine-facilitated service. Last year, I had a moment where suddenly it all made sense to combine my therapeutic work with my passion for horses. Previously there had been a conflict: when I was working, I wasn’t with the horses; when I was with the horses, I wasn’t

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