An Encounter with Horse and SelF
Our mission is to allow you to spend quality time with horses in order to connect with them and with yourself.
Are you interested, intrigued or fascinated by horses and would like to learn more about them ? Are you wishing to experience something new, to help you relax and bring you in the present moment ? Are you interested in your personal development and well being ?
Here you will spend time with horses in a mutually respectful way, without the added pressure of having to ride them. Activities may include mingling with the herd in the arena, grooming the horses, walking them and undertaking some more challenging activities such as walking them through an obstacle course, or lunging them.
Equine Encounters programs are not about horseback riding, although mounting a horse may be included for those who are interested and able to do so. These programs are offered to individuals or small groups (friends, couples, families, co-workers) and take place at Rancho las Tres Yeguas, where my small herd of three beautiful mares will welcome you.
The interaction with horses will allow you to practice mindfulness, to quieten your mind down, and gather useful insights about yourself, becoming more aware of your feelings and emotions, discovering your own unique strengths and learn to develop them and apply them in all areas of your life. As a person works with a horse, they start to make discoveries about themselves in the process. Horses provide instant feedback about our attitudes, emotions, and body language that we may not even be aware of. It is this instant feedback that makes equine assisted experiences such a powerful tool. Participants can’t ignore what a horse is relaying to them, and they’ll find that as they start to make adjustments, they get better results from the horse. These same adjustments can be applied to many areas of your life, such as personal or professional relationships, can boost your self-esteem, encourage trust, patience. Becoming more aware of your feelings and emotions, of your body language and learning to be more present (mindful) will make you less prone to be in a reactive mode in challenging situations and better able to deal with them.
You will also learn more about the nature of horses, discover their own uniqueness, their incredible sensitivity and experience their beautiful spirit. Learn techniques to handle horses with kindness, compassion and precise skills to earn their trust.
HeartMath studies show that the horse’s heart rhythm can assist us in developing feelings of calm, clear intention, and congruency. These qualities are essential to horses and humans developing strong bonds, relationships, communication, and partnership.
Often times, we only need to be in a horse’s presence to feel a sense of wellness and peace. In fact, research shows that people experience many physiological benefits while interacting with horses, including lowered blood pressure and heart rate, increased levels of beta-endorphins (neurotransmitters that serve as pain suppressors), decreased stress levels, reduced feelings of anger, hostility, tension and anxiety, improved social functioning; and increased feelings of empowerment, trust, patience and self-efficacy.” (Institute of HeartMath)
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