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The Benefits of Equine Therapy: How Equine Therapy Can Help You Overcome Trauma

Trauma is a common experience that can have life-long implications for individuals. Those who have experienced traumatic events often struggle to cope with the emotional and physical effects of the trauma, which can leave them feeling hopeless and overwhelmed. However, that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with it. Equine therapy is a great solution to helping … Read more

Animal Therapy And What You Need To Know

Animal therapy is a therapeutic intervention that involves the use of animals, such as dogs, horses, or cats, to help people with physical, mental, emotional, or social needs. Whether it’s an emotional support dog helping a person with anxiety or a horse-assisted therapy session providing relaxation and stress reduction, In this article, we’ll explore the … Read more

Somatic Experiencing®, NARM, and Equine Guidance® = Personal Mastery

How do they blend together for the perfect outcome? This is my commitment to you! To set the stage for this conversation, I have studied trauma-informed care for over a decade. In addition to my master’s degree, I have over 5800 hours of additional training, supervision, and certifications, including Somatic Experiencing®, Advanced NARM: Developmental Trauma, … Read more

Dr. Peter Levine & His Workshop Participants Visit Equine Guidance®

We had an unforgettable day with our Somatic Experiencing® International and Ergos Institute of Somatic Education group!⁠ We embraced each other, the work, and of course, the horses were their usual warm, welcoming 1200 lbs. of awareness, coherence, and healing too!⁠ We’re honored several participants extended their trips and scheduled time to come back for … Read more

My Visit with Linda Kohanov, Eponaquest Worldwide!

I’m so happy to share my time with my friend Linda Kohanov, Eponaquest Worldwide, in Amado, Arizona! Linda & her husband Steve Roach, who is a gifted Grammy-nominated musician, are lovely hosts! We reminisced about the early days of Epona and how far the work has come since then. I had the opportunity to learn … Read more

Grief and Your Journey

Grief comes in all shapes and sizes – from traumatic losses to a feeling of loss due to changes that we have no control over. Grief and loss should never be minimized or discounted. And bear in mind that grief can be transformed and transcended, but the “work” to heal and move through it must be gentle, intentional, and honoring your heart and the feelings that come with this journey.

Somatic Experiencing® and the Magic of Titration

Through their millions of mirror neurons, the horses reflect what sits in your neurobiology, thoughts, intentions, anxiety, joy, and fears too. You often don’t know what you don’t know, no matter how old, experienced, or successful you are or have been. Titration allows you to move through this journey thoroughly and thoughtfully. If you hurry, you leave behind debris that you have to go back to clean and discharge.

Gratitude

Gratitude lifts the heart and calms the mind. So does being in the presence of the horses in Equine Guidance’s herd. I am so grateful for these four-legged healers. They are like shamans in their ability to shed light and shape-shift your life towards your most significant potentials. Yes, I am also thankful to be … Read more

What is Equine Guidance…Really?

At Equine Guidance®, we provide a unique journey that accelerates awareness, understanding and lasting change. Horses are powerful teachers who give humans gentle, accurate insights into life through their intentional interaction. The horses give you an opportunity to listen to ‘a language older than words’ and allow you to uncover and balance the energies in … Read more