Equine Assisted Transformational Coaching
Support and Guidance from the perspective of Horse and Herd
Come and work with the horses
Their power and wisdom is Infinite
In the form of exploration, guidance, introspection, reflection, richly meaningful conversation and supportive listening – with the powerful assistance of horses.
We combine our coaching, counselling, horsemanship and mentoring skill-set with the innate wisdom of horses in a practical, grounded and embodied way outdoors in nature on a spacious and beautiful farm.
We are an Equine Assisted Wellness facility based in Klapmuts, Cape Town. Together with horses as our co-facilitators we support predominantly women from age 16 up to develop personal power and wellness on all levels – mental, emotional and physical.
Horses live and embody many of the skills and qualities that are omitted from our education but that are essential to a functional and successful life, including – relationship, effective communication, conflict resolution, healthy boundaries, right place within the community, teamwork and leadership.
“We’ve learnt and experienced how working with horses keeps us grounded, present, awake and aware – basically in an optimal state”
Confusion, anxiety, chronic heightened stress. Feeling hopeless, frustrated, helplessness or stuck.
Depletion, isolation, struggling to make sense of your experience and reality.
Needing to up your confidence, set healthy boundaries, navigate relationship and develop assertiveness.
A typical horsewoman tends to be confident, bold, strong, capable, clear, assertive, active, persistent and communicative.
These are great characteristics to have and embody…
The question is, who taught these women?
Well, the horses did!
You can achieve this, (and more), through working with horses on the ground and at liberty with the horses participating fully as session co-facilitators and freely of their own will and accord.
You’re quite serious about living your life, on your terms.
You understand that your life could be a masterpiece,
and you the creator of it.
You know that it gets better!
And you’re ready to turn up and do the work required.
But you have to be ready to challenge yourself.
And Horses accept only the truth.
And because it takes a LOT of courage to work with a horse, an animal who is substantially bigger than you, probably ten times heavier than you in weight, and who doesn’t speak English!
It’s definitely not for everyone.
Added to that is the fact that a horse is a flight animal (those gorgeous photos of horses galloping on the beach with the wind in their manes?) and will try to run away fast if not handled in an understanding and aware manner.
Our lead coach is
I was told by a boyfriend once “I bet you could achieve anything if you set your mind to it”.
His statement caught me by surprise and I had to think about it for a bit, but in the end I agreed.
There is something about consciously and successfully working with horses that fills me with the sense that I can do anything.
I want that to be true for you too
We are here to support you in your process.
Hey, I’m Sam
I’m an Equine Assisted Life Coach, Counselor, Family Constellations practitioner and looooong time passionate-about-horses horsewoman.
As a coach
As a coach I get to embody and translate the wisdom and qualities of Horse into a powerful coaching model that is grounded, practical, insightful and guaranteed to enrich and empower You!
Lucky me! 😉
The Magic happens outdoors
Our in-person sessions are held outdoors in a beautiful paddock setting, with one or more horses.
Absolutely no previous horse experience is required, we work with the horses on the ground (non-ridden).
Through skillfully facilitated interaction with horses we step you through a process of navigating and overcoming life challenges –
You don’t just need to coach with us, we also offer the following Equine Assisted sessions
Counselling is for you if there has been a recent event that you are seeking to navigate. Counselling is different in feel. You may simply require non-judgmental listening space together with the horses to breath, unpack your mind and heart, replenish and resource.
Family Constellations is a modality that works on inter-generational patterns and trauma; on the family system. A Constellation is recommended
when there is a pattern at play in your life that
does not seem to shift no matter how much work you have done on it.
Horses have a naturally coherent heart rhythm.
There are benefits to simply being in the
presence of a horse, for the above reason and
more. We add to this with physical, breathing,
and mindfulness exercises; meditation,
visualization, transwork and energywork
according to what you need.
Horses are Masterful Teachers
Horse teach personal power.
They teach boundaries, confidence, assertiveness, congruency, authenticity, persistence, patience, stamina, planning and strategizing, clear and effective communication, relationship, partnership, connection, bonding, awareness and understanding of another’s experience, leadership, teamwork, compassion, embodiment, energy management, self-awareness, presence, coherence, co-regulation, community, and family. They also teach about freedom, responsibility, and how to live Big and Bold.
You’ll notice that ALL of these qualities and life skills are essential to our daily lives as people and necessary for our SUCCESS!
So much Pure Magic!
Wait – what exactly do we mean by power?
We don’t mean ‘power over another’. Not that kind of power that tends to make people nasty and corrupt; that’s not what we are advocating.
We’re talking about true power, the personal power that is the birth right of each one of us.
The power to
We guarantee that through our process you will
All of this providing you turn up and do the work.
Located in Cape Town, South Africa
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