WHAT?! My head nearly spun around on my shoulders. I think all 4 of us said, “Oh my God!” at the same time. We were completely shocked...
If you remember from Part One, we were informed that the horses were haltered and ready so they would be easy to catch! Apparently, having the horses haltered wasn’t quite enough preparation to prevent them from bulldozing their way past the equine specialist and escaping into the yard! (Thank goodness our participants did not see that fiasco!).
Every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. Part one of this story is obviously, the beginning – how it began and what we did right in preparing a safe, wonderful experience for our clients. Part two of the series is when we realized a few (horrible) holes in our plan and how it all nearly fell apart! Part three is what we did to prevent everything from completely unraveling, lessons learned and what you should look for when working with unfamiliar horses and their handlers.
"Detachment requires faith…in something. Faith in a greater good, or intelligence and faith that we are part of that greater good and intelligence. This is where listening to your body comes in…when we are listening to our bodies, we are listening to our body’s intelligence, which is connected to and a part of the larger intelligence."
"Horses are much like the cells in our bodies. They create and depend upon connection for their survival."
"Horses and Spiritual Warriors incorporate 5 Energies to create and sustain a healthy herd. These energies guide and sustain correct action."
That’s funny; this human seems bigger somehow.
A Conversation with the Real Dr. Doolittle! 1. What exactly is “Horse Sense for Humans”? What is the “Sense” they have for us? 2. How are horses different than a dog or cat in this scenario? 3. How do “know” when you are in an ‘inter-subjective’ state of being? What does that feel like? 4. What kind of training is necessary to facilitate this kind of work?
My client today is stomping all around the round pen. I haven't figured out why I am even in here with her. There are sparks of wild energy flying off in every direction as she flails her arms around and takes big strides one direction and then suddenly another.
A young woman enters the gate. She is calm, and I feel as though we may understand each other. I wonder if she will come closer. She does! I lift my head and look at her. Her energy is less clear now; we are in danger of falling out of sync. It was so easy at first! What changed?
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