Writing is a passion for me as well as being an important element of my spiritual and personal development practise. Finding a spontaneous, creative flow of consciousness via the pen on the page (or the fingers on the keyboard) can transform, inspire, settle and bring peace. When I do this beside my herd, soaking in the beauty of nature, able to hear the sounds of the horses nearby, the process Continue Reading
Recently I was invited to do a talk for a psychotherapists’ group entitled ‘How horses help us to heal from loss, separation and endings’. In introducing the session I recalled how it was in the midst of grief (when losing my mother in 2004), that I caught the first glimpse of my horse, Winston, as my healer.
The healing from him and my wider herd hasn't always come in the form I Continue Reading
The icy wind finds its way through the old timbers of the barn, reminding me that it is winter outside. Ruby, the mare who has taught me how to be myself, stands uncomfortably beside my chair. In the extreme wet weather she has developed an abscess in each of both front feet. It is difficult to witness her pain as she attempts to find relief, shifting her weight from one hoof to Continue Reading