SUMMER & FALL 2023 PROGRAMS & EVENTS
"There's somethings about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man."
Junior Trail Seekers!
Kids Ages 8-12yrs
SPRING: Saturdays 3:00-4:30pm May 27th-June 24th
SUMMER: One full week Mon-Fri 6:00-7:30pm July 17th-21st
A 5-week program designed for kids to help build confidence, self-esteem, self-worth, communication and social skills while making connections with, and learning about, horses! Each session 1.5 hrs. Cost: $395
Youth ages: 13-17yrs
Fall: Saturdays 1230-2pm Sept 9th-Oct 21st (no group Oct 7th)
A 6-week program designed specifically for youth who struggle with anxiety and worry. Participants will learn & practice skills to better manage anxiety and emotions, build confidence and enhance overall wellbeing and resilience. Each session is 1.5hrs Cost: $415
Trail of the Heart
Adults of all ages
Fall: Fridays 6-7:30pm Sept 8th-Oct 21st, 2023
A 6-week program for adults who desire clarity and change in their lives.
Each session is 1.5 hours in length and includes self-reflection, connection, and guided interaction with our horses.
(All activities are ground based. No experience with horses necessary)
How we navigate through life, and the paths we take, involve choices each of us must make for ourselves. Personal growth & empowerment are attainable when we take the reins of our own journey.
Trail of the Heart is a program for self-discovery and building resiliency through identifying your own unique strengths and values.
**Each session is unique, and so groups can be attended several times with different learning and insights gained each time!**
INDIVIDUAL PERSONALIZED SESSIONS - by appointment
Your own dedicated time with an equine partner and facilitator looking at whatever is identified as a priority to you...dealing with anxiety, feeling unsettled and overwhelmed, stress, burnout, past events, coping strategies, building confidence, mindfulness, how to move forward, building on personal strengths etc.
A quiet, non-judgmental, kind and caring space to be still, just a place to be...
Pre-pay for 3 sessions and pay $250
8-week Grief Recovery Method Program
Action & evidenced-based program to help you move through the pain of loss. Now offering individual sessions. Group program coming soon.
Stop in Meet & Greet!
Sunday May 28th 2:00-4:30pm
Come and meet the Equine Encounters team! Claudine, Linda and some of our equine partners. Say hello, ask questions and see what we're up to!
Cost: **Free!** Enter to win a free 1:1 sessions!
Hearts, Minds & Manes...Women's Retreat
Sunday July 23rd 1:00-4:00pm
An afternoon just for you! A time to get inspired, relax & restore through ground-based (no riding) interactive activities with the horses in the heart of the river valley! No experience with horses necessary.
Second Annual Afternoon of Wellness!
Sunday August 27th 1:00-4:00pm
Last year was such a tremendous success, and after many requests, we decided to hold another Afternoon of Wellness! Take some time for yourself before the hustle and bustle of the fall! Set aside some restorative time to surround yourself in a serene setting with our horses, and decompress while enjoying a warm beverage & freshly-baked treats. Come engage in a unique guided experience of connection and interaction with our equine partners. You'll also have the opportunity to create a take home keepsake.
Ages: 18- 100+yrs Cost: $100
Contact us for more details & to secure a spot in any of our programs or events!