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Horse Speak® All-Inclusive Retreat **Event is Full. Contact Host for Waiting List**

October 27, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - October 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am

Experience what it is like to learn, laugh and love your way into a horse’s heart.​​

Everything horses say to each other they say to us. Horse Speak teaches you how to listen to what they are saying and how to respond in a way that they can understand. A few basic “vocabulary words”, a willingness to listen, and an open heart and mind are all you need to enter the conversation.
This retreat will introduce you to Horse Speak, the exact and specific kinesthetic communication system of the horse. It will help deepen your understanding of horses, their behaviors and how you affect them. Six lucky guests will learn basic skills that will lead them to safer, more enjoyable and trusting relationships with every horse they meet.
We welcome everyone from experienced horse people to horse lovers with no riding or hands-on experience. Whether you show horses, own horses, volunteer at rescues or are involved in the equine therapy world, this non-riding retreat will inspire you. It will teach you how to offer horses enrichment and support them mentally, emotionally, and physically.
What We Will Learn
Heidi Potter will share the fundamentals of Horse Speak through presentations, interactive exercises, self-awareness practices, herd observation and hands-on practice with the horses.
  • Gestures, Postures & Signals-Horses have established protocols that they use in communication. Discover how we can mimic them, open the door to conversations and see immediate results.
  • The 15 Buttons of Horse Speak-Learning the most used “Buttons” of communication on the horse’s body allows you to offer clear and precise comments, directions, and support to every horse.
  • The 4 G’s of Horse Speak-Horse conversations are cyclical. Learning the 4-G’s of communication allows you to follow their protocol.
  • Self-Awareness, Mindfulness & Congruency-Feelings create the “look” and horses most care about how it “feels” in any given moment. Self-awareness of what you bring energetically, emotionally, mentally, and physically to the horse is where it all begins. Learn techniques to help you bring a more relaxed, grounded, centered and mindful presence to the horse in every situation.
The Venue
And you can indulge yourself in the comfort and beauty that this farm offers! Mountain Horse Farm is a horse and farm sanctuary and a wellness retreat. The clinic includes 3 overnight stays in a comfortable and gracious private room with a private bathroom. Some of our rooms even have hot tubs & fireplaces. This retreat clinic includes all your delicious meals, starting with dinner on the first evening and ending with breakfast on the last morning, as well as snacks and non-alcoholic drinks during our time together.
You will be working with our herd of horses. They are a well-established herd of six, all different breeds and sizes who live a life as natural as possible with lots of freedom and choices. Bringing your own horses is not possible.We welcome 6 participants. We keep it small & intimate to create a wonderful opportunity for learning and bonding. Heidi is staying at the farm as well.​​​Mountain Horse Farm is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, famous for its wineries and breweries, gorgeous lakes and waterfalls. You may want to consider adding a few days to your trip to explore the area.
For more details and pricing visit Mountain Horse Farm contact host Suzanne Vullers 585-374-5056 or info@mountainhorsefarm.com


October 27, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
October 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am
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Suzanne Vullers
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Mountain Horse Farm
291 Cherry Ridge Drive
Bostic, NC 28018 United States
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