Equine-Assisted Wellness Retreats in Connemara – non-riders welcome

Our range of Equine-Assisted Wellness Retreats on the shores of Lough Corrib are the perfect tonic for mind, body and soul.

Run in collaboration with local experts and EAL and EAGALA certified faciltators, Horses Connect, all work is ground-based and no previous horse experience is required.

It’s impossible to fake a real connection with a prey animal that has evolved over millions of years to intuitively know when it is safe in the moment and when it needs to move away.

Horses know when we’re grounded, focused and real – and they know immediately when we’re not – even if we don’t know it ourselves. They are experts at reading body language and subtle signs. Horses respond with unique insight into who we are, in the moment. They are profoundly gifted reflectors of our true selves because their very survival depends on reading us right.

Equine-assisted Wellness Retreat in Connemara

At our Equine-assisted Wellness Retreats you can expect fun, hands-on exercises and activities designed to create opportunities to discover inner (often hidden) strengths and to identify, and work on, areas that need attention.

Some sessions with the horses will be EAGALA-model work. EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) is a non-profit professional organisation with over 4,500 members in 50 countries. EAGALA sets the standard of professional excellence in how horses and people work together to improve the quality of life and mental health of individuals, groups and families worldwide.

Part of every day will be spent with our herd of Connemara Ponies, learning to listen to what they have to say. You will also be presented with opportunities to further explore your personal development each day with a session of  (for example) Movement Medicine, Sacred Sounds, Cranio-sacral Therapy or Mindfulness

Visits to local alternative therapists can be arranged as an optional extra – for example Reiki, Massage, Reflexology etc

Enquire Here about dates and availability on our Equine-assisted Wellness Retreats in Connemara

Upcoming Equine-assisted Wellness Retreats in Connemara

Connect with your Inner Alpha Mare

Embracing your Third Age with the guidance of horses

An indepth journey into the adventure of aging aimed at mature women

Sunday January 30th – Saturday February 6th

6 Nights/7days with optional extra days exploring Connemara on horseback
Equine-assisted wellness retreats in Connemara