Mane Moments

Family Equine Experience

Sundance Hills is partnering with Redeeming Valor and Psychologist/Mental health provider, Dr. Wooden, to bring you a unique equine family focused workshop!
 

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Workshop Dates & Time:

June 15th & June 22
9:00am - 11:00am

The Workshop Will Focus On:

  • Developing insights into your parenting and communication style
  • Improving your connection with your children and family members
  • Building upon healthy communication and breaking old patterns as
    you play games and interact with horses.
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    Who We Are:

    Dr. Feeby Wooden: Licenced Clinical Psychologist and Eagala Certified Equine Assisted Psychotherapiest

    "I would leave 6 (or more) stars if I could. Dr. Wooden is a truly gifted psychologist who has an almost unbelievable ability to see past the surface and get to the real cause of problems. She has been able to speak to both of us in a way that helps us to keep ourdefenses down so that we can learn, understand, & grow. If you are serious about healing, healing a relationship, and ready todo the work, then look no further"

    Sara Whyte: Horse riding instructor and Eagala Certified Equine Assited Psychotherapy Equine Specialist

    "My daughter has been taking lessons here for about a year now. In this time I have seen her skills and confidence grow in leaps and
    bounds. Her coach Sara is kind, encouraging and firm when she needs to be"

    Key Offerings & Details

    • Educational activities in a beautiful, safe, grounding, and fun, environment.
    • Meet new friends.
    • Learn about the energy you project to your surroundings and others.
    • Enjoy a slower more grounding space. All Eagala EAP is on the ground.
    • NO RIDING INVOLVED
    • Dress comfortably, keeping weather in mind, with closed toe shoes.

    Deadline for signups is JUNE 12th!

    Why Horses?

    “The horse is a mirror to your soul. Sometimes you might not like what you see. Sometimes you will.”

     
    Buck Brannaman

    Studies have shown that Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy, (EAP), is effective for treating those experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma-related symptoms, as well as ADHD, autism, dissociative disorders, and
    other mental health diagnoses. In one study, subjects showed increased confidence, selfesteem, assertiveness, emotional regulation, and resourcefulness as a result of this form of therapy. In some cases, just a few sessions of equine therapy can produce improvement.

    Additionally, EAP eases anxiety and reduces depression. Spending time with horses has shown to lower blood pressure and increases oxytocin, a hormone that promotes feelings of positivity and connection.

    If EAP can do all of that this in individual therapy sessions, imagine the impact it can have on your parenting and family.

    “There is something about the outside of the horse that is good for the inside of a man.”

     
    Winston Churchill

    Sign up Below:

    Price:

    $110 per person for 2 (120-minute) workshop sessions
    June 15 & June 22 (9-11am)

    We accept Tricare, Aetna and UBH
    Call Feeby to check copay: 760-492-5656
    HSA & FSA are Accepted

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    Payments:

    After signing up, please pay a deposit to secure your spot in the program:

     
    Please note: Your payment is due in full the day before the clinic - JUNE 14th.