Meet the Horses

You do not need to know ANYTHING about horses to attend a workshop at Les Sources Sacrées.

Our horses are provided with as natural a habitat as possible. The small herd lives out, year round.  They are not shod, although they do see the farrier regularly to have their hooves trimmed. They eat grass or hay, depending on the season. They are not stabled, although they do have access to shelter, especially needed in the hot summer months when they can often be found dozing in the woods or in one of the field shelters.  There is more that a hectare (2,2 acres) pasture per horse and varied terrain for them to explore, mimicking the prairies they would have roamed before horses became domesticated. Free range horses, and eco-friendly!

There are three Friesian horses in the herd (see video below). Friesian horses are ideal equine assisted experiential learning horses and great retreat leaders. Belle, Aurore and Tess, our Friesian horses, are intelligent, intuitive and eager to offer guests the rare opportunity to discover the boundless insight and limitless understanding that can develop between a person and a horse, based on respect and trust. Suzie gathered that the idea is to learn from the horses how to be understanding and then to use these new-found insights to build more satisfying relationships with other people.

Intimate and very private conversation
Private negotiation

Just as each person has a specific personality and life perspective, talents and life experiences, so does each of the horses. The horses offer their different personalities (loads of personality in Belle’s case), their generosity, their playfulness and their energy to ensure guests enjoy an unforgettable workshop.

Click on the links to meet each horse individually.

Do you too desperately need to escape the endless demands of the rat race?

No need to spend a fortune. Simply send an e-mail to welcome2gascony@gmail.com or fill in the form below to check availability and make a booking, then book your plane ticket with one of the budget airlines, pack sunglasses, suntan lotion and your swimming costume and join the herd for an unforgettable holiday in the sun-blessed south of France. This memorable workshop in the company of three Friesian horses will change your life forever.

This is a workshop that you will continue to benefit from for many years. Register your interest NOW – due to the small group policy places are limited.

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A Reformed MD, assisted by six talented Horses, hosts Workshops and writes Books in the south of France