Healing in Harmony

May 19, 2019

Logistics Please email or contact Susan at (310) 633-3800 to sign up. You'll need to arrive on July 25th, 2019 (a lite meal will be served on this evening) and depart on July 29th, 2019 (the workshop ends at 4:oo on July 28, 2019). Please let us know if you need a ride from the Montrose Airport. You may want to check flights coming into Grand Junction, CO; they can be considerably less expensive, however you would need to arrange your own transportation. Please bring appropriate clothing, ...

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Life’s Transitions

February 9, 2019

June 16th – 22nd Change is inevitable, but sometimes finding our way through life’s transitions can be difficult and stressful especially if we are holding on to how things “should be” or if coming out of our “comfort zone” puts us right in to the “panic zone”, leaving us no room to trust our gut feelings and intuition on how to move forward. Partnering with horses who are masters of living in the present moment, we can learn how to live in our “stretch zone”. That area just out of the ...

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Dust If You Must

February 9, 2019

June 21st - 23rd Traditionally ancient and indigenous cultures have looked at the time of the full moon as an opportunity to see what is holding them back from full filling their soul’s journey. When we partner with horses for self healing and growth we are tapping into our ancestors ways of co creating harmony not only within our selves, but how we move through life. Do you have dreams and aspirations, but feel stuck and unable to move towards them? When you try to move forward are you frequently blocked ...

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Find Your Authentic Self

February 9, 2019

April 25th – 28th There is a lot of talk these days about “authenticity”, but what does this really mean? How do we know when we have accessed our “authentic self” and more importantly how do we live there? Equine Experiential Learning offers us the unique gift of partnering with ancient sentient beings who only know how to live in authenticity. Through carefully designed activities they will show us how we show up in the world and in the most gentle of ways guide us to not only experience our own ...

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EEL Workshops & Retreats

February 5, 2019

2019 Dates Announced below... At Metaphorse our experienced herd and facilitators specialize in providing support, clarity and lasting skill sets to assist your personal growth. We specialize in assisting those surviving trauma to move forward into balanced thriving lives, helping corporations and families learn healthy communication skills while honoring each others unique ways of communicating and leadership styles as well as setting healthy boundaries. Our workshops are specifically designed to build self ...

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Women’s Empowerment Group

August 27, 2018

Equine Experiential Learning jump starts your journey of self discovery and transformation. Connecting with horses helps people reconnect with their heart and soul, their Authentic Self, inspiring healing and growth. They do this easily because horses live in the present moment and are guided by their intuition. They are true masters of non-verbal communication, clearly mirroring to us our subconscious thoughts or behaviors.   Benefits of Partnering with horses: Increase self awareness ...

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Horse Leasing

March 18, 2018

Metaphorse is offering horses for lease for your riding pleasure. Nothing fancy and nothing flashy but plenty of trust worthy mounts. All shapes and sizes, plenty of colors and horsonalities. Come meet the 15 horses you have to choose from, they are waiting to take you away from it all. How it works: Lessee will need to prove a working knowledge of horses and tack. Metaphorse adheres to the Natural Horsemanship principles and expects Lessee to be of a gentle nature when handling horses. Lessons are ...

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Star

March 18, 2018

Star is a 19 year old Registered Appendix Quarter Horse mare. A delight to ride, she has known barrel racing to trail riding. She is the only horse I've known to not really care about her herd members. She's often standing off by herself. Come meet Miss Star and take her for a test ride. Breed: Appendix Quarter Horse Color: Buckskin Age: 20 See our Lease page for more info about leasing ...

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Horsemanship & Riding Lessons

March 18, 2018

Jody has over 40 years of riding and riding instruction experience and is the perfect instructor for all riding abilities. Designing riding programs to suit individual needs is our specialty. Starting with matching the right horse to the right student, then building relationship, which in turn builds trust. We have several different lesson choices listed below with more info under each link. INDIVIDUAL & GROUP - EEL Riding Lessons: Great for self-empowerment and building self-esteem. - English or ...

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Equine Experiential Learning

March 18, 2018

What is EEL? When a uniquely designed equine activity is facilitated, debriefed and feedback is given, it drives the message home. Huge Ahhh moments happen, an EEL session can truly be a profound experience. We’re always told that we learn from experience, “Live and Learn”. Actually going through an experience is a more powerful way to learn and is proven to cause a lasting change. Have you ever felt like you can't stand up for yourself or have a problem saying No? Do you struggle with managing ...

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Natural Horsemanship Lessons

March 18, 2018

Jody will teach you the basic fundamentals of Natural Horsemanship. This method is based on building a partnership with your horse by winning the 7 games that horses play every day, all their lives. These Natural Horsemanship lessons involve more ground work so students are slower to start the actual riding part of their lessons but your knowledge and understanding of horses is far greater. Prices: Individual: $65 Group: $45 per ...

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English or Western Riding Lessons

March 18, 2018

We teach basic horse care and handling. Students learn to catch, halter, tie, pick feet, grooming parts of the horse, saddle & bridle and they learn to ride. We want you to be able to leave here a confident, knowledgeable horse person, ready for horse ownership. Prices: Individual: $50 Group: $35 per ...

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EEL Riding Lessons

March 18, 2018

EEL Riding Lessons Highly recommended for riders who would like to recover from trauma, especially horse related accidents. It’s proven that horses can help us get past our traumas in a timely manner. The release of a hormone called ocitocyn is formed and released in both the human and the horse which creates a calming effect for both. See our Why Horses page for more info on how horses help us heal. Prices: Individual: $85 Group: $65 per ...

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