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A Horse is NOT Just a Horse

Feeling unbalanced and disconnected from your inner self? Who doesn't feel that way these days? Kate Boswoth seems to make time for the horses, but should you?

If going to the derby doesn't sound like your idea of a relaxing trip but you would like to pack your bags for a unique, life-changing experience, then

Wyatt Webb, former addict musician turned horse lover and human therapist, can help you. His Equine Experience at Miraval Life in Balance™ resort is a place that people go to find out, in a rather unusual way, what's keeping them so darn unbalanced. Basically the theory is that how you relate to a horse goes back to how you relate to your inner self. For example, if you are overly nice to your horse it may become apparent that for some reason you feel the need to be overly nice to anyone in order to get them to like you. (And all this time you thought you were just being nice to the horse so it wouldn't freak out and kick you in the face!) Sounds a bit quacky, I know. But people swear by it and have life changing experiences with The Equine Experience Class. Miraval claims:

This class offers another opportunity at Miraval for you to discover how to more fully enjoy the present and be conscious of each moment of living, as opposed to merely surviving daily life.

Go here to plan your own equine experience

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lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 10 years
I own my own horse, and its the best way to relieve stress.
nycgirl nycgirl 10 years
I love horses, esp. Arabians. They are gorgeous. Once I was at the Dallas State Fair (for the Texas v. OU game) and was petting one of the horses... It took a BIG liking to me, if you know what I mean, and I didn't even notice until my friends started pointing and laughing. It was obscene!!
Imabeliever Imabeliever 10 years
I use to ride all the time in my pre teen and teenage years.. man I miss it.. thats it.. now I am going to have to go riding.. watch my old ass get thrown :) That will wake me up and get me "balanced"!
Arthur Arthur 10 years
you don't need to own a horse, start by just going riding. Look in the yellow pages.
Masqueraded_Angel Masqueraded_Angel 10 years
Awww...do you guys know what I would do just to have a horse? I've been wanting one since I was like...7. I'm gonna get one someday...*sigh*
wynter wynter 10 years
We had horses on our farm. I love them and really miss riding!
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
I love horses. They are so beautiful
Arthur Arthur 10 years
I rode every day in high school. Not sure if I buy that how one treats a horse reflects how they treat people, but I can tell you for sure that having to take care of four horses every day throughout your teens certainly teaches you responsibility (and how to comb and braid hair much to Heidi's delight).
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