Equine Experiential Coaching (EEC) is an interactive form of learning and coaching with the goal of cultivating personal awareness and growth through partnership with horses.
How does the Healed by a Horse® program work?
Healed by a Horse® is an Equine Experiential Coaching program that uses a body-centered approach to lead you to self-discovery, emotional intelligence, and living with authenticity. It is designed to help you release limiting beliefs, heal underlying trauma & grief, and acquire tools to assist you in your daily life as new or recurring challenges come up—all with the help of horses as healers, teachers, & guides.
Horses have a unique way of holding space and offering instantaneous and non-judgmental feedback so that healing can occur. Whether you are experiencing physical or emotional pain, struggling with negative beliefs or thought patterns, at a crossroad in your life, or just want to deepen your self-awareness, Anna Marie and her herd of teaching and healing horses can help! They will assist you in accessing the internal wisdom your body and soul needs for healing, expansion and growth. Their ability to live fully in their body in the present moment makes horses the perfect co-facilitators for Intuitive Coaching!
Using immediate, non-verbal feedback, horses will help you uncover, discover or re-discover the intuitive wisdom held within you that is needed for healing, growing and evolving.
Horses are highly sensitive beings that live in the present moment and act with 100% authenticity, 100% of the time. They rely almost exclusively on their senses for survival and decision making, for their own well being and for the good of the entire herd. They are experts at processing and moving energy through and out of their body and are eager to help you learn to do the same.
They do this in two main ways:
~ with their ability to sense and then mirror your energy
~ with their ability to magnify your emotions
The safe space created within the energy field of a horse can lead you to living a more authentic life, with powerful new insights about yourself. Horses teach unconditional love (including self-love), healthy boundaries, what it takes to becoming a trustworthy leader and partner, and so many other lessons!
What does a Healed by a Horse® session look like?
Healed by a Horse® sessions are personalized for you by Anna Marie after a brief free phone consultation. Each activity is based on the area(s) of your life or spiritual journey you would like to work on. Through a series of body-centered awareness activities, participants will receive intuitive coaching from Anna Marie and the horses that will help guide you to a higher awareness of your true path.
Sessions combine personal awareness, exploration & reflection opportunities; group bonding & team building exercises; and interactive equine activities into one unique and unforgettable spiritual experience.
Being in the presence of and interacting with horses under the guided coaching of Anna Marie creates a powerful opportunity for accelerated learning and personal growth that is sustainable and transferrable to your day-to-day life.
No prior horse experience is necessary! All Healed by a Horse® activities are done with all feet and hoofs on the ground. Therefore, participants will not mount or ride horses at any point. At times, there will be close contact with horses (including hands-on activities). Accommodations will be made in accordance with the experience and comfort level of each participant and horse.
Treat yourself to a relaxing and fun day with horses! Experience the healing power of our equine teachers–whether you’re new to horses, an experienced horse person, or anywhere in between. Enjoy a day of introspection, as the horses help you see yourself in a new way. Healed by a Horse® small group retreats are great as a stand alone experience. Additionally, they are often the catalyst for wanting to go deeper into more personal work that continues with private 1-on-1 or weekend retreats.
Looking for a group retreat day just for you and your family or friends? Anna Marie can customize a Healed by a Horse® program just for you! Click the link below to schedule a free phone consultation.
Group, Team & Corporate Retreats
Gather your group for an introspective and interactive day with the Healed by a Horse® herd. Enhance individual confidence and self-esteem, build trust and leadership skills, encourage effective communication and develop team bonds in a variety of ground activities and obstacles that carry over into day-to-day living and working environments.
In partnership with horses, you will be led through a customized program of 4, 6, or 8 hours that focuses on the skills and activities of your choosing.
Customize a team-building Healed by a Horse® program just for you and your team! Click the link below to schedule a free phone consultation.
Private VIP Retreat Days or Weekends
Private Healed by a Horse® sessions are for individuals or couples with a desire for deep healing, those seeking self-discovery, and anyone aspiring to live more authentically. The potential for transformational change and healing is infinite!
Single day VIP coaching sessions last approximately 5 hours, with intermittent breaks for reflection and self-care for humans and horses. 2-Day/Weekend Retreats and 90-minute sessions are also available.
All sessions are customized for the client, based on your pre-session consultation with Anna Marie. Click the link below to schedule a free phone consultation.
Energy Healing with Horses
An energy healing session with the Healed by a Horse® herd is similar to receiving Reiki from the horses! As a certified energy healer and animal communicator, Anna Marie assists during the energy healing session by receiving intuitive information from the horses and offering additional healing energy as guided.
Live sessions are 1 hour in length.
Distant sessions are 25 or 50 minutes in length.
What are some benefits of a Healed by a Horse® session?
Benefits may include, but are not limited to:
Develop a deeper level of self-awareness
Cultivate emotional intelligence
Build or reestablish trust in yourself and others
Access your intuition for decision making
Increase self-esteem and confidence
Identify Limiting Beliefs that keep you in unhealthy behavior patterns and relationships
Experience immediate relief of physical and emotional pain
Accelerated healing of grief (including divorce, death, illness, job loss, change in location, or other major life changes), addiction, abuse, & trauma
Reduce stress & anxiety
Explore different leadership styles and skills and their strengths/weaknesses
Enhance verbal communication skills
Increase understanding of non-verbal communication skills
Encourage creative thinking, decision-making & problem solving
Improve individual and team performance
These are just some of the results participants of the Healed by a Horse® program have reported and that Anna Marie has experienced herself through her healing journey with her horses. Read a piece of her story HERE.
LIVE and in-person Healed by a Horse® Equine Experiential Coaching sessions are available NOW!
Anna Marie is now taking reservations for her exclusive Healed by a Horse® coaching program. All sessions are co-facilitated by her personal herd of experienced teachers and healers at her ranch in Shabbona, Illinois.
If you would like to find out more or to book your very own Healed by a Horse® session for you or your group, please enter your information below. Anna Marie will contact you to discuss session options and set a date for your personalized equine experience.
OR…you can directly book a FREE 15-minute consultation using the link below.
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Anna Marie has the most wonderful Gift of Horse and animal intuition. She is an excellent coach, who knows how to ask the right questions and go to places that may be uncomfortable, but necessary for growth in a loving and compassionate way.I highly recommend having the “experience” as you will walk away changed in so many wonderful ways. It’s a profound investment in Yourself. It was such a pleasure to share space with Anna Marie and the animals and it will be something that stays with me forever.
You and your whole tribe provided a safe haven for healing. The most memorable moment for me has to bethe complete love and healing power I felt from your whole tribein the round pen healing session. When I replay it in my mind, I still feel the vibrating energy pulsing through my entire body. I continue to have flashbacks of connectedness I felt with each of you. My heart and soul are forever changed by the love and compassion I felt over that incredible weekend! The complete feeling of love, compassion, and acceptance into your herd provided accelerated healing on a soul level. Thank you for a life changing weekend! I look forward to doing more healing work with you and your tribe in the future.
My Healed by a Horse weekend change my life in ways that exceeded my expectations. Anna Marie encouraged me to be really honest and vulnerable with the herd and in doing so I was rewarded with deep healing. Anna Marie holds space in a beautiful, non-judgmental way that allows you to go really deep into the experience and feel supported in the face of whatever is coming up. I arrived at Anna Marie‘s afraid of being around horses. I left two days later profoundly changed, and in awe of the beauty and love I experienced being around them.
Anna Marie is intuitively guided to create an experience that is perfect for what you need in the moment. She blends strength and compassion as she encourages you to go for it in a way that feels supportive and empowering. I continue to find things that have changed and healed as a result of my time with Anna Marie and her herd. It is an experience that I will cherish for the rest of my life!
My private Healed by a Horse session was a life expanding event. Anna Marie and her herd guided me through the process so I felt safe and could be vulnerable. The horses were amazing at reading my energy and conveying through their behavior that I had a lack of healthy boundaries. It was truly mind blowing seeing how much accurate information the horses shared. The horses then worked with me to strengthen my boundaries. The horses also did Reiki on me, which I didn’t even know was possible! I left feeling rejuvenated and grounded with a new outlook on my life.
I spent a weekend at Anna Marie’s place receiving a Healed by a Horse coaching session and learning Animal Reiki I & II with her horses. This by far was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had! Working on different activities with her horses helped me find my confidence! I continue to have the confidence I need to speak up for myself in such a productive way in my personal and professional life. I have been able to focus more and move forward on decisions that needed to be made. On the second day, I received a Reiki session from her horses. What an amazing experience!! Her horses knew which chakras I struggle with and helped release the bad energy I had to let go. I would highly recommend any of Anna Marie’s services!
The Self-Care Sunday Retreat experience Anna Marie has created is right up there with releasing baby turtles into the Pacific and walking on fire with Tony Robbins. It has had a lasting effect of heart felt energy times 10! It’s a great start and I would like to take more individualized therapy with her and her horses. I’ve been telling everyone about her magical herd of horses. Plus, friends have seen a real difference in me!
The whole meditation with the horses was beautiful and the energy was amazing! Nikki rubbing her lips next to my chin during the meditation; she was so gentle. Staring Al in the eye and feeling what he wanted to tell me. I learned things about myself and what I need to work on releasing, like I need to get in touch with my feelings and pay closer attention what my body is telling me in different situations. I feel calmer, more confident. When I get stressed, I think about all 3 horses and it melts away any anxiety.
Anna Marie is a very loving professional person. You feel at ease right away and very welcomed. She knows and loves her horses and all her animals.
I highly recommend Healed By A Horse Best therapy out there (if you love horses as much as I do). This was definitely one of my best days ever Thank you Anna Marie Ellison for offering such a wonderful retreat!
Wonderful program! The calm and supportive nature of Anna Marie along with the empowering energy of the horses (not to mention the other animals on her farm) will help you along your spiritual path in ways you never thought imaginable.You won’t regret booking an experience with her and her horses. I am still reeling from the incredible energy and healing I experienced. Amazing is an understatement! Thank you Anna Marie, Hercules, Al and Nikki for everything. I highly recommend it!!
Thank you for your amazing intuitive and gentle healing session.It was a very unique and powerful session. I will consider future sessions with you and the horses. Looking at the pictures brings this experience back and I once again felt the special love and acceptance from these beautiful animals. Since my Healed by a a Horse experience, I am not taking myself so seriously. I am judging myself less and comparing myself to others a lot less.
Meet the Herd
Each of these beautiful creatures came into my life to help me heal, grow and evolve in a different way. I am honored they chose me and that they excitedly participate in the coaching sessions with me and my clients. Each day with them is truly a gift.
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