The horse (Equus ferus caballus) has been domesticated around 6,000 years ago.
A natural prey animal, they accept the predator homo sapiens on their backs.
This requires a huge level of trust.
Nevertheless, until today even horses who have been bred and raised around humans, have never fully lost their wild instincts and are very much connected to nature.
We use them as a bridge in our retreats - a bridge that connects the very real here and now, the connection to earth and to our bodies, to the instinctive, spiritual world, to the unseen that can only be felt.
They help us make the unseen visible, to give understanding and meaning to our feelings, and to stay connected and grounded.