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Apprenticeship, Volunteering & Community Programs

 

Mission: This unique Journey of the Herd Apprenticeship will increase your practical, physical, mental and emotional life skills. Contribute through experiential learning the many details of a horse sanctuary. Bring your heart and skills to contribute and learn behind the scenes in a deep immersion into the HSH team and the services we share.

Learning: Learn the HSH principals and be actively involved in the holding and providing for a team, herd and ranch guests. Build competence and confidence in connecting with humans and horses within a passionate vision of horses healing humans. Develop and exercise skills to hold different aspects of the project based on interest and skill. Work side by side with  Letitia, Rio and the team to assist creating horse experiences as skills develop Experience and dive deep into creating a Happy Herd and the four relationships of horse: Free Liberty, Leadership, Stewardship and Partnership (horseback). Develop intention, focus, leadership, collaboration, teamwork and responsibility. Utilize your own unique gifts and develop new ones to bring success and creativity to the overall ranch mission. and greater local community. Contribute to ongoing community projects.

Commitment: Minimum three month  commitment, 5 Days a week,10 plus hours a day contributing to the Horse Spirit Healing needs with talents, effort and passion. 

Opportunity: Successful completion is an opportunity to join the full time HSH team.

Accommodations: Shared housing and meals. with kitchen, bath and intentional ranch environment.

Required gear: Rubber boots and rain gear.

Required Horse Level: Experienced.

Cost:     

3 Months $3300

6 Months $6600

Inquire for levels 1 through 4 certifications

Contact Us to Apply!

Journey of the Herd Apprenticeship

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Volunteer

 

Mission: The Volunteer project is an immersion. Focus is on land stewardship and the the growth and support of Horse Spirit Healing projects. Volunteers live on Ranch and are an active part of the Ranch community. The unique skill set of each Steward is appreciated and utilized in Horse Spirit Healing projects and development. Volunteers can also participate in the Stewardship Project above.

Learning: Learn to communicate and collaborate with fun and connection to uplift this horse healing community. Many skill sets are utilized on the ranch and volunteers are encouraged to actively learn and participate with one and other.


Commitment: The Volunteer project is a minimum one week, 5 Days a week, 5 hours a day contributing to the Ranch needs with talents, effort and passion. Volunteers can also participate in the stewardship project.

Accommodations: Shared housing at a special price, kitchen, bath and intentional ranch environment.

Required gear: Rubber boots and rain gear.

Cost: Depending on lodging $15 - $50 per night

Free with no lodging

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Volunteer Project

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Horse Stewardship Project

Horse Stewardship Project

 

 

Mission:

The Horse Stewardship Project creates a consistent opportunity to co-create meaningful community intention, collaboration and responsibility - as each participant develops skills to independently steward (care for) our Happy Horses and the Horse Spirit Healing mission to “Create meaningful and joyful connection between horses and humans”.

The Horse Stewardship Project is designed to co-create happy, healthy horses, filled with love and care. Happy Horses desire to fully give their powerful and innate healing gifts to the humans that seek them. Stewards experience the empowering, reciprocal relationship of unconditional love, learning and connecting with the healing horses.  As we give, so we receive. 

Learning:

Participants learn the Compassionate Stewardship and Leadership and Free Liberty relationships of horse: Stewardship,  Stewards also experience EquiTouch, EquiEnergy, EquiGrooming and Free Liberty connections.

 

Commitment: The Horse Stewardship project is a six-week commitment,  a minimum of 2 days per week, 3 hours per day. One hour is for horse care and the other two contributing to the HSH project needs. The unique skill set of each Steward is appreciated and utilized in Horse Spirit Healing projects and development. 

Ages: Mature 11 - Elders. 

Required Gear: Boots, gloves and rain gear. Rain or shine, the horses are waiting.

Cost: $100 training

Contact Us to Apply!

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Colt School

Community Youth Projects

Cabuya Caballo Kids

Mission: Cabuya Caballo Kids was our first outreach offering to the community back in September 2020 through present time.

 

Learning: This community gathering  for all ages, creates meaningful and joyful connections in Free Liberty Receiving with healing  horses. Participants  express their heart expression of their horse connections into artistic form.

 

Commitment: This 2 hour community program is offered  monthly to the greater community free of charge.

Cost: Free of charge. 

Community Support call in. Donations and sponsorships appreciated to  support the local community, herd, arts and sanctuary.

Colt School Sponsorship Project

Mission: The Colt School Sponsorship Project is an out reach project using your donations to share the Herd with special needs and able bodied children in the local Costa Rican community. 

Learning: Participants experience the healing and joyful benefits of ´creating meaningful and joyful connection between horses and humans, utilizing art, movement, sound, connection, nature, contribution.

Commitment

We offer ongoing weekly classes supported by sponsors donations and HSH mission.

Cost: Free of charge. 

Community Support call in. Donations and sponsorships appreciated to  support the local community, herd, arts and sanctuary.

Contact Us to Apply!

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