Equine Therapy

Discover Healing and Growth with Our Gentle Equine Partners


Reconnect with Nature and Yourself through Our Unique Equine-Assisted Therapy.


Discover a transformative journey of healing and self-discovery through our unique Equine Therapy program.

Nestled amidst the serene landscapes of Modewarre, our Equine Therapy sessions offer a profound opportunity to reconnect with nature, yourself, and the wisdom of horses.

Led by our experienced practitioner, Cindy Jacobs, our sessions are designed to guide you on a path of holistic healing and personal growth.

Whether you’re seeking emotional support, mental clarity, or spiritual renewal, our Equine Therapy program provides a safe and nurturing environment for profound insights and transformation.

Why Choose This Experience?

Embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing unlike any other with our Equine Therapy program offered by Deśa Retreat. This unique approach combines the gentle presence of horses with expert guidance from Cindy Jacobs, a seasoned practitioner with a deep understanding of equine-assisted therapy.

Here are a few reasons why our Equine Therapy experience stands out:

  • Holistic Healing: Our program is designed to address the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit, offering a holistic approach to healing and personal growth.
  • Nature’s Wisdom: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Free Rein property, surrounded by the tranquil environment that promotes relaxation, reflection, and connection with nature.
  • Expert Guidance: Cindy Jacobs brings years of experience in equine therapy, coaching, and counselling, ensuring that each session is tailored to your specific needs and goals.
  • Safe and Supportive Environment: Our sessions take place in a non-judgmental and nurturing environment, allowing you to explore your emotions and experiences at your own pace.
  • Personalized Experience: Whether you’re dealing with trauma, anxiety, or seeking personal development, our Equine Therapy program offers personalized activities that cater to your unique journey.

Experience the transformative power of Equine Therapy, where healing begins with a gentle nudge from our equine companions.

A horse will reflect exactly what you
need to see about yourself.

Are you brave enough to ask?

Are you strong enough to listen?

Are you humble enough to learn?”
                                      ~ unknown


From intimate moments of connection between humans and horses to candid snapshots of personal breakthroughs, the Free Rein Gallery offers a glimpse into the profound experiences that await you.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is Equine Therapy?

Equine Therapy is a form of experiential therapy that involves interactions between individuals and horses to promote emotional growth and healing.

2. What happens during an Equine Therapy session?

Sessions typically involve activities such as grooming, leading, and observing horses, guided by a trained therapist or facilitator.

3. Is Equine Therapy suitable for everyone?

Equine Therapy can benefit people of all ages and backgrounds, including those dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, and relationship issues.

4. Do I need horse-riding experience to participate?

No prior horse-riding experience is necessary. Equine Therapy focuses on non-riding activities that emphasize the therapeutic bond between humans and horses.

Meet Your Facilitator

Cindy Jacobs is a highly experienced practitioner in equine therapy, coaching, and counselling.

With a background in change management and executive coaching, Cindy brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to her work.

She is a certified EAGALA practitioner, with additional training in the Mind Body Method of Coaching with Horses and the Epona tradition.

Cindy’s approach is inspired by her deep connection with her herd of horses, which she views as powerful partners in human growth and development.

As a trainer at the Centre for Equine Experiential Learning and founder of Sehorse, Cindy is dedicated to helping individuals reconnect with their true selves through the wisdom of horses.