Healing Haka®

Healing Haka

Haka is a from of prayer and calls on the strength of the ancestors and on the connectedness with mana whenua power of the land.

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  • March 9, 2020

Ponderings on Riding

I enjoy riding too. But as much as I love taking Orlik to the woods or helping Daniel to speak, I can’t help but to think whether or not I should be riding my horses at all. I often question whether Orlik likes my riding him, too.

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  • February 1, 2018

The Metaphor of the Centaur

In the past, humans were deeply connected to their innate and nature based wisdom. Living in close connection to the land, to nature, the seasons and the animals, survival depended on paying attention to the shifts and changes of emotion and energy in the body and the external environment.

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  • January 15, 2018

Music of the Plants

Plants do understand us. But do we understand them? The true value of plant life on this planet is little realised by most folk who take it as a bounty to be harvested without any recognition of what this means to us.

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  • January 9, 2018

Horses, Energy, and Trusting the Unknown

My wise senior mare, Posadka, did something out of the norm the other day. Whenever the horses do something out of the ordinary in the context of an equine-guided learning session, I tend to get quite curious about it.

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  • January 3, 2018

Kaimanawa Heritage Horses

Elder and Marilyn Jenks have been volunteering their devotion to the Kaimanawa horses since the1990’s. During this time they have been responsible for saving the lives of more than a thousand wild horses.

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  • December 26, 2017

Meet the Dune Lakes Herd: Samsara

Sam’s full name is Samsara. It is a Sanskrit word that means “flowing on” or “passing through,” with an emphasis on the struggle to live in this world.

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  • December 24, 2017
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