Solar Eclipses are known to bring about transformation, new beginnings and changes. Their potency can sometimes be intimidating, but it is important to remember that they always put us on the right path. The influence of this Solar Eclipse, it will be important to go with the flow and not be in a hurry to make key decisions or judgements about something. But one thing is for certain, after the passing of this Eclipse, the truth will slowly be revealed…. For me, it’s been an extraordinary, amplified, and intense time…journey with us.
It’s been two years …
Photos of the family and what can only be described as the ROTH magic…
And Anna recently took Joseph to school via horseback on honey, their trusted steed.
Internship at ROTH
When Anna and Vin initially suggested I return to Colorado to do a 3 month internship at the ROTH Ranch after completing HHC, my first thought was what a wonderful opportunity it would be to learn so much more. My second thought was “F$%&! Me? An intern? They must have either had too much Costa Rican sun, got the wrong person, or forgotten that I’d only just managed to overcome my fear around horses enough to get a halter on – well, half on – without desperately seeking the nearest fence to vault over – or perhaps crawl under would be more apt! Of course, they hadn’t and my time with them has been wonderful.
The goal was to have more handling experience, and to become more familiar with the day-to-day running of a horse ranch: feeding, pasture management, fencing, being present for equine professional visits (farrier, chiropractor… etc.) and, of course, getting to know the horses, their needs and understanding the dynamics of the herd a little more. My greatest challenges were fear, of which I still had a sizeable amount, and the belief in myself that I could actually achieve what was required in an internship, particularly the physical requirements. I developed a very effective stalling strategy when doubt or fear crept in called “I can’t!” Anna, thankfully, had an even more effective counter-strategy called “Yes, you can!” She was right!! I could!
I have learned so much and as it is with the most valuable kind of learning, this has been on many levels. I also know there is much more to learn. My fear has diminished greatly in comparison to what it was and without it getting in the way so much I have been able to experience the joy of “being” with the herd and “seeing” them in a way I wasn’t able to before. I feel great gratitude for this, for what the horses have shown me about myself, and for the healing this has brought. Great gratitude, too, goes to Anna and Vin for the bestowing of their knowledge, their unwavering support, and the amazingly good humor shown as a strange Kiwi/Brit blundered about within their lives and all over their property! Even more gratitude goes to the universe for instigating everything and for keeping everyone, human, equine and canine, alive and intact, while that blundering went on!!! It has been ……………amazing!
Photo Credit: Lacey Knight
Vin and Saber having a tender moment in the trailer before the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo. Vin always makes sure to take time to connect and thank the horses for their efforts!
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Listen to Anna discuss pole gentling with the untouched horse.
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De-Mystifying the Round Pen
In this, the third of the Reach Out to Horses® DVD series you will see just how effective the Round Pen can be in training your horse. Anna and her students will show you how to use the Round Pen to create the ultimate foundation for a relationship with your horse, introduce the saddle or even solve your most challenging horse related problems.
You will learn how to:
- Talk to your horse through your body language, energy & intention
- Create a 2-way communication system with your horse
- Use your eyes like a pro in the Round Pen
- Understand how horses perceive your actions and the how’s behind the why’s.
- Determine when the Round Pen is not the right tool for the job
- And much, much more…
When combined with the horse’s language, the RP will open up a whole new world for you and your horse. You will finally learn how to resolve your Round Pen issues and gain the leadership with your horse. Through communication, honesty and mutual respect you will be able to create the trust-based relationship crucial to a good partnership with your horse. Create a lexicon that far exceeds the RP environment and experience a language that goes beyond body gestures.
Neda DeMayo – Founder of Return to Freedom American Wild Horse Sanctuary
“Anna’s compassion for horses and humans supports her students in developing the quality of communication that will take them beyond traditional training methods.”
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As the owner of a highly successfully Spiritual Business Coaching Company the experiences I bring to my clients is not only of utmost importance to me, but chosen extremely carefully. It is my high intention that my clients are not only receiving the highest service possible from myself but from any outside facilitators that I partner with to support the growth of my clients and their businesses. It is with this high standard in mind that I chose to partner with Anna Twinney and Vincent Mancarella, of reachouttohorses.com, to bring six of my highest level clients to their Reach Out to Wisdom Course. My intention was that this course and masterful facilitation and techniques of both Anna and Vin – and of course the work with the horses! – would lend a physical and spiritual component of business breakthrough that could not be delivered in truly quite any other way.
Not only did Anna and Vin meet my standards, expectations and intentions; they far exceeded them.
Anna Twinney is a masterful horsewoman, dynamic teacher, and one of the highest level intuitive group facilitators I have ever had the honor of working with. Her ability to take an art-form such as horsemanship of such complexity and intricacy and be able to deliver to a group of healers, coaches and heart-centered entrepreneurs with NO horse experience whatsoever and not only have these entrepreneurs comfortable with horses at the end of three days, but completing tasks that that are of a significant horsemanship level. Most importantly, she also holds the ability to translate the accomplishment of the task to support my clients in authentically experiencing the business and personal breakthroughs they came to the course to receive. In many instances, breakthrough and blocks that some had been unsuccessfully able to shift for years. They are now free and available to achieve their dream success in a way that was never quite available before.
Lending to Anna’s mastery is the brilliance of the partnership dynamic between Anna and Vin as well as VIn’s own incredible coaching and facilitation skills. Though Vin is not a horseman himself he brings an element of depth observance and sage wisdom that was an integral part in supporting my clients in being able to truly connect the bridge between what was taking place with the horses and how this relates to their business. In more instances than one he was willing to go the full distance
with a member of the group gently, yet with clear direcction guiding the path to internal discovery, awareness and release of life-long limiting beliefs. Also, his joyful, warm, natural humor brings an inviting and light energy to a journey that otherwise, perhaps, could become very heavy due to the seriousness of the nature of the work with the horses.
It was very clear to me before going into this experience that horses are the mirror for your Soul, but to have that mirror held up for three full days by such masterful teachers is priceless. I know that not myself nor any of my clients will ever be the same again. We are all taking away lessons that will play a key and intricate part for each entrepreneur being able to bring their message to the world and to be generously rewarded for that delivery in the largest of ways.
Obviously, if any of what I have shared so far resonates with you then I highly recommend that you secure your spot in the next Reach Out to Wisdom course right away. These courses fill up quickly and there is absolutely no solid reason to put the clear, solid connection with your destiny on hold.
Not only am I extremely grateful, but I will be back! Thank you Anna and Vin!
With appreciation, Heather Dominick – www.energyrichcoach.com
Good Morning Anna,
I wanted to let you know that Karen and I had our first Level 1/2 class this weekend. We did a Friday/Saturday class and had 5 students! We were so blessed and had a great time. The ladies in the class were so great also to provide us feed back and their enthusiasm was awesome!!
We used the lesson plan we got from you and made it fun. It feels good knowing we sent 5 wonderful/powerful ladies home with the confidence that they can do this. In fact 2 of them have already emailed they have done 2 sessions on family members and all they could say was WOW!
Thanks again Anna for the training and guidance that you provided us. Please tell Vince that we used the group medizations and they loved it!! I am pretty sure at least 2 of them will be buying them as well!
Karen & I have kept in touch with both Margaret and Amy. We have a monthly Reiki Share at Margaret’s house and last Thursday was one of the most intense sessions I had ever had but sooo needed to prepare for our class!
I hope all is well in your world and hope to one day soon cross paths again if nothing more than to have a cup of tea and swap a Reiki session!
Usui Reiki Master