“The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom.”
The Equinox Trust is an organisation that strives to bring something unique, something different and something meaningful to people looking for change.
We believe in the human potential of people to heal themselves; to change to a positive outlook no matter what negative circumstances have been faced. We empower people to heal themselves!
The Equinox Trust is a non-profit organisation offering empowerment, support and therapeutic programmes to communities, individuals and groups in need.
EXPLORE OUR WORLD
The goal of Equine Assisted Therapy/Learning is to translate time spent with horses into a meaningful and healing experience.
WHAT WE DO
We offer programmes for women and girls who have experienced trauma, as well as caregivers who need extra psychosocial support due to the secondary traumatic stress they experience through their work. These programmes are fully funded by a variety of donors and run for a set length of time.
Therapy - Individuals, couples, families
Equine Assisted Therapy/Learning can help address both verbal and non-verbal communication skills, the expression of emotion, coping skills, self-esteem, teamwork and relationship issues. It is a non-judgmental and gentle process that is client focused and centered around the premise that clients have the solutions to their own problems...
Wellness in the workplace
Investing in a wellness package for your employees is a good way to help people adopt and maintain healthy behaviors in the workplace. This has a positive umbrella effect on companies, as all employees play a significant part in shaping workplace attitudes and the overall working environment...
The natural therapy options that are now available at The Equinox Trust are inspired by one of our Trustees and facilitators, Nicola Michl. Her passion for natural healing has...
Our professional, certified facilitating team (made up of a mental health professional and an equine specialist) enable an interaction between client and horses. The horses respond to a client’s behaviors and the energy they put out into the world, and clients then get a chance to try out new behaviours and patterns with the horses in a safe and supportive environment.
The programmes we provide are fully funded for those in vulnerable communities and the services we offer to the general public are a paid service.
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A beautiful testimonial from a lady from Dews of Quietness NPO, sharing her experience of the equine programme.
Listen to Sarah & Fiona speaking about their work with Valkenberg Psychiatric patients on the Cliff Central's "Beyond Madness" podcast:
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