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Mindfulness Encounter with Horses

Leander, United StatesPart of the Airbnb Animals collection

Animal experience hosted by Kelly

2 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes drinks

What you'll do

What is it about being in the presence of horses that is so settling for the human being? What is it that seems to cause our bodies, minds and spirits to heal when we spend time with them?

During this time of uncertainty, worry, fear and anxiety, we must intentionally take time to rest. These emotions can affect relationships and quality of life. Kelly offers an opportunity to reset, restore and regain a sense of peace and calm. With over 25 years experience providing safe and impactful encounters connecting horses and humans, guests will leave with a renewed sense of energy and empowerment.

Guests arrive and instantly the quiet and peace settle nerves and cause a deep breath of fresh air. Surrounded by birdsong and giant oak and elm trees, relaxation is instant. Kelly will meet the guests at the gate and each sign a wavier. Then a walk through the property brings guests to our herd of beautiful horses. An introduction is followed by a choice of partner for the experience. The horse(s) are pulled and the guests interact and groom the horses, as Kelly facilitates a deeply personal experience of reconnection to self.

Horses are 100% focused on the present. They don’t dwell in the past or worry about the future. Just being around them can help us slow down, focus and become present and attuned to ourselves and our environment, access intuition and rediscover true sel
What is it about being in the presence of horses that is so settling for the human being? What is it that seems to cause our bodies, minds and spirits to heal when we spend time with them?

During this time of uncertainty, worry, fear and anxiety, we must intentionally take time to rest. These emotions can affect relationships and quality of life. Kelly offers an opportunity to reset, restore and regain a sense of peace and calm. Wit…
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What's included

  • Drinks
    Ice water to refill

Meet your host, Kelly

Host on Airbnb since 2017
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Kelly Jones has been studying horse behavior and participating in horse/human relationship work for 20 years, at her ranch only 45 minutes north of Austin, Texas. Her genuine warmth and desire for her guests to understand the true depth of connection they can experience in life through working with horses provides a life-changing experience. Kelly facilitates retreats, workshops, coaching and clinics at her 15 acre private tree-covered oasis, home to 14 healthy happy horses. The guest experience includes time on the ground with horses, an immersion in nature, walking trails, a labyrinth and an overwhelming sense of peace.
Kelly Jones has been studying horse behavior and participating in horse/human relationship work for 20 years, at her ranch only 45 minutes north of Austin, Texas. Her genuine warmth and desire for her guests to understand the true depth of connection they can experience in life through working with horses provides a life-changing experience. Kelly facilitates retreats, workshops, coaching and clinics at her 15 acre private tree-covered oasis, home to 14 healthy happy horses. The guest experie…
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Where you'll be

The 15 acre private horse ranch is home to 14 horses, a labyrinth, walking trails and over 100 giant live oak and cedar elm trees. Songbirds delight with their song, wildlife sightings are common and in the Spring the wildflowers are spectacular.

This Hill Country oasis is home to beautiful views, starry nights, fresh air, and absolute quiet . It has been described as an instant immersion into peace and calm.

2 reviews

Lacey
February 2021
Spending time with the horse and becoming more aware of how we (as humans) process situations and feelings was an amazing experience. Kelly and her passion for what she does made this experience surpass my expectations.
Jay
January 2021
Going home changed for the better. Thank you for helping me process a new chapter of life. Thank you Kelly snd Summer!!!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Water Bottle

Close Toed Shoes