The Equine Link
Douro, ON K0L 1S0
Samantha’s passion for horses started at a very young age, when she caught a potent case of horse fever and took advantage of every opportunity she could to be with horses. She eventually began taking lessons and at the age of 17 she bought her first horse. This began her stewardship journey and has given her experience working with mares, foals and stallions of varying breeds and experience in various disciplines.
Samantha graduated in 2010 with an Honours Degree in Psychology and has worked in the Social Services industry ever since. Her predominate field has been in vocational counselling with youth and marginalized individuals, including people with disabilities. Samantha has facilitated many individual and group workshops on life skills, career paths and goal setting. She has demonstrated her excellence in motivating and empowering clients to reach their goals. Samantha is a continuous learner and avid volunteer with Suicide, Sign Language, Intervention and First Aid training and is now a certified FEEL Facilitator.
FEEL has allowed Samantha to explore and identify her own authentic feelings, emotions and needs and begin the path to start moving toward a more fulfilling life. As a FEEL facilitator she assists the horses to improve participants’ physical, emotional and mental wellness and experiences. Samantha assists the horses teach various lessons including self-confidence, emotional agility and heart-based leadership.
Samantha offers both individual and group workshops to people at The Equine Link, where the horse is the teacher and assists with: non-verbal communication, emotional agility, assertiveness, creative thinking, problem solving, leadership, responsibility, teamwork, relationships, confidence and attitude, but the options are endless when you can’t fool your teacher. She offers services to Peterborough and surrounding area and is located in Douro, ON.