The Great Escape Veterans Program for Women

The Great Escape Veterans Program for Women

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 08:00 AM - Sat, 05 Oct 2019 05:00 PM

Great Escape Mustang Sanctuary,

42132 Ridge Road,

Deer Trail,



United States

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Pairing Military Veterans with Untouched Mustangs

  • This fee covers the care and feeding of your project horse while in the training program.
  • All accommodations and meals are included
  • Partners with trained GEMS Ambassador Mustangs, as well as untouched Mustangs and learn how to build a relationship based communication, understanding and trust.

with GEMS head trainer Stephanie Linsley
Stephanie helps bridge the gap between horses and humans through as a psychology-based approach to horsemanship. Our relationships with our horses mirror our relationships with other humans as well as ourselves. Therefore when we can establish our equine relationships through trust, confidence, and understanding, we gain insight into our other relationships as well.

We owe it to our horses to understand and respect their unique equine psychology if we intend to build a partnership with them.

therapuetic support by Caroline Roy LCSW
Caroline is a trauma informed therapist who is certified in EMDR, Equine Therapy, DBT and Yoga has a private practice at a ranch in Niwot, Colorado. An advocate for the orse, both wild and domestic, Caroline is the founding directory of Rocky Mountain Equi-Rythm: Horses Balancing Hearts, a non-profit devoted to the healing power of the horse which she passed on in 2018 after twenty years at it’s helm.

“Because Horses are such magical creatures, learning to dance with them is a powerful and transforming experience. It introduces nuance into our lives, ultimately enriching our spiritual core. Artistic collaboration with a horse invokes the musical experience created when melody, rhythm, harmony, timbre and form coalesce into a coherent whole. In learning the art of horsemanship, we embrace these same elements and also become whole.”
– Horse Sense and the Human Heart, Adele and Deborah McCormic (Caroline’s mentors and authors)

Our participants have been selected for this program, however check back with us for next years opportunity. 
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