Episode #79 ~ The Way of the Horse

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In the fall of 2007 Lynn Thompson spoke by phone with Linda Kohanov, author and trainer at Epona Equestrian Services ~ collective of trainers, riding instructors, educators, counselors and artists exploring the power of the horse-human connection. Founded in 1997, and located in Sonoita, Arizona. In this conversation they refer to her three books, "The Tao of Equus", "Riding Between the Worlds", and "Way of the Horse" (with deck of 40 illustrated cards).

From her website www.taoofequus.com ~

"Over the years, we've discovered that interacting with these magnificent animals can be immensely therapeutic physically, mentally and spiritually, helping people reawaken long-forgotten abilities that are capable of healing the imbalances of modern life. At a time when horses are no longer required to work in our fields and carry us to war, they can do something arguably more important—work on us.

Whether you're an expert equestrian, a new horse owner, a facilitator in the fast-growing field of equine-facilitated mental health, or a person who has simply loved horses all your life, Epona's unique, multi-disciplinary approach to the equestrian arts can help you more deeply explore the power these animals have to inspire us, to lift our spirits and carry us out of the mundane."

www.newworldlibrary.com ~ publisher

www.steveroach.com ~ glimpse at start and finish of "Electro Erotic" from Fever Dreams III (2007 Timeroom Editions)

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