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Heather Gunther

Heather Gunther
Boulder, CO United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Aug 29, 2016
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The first time I joined with Eva, I couldn't hold back the tears in my eyes. 

In the wild, a herd of horses will run with a lone horse until it joins the herd. When a human asks a horse to ‘join’ with them, they run with the horse not as a predator but as a leader, someone safe to trust. Once the horse becomes attuned to you stop, settle, open your heart and invite the horse to connect without you. Once joined, a horse will often follow you wherever you go, freely and without ropes. 

The day Eva and I joined was the first time I worked with her. Being a young horse and not knowing her training, I was wary as to whether she would understand what I was asking of her.

At first she didn't understand. She ran quickly with apprehension. Yet, with time, she began watching me and recognize that I was not a threat. The moment that she looked over at me, paused a long pause, and then, slowly walked over to me and touched her head to my heart, my eyes burst forth tears of love and knowing that this was a special moment.

Over the past 3 months, I have come to see that Eva has this effect on many people. Even people who are 'simply' grooming her report a heart opening experience and, often, tears. 

There is something special about her that draws people in and opens their hearts. I know that she is meant to work with people and support them in finding more of themselves. I hope you will help me make this dream possible by contributing toward this campaign to purchase and train Eva, while also supporting the non-profit who is selling her. 

With a grateful heart, 

Heather Gunther

Synergetic Play Therapist, Equine-Assisted Psychotherapist, Parent Coach

HealThroughPlay.com

Helping children and families thrive

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Amount Raised:

$600

 

5% Raised of $12,500 Goal