Private Lessons and Workshops

Please contact me if you are interested in setting up a private workshop for yourself and  friends! I love the more intimate sized teaching opportunities to share weather its focused on:

Hackamore/Bridle Horse: Beginning with an in depth look at the genius behind this time honored tradition, proper gear selection, fit and application, through introducing the often radically different way of riding that focuses on ourselves.









Feel, Timing and Balance:

Yup…the big ‘un’s. And what I love to explore! I call this the mortar between the foundational building blocks and incredibly profound for us to dig into; both for ourselves and our horses.










“Feel Like a Kid”: These camps are a ridiculously fun and sneaky way to help us become more present, aware, playful,  and right brained; all tromped on skills we’ve left behind that as we ”grew-up’  that allow us to become available for ourselves and others, including our horses and set the stage for developing feel. Seriously silly growth and comedy.










Art and Horsemanship:  Mixing my two loves into one magnificent offering that will allow us time to ”be’, space to dabble, room to experiment, safety to question. These two are so alike and supportive of one another not to mention about the ONLY thing we want to paint!  If ever you’re like me and have Lost Art, a longing to create that you’ve never explored for all out myraid of reasons and want to try…


The Call of the Art

June 25-27 2021

Seven Half Diamond Ranch, Merritt, B.C.

Seven years ago I dredged up out of the back closet, way down underneath some long forgotten totes, single socks, shrunken western shirts and in amongst the dust bunnies….my passion for Art. It was moldy, barely recognizable and so sad and tattered, but I tenderly carried it out into the light, had a good cry and am now nursing it back to vibrant, shiney happy health. It takes some nurturing by kindness, patience and buckets of compassion, faith in the outcome, wonder in curiosity and JOY…oh the JOY of actually creating cannot even be described! I feel this guilty, gleeful, skippy feeling when I allow myself time to ponder what I may paint next, staring at photos, buying canvasses(FUN!) and paint, taking a workshop to help guide me and direct this rag tag drive to MAKE STUFF..

Soooo in my journey of doing all this, guess what I learned? well well well, imagine that! There are all kinds of you just like I was, that never had the time, or it was ‘one day’, blank canvas fears, Art store TERROR, no talent (but oh so want to), no energy, one day ( No really, one day), too busy, other obligations…one day (I promise). So so many of you who really really want to do SOMETHING with art…but what and how and when and and and where to begin.

I tried this a couple years ago…and surprise surprise! No one showed up! hahahaha! So trying again….gently nudging any of you who have ever (or never but..) wished to pick up a paint brush, to come out with your horse, and hang out together and paint stick horses, stick trees and stick sticks…no pressure, just play. My vision is to experiment with the paint, experiment with colour, experiment with play and heart, hang out with the horses, maybe sketch them, as badly or goodly as we want, paint our horses( literally, on their hair) day dream, ride in the evenings maybe, see what unfolds in a nurturing, supportive inspiring, safe way with other kindred spirits who are every bit a daunted at creating and just gently coaxing your Lost Art to come out, come out come out and play….

If this feels like it’s calling you and you’ve no horse, we can work with that too, but I want horses there as a grounding, connecting, soulful and accepting place to relax away from the art. Seven Half Diamond will be the location and accommodation is available, so  if you have not had the pleasure of being there yet you are in for a real delight. Lakes, hills mantled in aspen, crazy beautiful light, rustic ambience with all the comforts of home and a fantastic saloon for spaced out creative ventures, arena with obstacles, wonderful variety of trails and we will be there in wildflower season…extraordinarily beautiful. Horses have lovely big pens as well.

A recommended supply list will be provided, but I am happy to share my paints as needed.

The 6th Annual Cowgirl Re-Union


“A Celebration of Em-bodiment and Re-membering”

When: July 21-25, 2021

What: Collaborative Retreat

Highly unique, challenging, rewarding, soul searching, healing, balancing, enlivening, provocative and, relaxing…these are all words that come up from feedback to describe this phenomanal gathering.

This is our seventh year of this heartfelt project , and it has truly taken on a life of its own. With an overarching theme of deep connection back to ourselves as women; our sense of play, stillness, and wonder, our horses hearts and bodies, our sisters and kindred spirits and our great earth we walk upon.

We spend the mornings in small groups, rotating through time with myself doing mindful exploration of our horses with the Waiting Game, a  bareback  awareness meditation and experiential exercises in feel, timing and breath.

Alexa Linton will take you on a nature/soul exploration an a re connection back to a more authentic way of being and moving through this world.

Our incredibly gifted photographers have helped capture both candid moments of connection and the more staged ones, including dress-up or site specific with aspens, lakes, hills, or the woman’s special vision. We supply help to tack horses, carry props, fetch water/forgotten items/

Friday is the hilarious Cowgirl Games designed with challenges for increased horsemanship and group partnership in  non competitive and belly laughs followed by a big old barbeque and music on Saturday where we open the doors to husbands and boyfriends.

With all these gifted facilitators it will undeniably be an experience that will change your Life! Held at the incredible Seven Half Diamond Ranch