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Horse Bios

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Hibou is the lead mare of the herd.She is a 14 year old grey Arab. She is affectionately known as the our“Anahata horse”or “the horse with a heart”, as she has a perfectly shaped heart marking on her back end. Hibou is the French word for Owl. She has transformed from a wild, aggressive and distrustful demeanor on her arrival to that of a strong, sensitive and deeply caring horse.

Raven a 11 year old quarter hose cross, is the lead gelding of the herd. He carries "black horse wisdom" and is a gifted shaman and healer. He and Koko were rescues from the slaughter house.

Koko is a 10 year old sooty brown quarter horse gelding. He is very much the trickster and joker. This goofy face occurred spontaneously from him as I was wishing I had a photo of a horse making funny faces.

Caribou is a beautiful 7 year old Paso Fino gelding. He loves to play and will turn anything into a great game of fun. His favorite game is taking the key out of the ignition of the ATV or tractor.

Bob is a 16 year old quarter horse gelding. He loves playing and swimming in water as well as giving and receiving hugs. He enjoys and even insists on being involved in the training of the other horses.

Naomi is a 10 year old miniature mare with a lot of hair. She loves people, especially children. Not to be underestimated by her small size, she invokes powerful emotions and deep transformation within people.

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Bella is an 9 year old quarter horse mare. She adores the healing work with humans so much so that we changed her name from Bella to Bella Satori to reflect her healing nature. Satori is the Japanese word for insight or awakening.

Velvet is a 14 year old hackney pony who demands total freedom. Through her freedom she in turn provides a sense of playfulness, love, trust and nurturing.

Diamond is a 7 year old Quarter Horse mare. It took Diamond several years to heal her own wounds enough to feel comfortable and safe helping others. She now proudly, strongly and willingly assists others on their journey to wholeness.

Axel is a 27 year old Thoroughbred gelding. He has a wide spectrum of strengths and wisdom. At 17, 2 hands high he is our tallest horse.

Merlin is an 8 year old Hanoverian Thoroughbred gelding. Merlin is a graceful, strong and kind horse who loves to learn. He embraced the FEEL work fully since his arrival in the spring of 2011.

Zahara is a confident, insightful 5 year old Paso Fino mare. She comes from a lineage of FEEL horses who work at liberty with humans. She loves life as well as guiding and helping others freely.

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Kota is a 5 year old Quarter horse gelding. He spent the first four years of his life in a stall prior to arriving at Anahata Horse Centre in the spring of 2011. He is enjoying learning to be a horse and a free spirit.

Rusty has earned his wings! He became a horse ancestor after over 36 years of being a horse here on earth. In many ways we feel his presence more deeply as a horse ancestor. He lives in our hearts forever.

Donkey Bios

Daisy is extremely patient, affectionate and deeply caring. She loves to chase away the wolves at night and can sometimes be heard bellowing off in the distance in the middle of the night.

Jacquie is shy around people. She has transformed from once being a dog and cat “killer” to peacefully laying by their side sharing a special moment together on a warm sunny day.

Elk Bio

Affectionately known as “Elkie”, she is our resident lone elk. She has joined our herd of horses and resides with them year round. For those who wish to connect with her, she is a willing and insightful teacher.


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