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At the Cypress Creek Ranch, award-winning equine experiences help unleash creativity, improve communication, heal fear and trauma, and take you on an unforgettable ride.

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Seasonally offered April through September


Tap into your creative spirit by using the side of a horse (that’s right, a horse!) as your canvas. We use a living canvas to remind us to stay present and grounded in our storytelling. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes, and bring a hat, sunscreen, and water bottle. Note that this can be a messy experience. 2 HRS|$75


Mindful Grooming

A true hands-on workshop meant to create synergy between you, your breath, and another being by surrendering yourself and your anxiety to the moment. 60 MIN | $65

Mindful Horseback Riding

This unique equestrian experience is intended to elevate awareness of the mind, body, and spirit. Enjoy a quiet, meditative ride while focusing on personal presence and the relationship between you and the horse. Wear long pants, hats, sturdy closed-toe shoes, and sunscreen. Don't forget your water bottle! This is a mounted, walk-only ride. 2 HRS|$175

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Move a horse around the pen without touching or speaking to identify your communication challenges and strengths. Horses can help us see more clearly, live more mindfully, identify personal blocks to communication, and develop new paths to selfawareness. Be guided by the wisdom of our four-hooved friends. 2 HRS|$75

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Practice living life in the moment as you work with specially selected horses and our expert facilitators. Perform equestrian ground skills and get a chance to notice personal patterns that may be holding you back in this exercise and in your life. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. 2 HRS|$150