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Equine

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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Activities

MIRAVAL EQUINE EXPERIENCE™

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|$95

Seasonally offered April through November

AN UNFORGETTABLE CANVAS

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|$95

CYPRESS CREEK EQUINE MEDITATION

Explore this unique meditation experience that allows your active mind to settle inward and unite with your body. Engage with a horse while exploring the seven pillars of mindfulness and the benefits of connection and balance. 90 MIN|$95

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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 elevates awareness of mind, body, and spirit. Enjoy a quiet, meditative ride that helps you focus on personal presence and the relationship between you and the horse. This is a walk-only ride. Your height and weight will be requested at time of booking. 2 HRS|$175

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Common Ground: UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO CONNECTION

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 self-awareness. Be guided by the wisdom of our four-hooved friends. 2 HRS|$95

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COMPLIMENTARY

EXPLORING HORSES AT MIRAVAL

In this introduction to Miraval’s Equine Program, learn about how horses have partnered with humans to change roles from serving as hard laborers to helpers that calm the chaos of our minds. Discover the numerous ways horses can ride with you on your Miraval journey and help you create a life in balance.