Articles by Leigh

Leigh Shambo, MSW, LPCC draws upon a lifetime of experience and extensive know ledge as a psychotherapist, horsewoman/trainer, educator and spiritual teacher for her articles. She blends a clear, groundbreaking theoretical base with heart grabbing real life examples in an easy to follow and captivating writing style.

All articles have previously been published in the e-magazine Equus Spirit.

A Different Way of Seeing

A Gallant Friend and Teacher

Active Work with Horses: Explorations in Authentic Power

Balance: It’s Rarely Perfect, Always Fluid

Embracing the Capacity for “Feel”

Fit to be Tied, or Fit to be Free?

Forgiveness Starts Inside: Message from a Soul Friend

Healthy Boundaries: Consistency Balanced with Flexibility

Horse Behavior: Intelligent Mirroring?

Horses and the Power of Thought

Invisible Horsemanship: Practice in the Field of Consciousness

Life Within the Herd: New Perspectives

Magic and Mystery in Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy

My Accident (or, Are There Really Any Accidents?)

Reflective Work with Horses: Dropping the Agenda… and Finding the Treasure


Tara: Love Beyond Boundaries

The Invisible Way: Horse as Spiritual Mirror

Trail Less Traveled: Horse as Guide for the Inner Journey

Warming Up for Riding – Naturally

White Horse Energy

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