Private Equine

Re-discover yourself with a private session at the Purple Sage Ranch. Our award-winning programming includes arena lessons and equine bonding experiences.

EXPLORE ALL PRIVATE SESSIONS AT MIRAVAL ARIZONA

Private Sessions

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. Seasonally offered 120 MIN | $

CADENCED CONNECTION

Discover the synchrony of moving rhythmically forward while mounted on a horse. This exploration can create a deeper sense of trust and connection between horse and rider and promote fluid and authentic communication. $

PURPLE SAGE EQUINE MEDITATION

Create balance and tap into the power of presence with the Purple Sage Herd. With horses as models of mindful, embodied presence, greet each moment through awakening to your senses. Discover how awareness of your senses can slow down a busy mind by enhancing connection and balance. This is a unique departure from traditional formal meditation practices and exploring alternative ways to bring mindfulness into our daily lives. 90 MIN | $

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COMMON GROUND: Self-Leadership for Effective Communication

Experience the powerful dynamics of non-verbal communication and how this influences your ability to lead yourself and others. In this unmounted activity, you will move with a horse around the pen, engaging tools of communication, collaboration, and creativity without speaking or touching. The insights and skills you discover may apply equally to personal and professional relationships. 120 MIN | $

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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 from the life you want to live. 100 MIN | $

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INTRODUCTION TO RELATIONSHIP-BASED HORSEMANSHIP

This equestrian experience elevates the bond between horse and human by focusing on relationship and mutual respect as a way of working with horses. Learn horsemanship basics that may include such things as approaching a horse, haltering, and grooming. This is a mindful experience that focuses on the technical skills and personal presence required to develop trust and willingness with an equine partner. | $