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The Spell of the Horse

The Spell of the Horse

We are excited to announce that The Spell of the Horse, debut book from Pam Billinge founder and Director of Equest, will be published by Blackbird Books on 17th September 2017.

The incredible power of horses as healers and teachers
When Pam became disillusioned with her stressful career in industry she set up as an independent coach and leadership consultant and trained as a body psychotherapist. It was during this time that her mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer and Pam began to notice the way her horse responded to her emotional turmoil. Thus began an exploration into the true nature of the horse and their infinite capacity to help humans heal and deepen their sense of themselves, through equine assisted learning, equine assisted leadership development and equine assisted psychotherapy.  
Horses reveal our emotions
The Spell of the Horse tells that tale. By sharing her own story and those of some of her clients* Pam hopes to inspire readers to transcend the challenges they face and find a place of self-belief, purpose and peacefulness.

Describing her work Pam said: “The book has been inspired by the many people I have worked with over the years, who have shared their stories with me and been so courageous in embracing personal and professional change, and of course by the wonderfully wise horses who have made my learning, and that of my clients, possible. My wish is that the book will help anyone, whether they love horses or not, to navigate life’s difficulties and at the same time reveal how amazing these animals really are.”

*stories are fictionalised to protect anonymity.