Meet Carol & the Horses
Of Ravenheart

Our Mission

At Ravenheart We Believe In

Awakening hearts and inspiring potential through the Wisdom of the Horse

“It’s off the beaten track but I am sure you’ll find your way.”

Connie Kaldor

Connie Kaldor (Love, Saskatchewan)

About Ravenheart Farms

Ravenheart Farms is is located approximately 15 minutes north of Kamsack, Saskatchewan, Canada.

We offer Equine-Assisted Learning, Equine-Facilitated Wellness, and personal life coaching with horses through a variety of programs, workshops, retreats, and nature-based educational experiences.

Partnering with horses can be a powerful and effective journey of self-discovery, recovery, and personal development, allowing people to gain insights and awareness into unconscious patterns, and to find alternative skills to draw on when faced with difficult life challenges. A variety of fun, engaging, and reflective activities with horses are facilitated in a gentle, respectful way, for individuals, families, and groups/teams.

Anyone can participate, and no previous horse experience is necessary and there is no riding involved.

The focus of EAL is not riding or horsemanship specific. All activities happen on the ground, usually at liberty (no tack or equipment).

Learning programs and sessions are available for your organization, teen & youth groups, residential programs, veterans, and seniors, that are leading-edge, effective and innovative.

Retreat options include organized workshops for groups and individuals such as Horses, Spirit & Play, Care for the Caregiver, The Zen of Art & Horses, Saturdays At The Barn (for youth 9 – 12), or your own custom-designed mini-retreats.

About Carol

I am the owner of Ravenheart Farms Equine Assisted Learning Centre & Retreat and “Lead Mare” here at Ravenheart Farms. My qualifications include being a Certified Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator, Certified Life Coach, Voice Dialogue facilitator and Reiki practitioner. I have a life-long passion for horses.  My path to the “Ravenheart way” with horses began with my first horse, Raven, who came into my life when I turned 40. I was “horse crazy” as long as I can remember, and although somewhere deep down I knew I’d have a horse some day and live in the country, at the time I couldn’t see how it was possible. My dream horse was the Welsh Cob. Raven was a Sec. C Welsh Pony of Cob Type. I found many ways to surround myself with horses, including via my dream job as Media Coordinator at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Alberta, where I loved every minute of those 8.5 years. I can still remember the elation I felt being paid for work I was so “over the top” excited to be doing.

As a Certified Equine Assisted Learning Specialist, Carol Marriott helps participants become aware of their energy while engaging with the horses. Horses pick up on our subtle body language and feelings such as tension, fear, happiness, sadness, anger, grief and confusion. Horses are always in the moment, and their “feedback” is clear, immediate, non-judging and authentic, based on how horses naturally behave.

Carol Marriott

Carol is a Certified Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator, Certified Life Coach, Voice Dialogue facilitator and Reiki Practitioner.

Equine-Facilitated Wellness can be effective for people of all ages and all walks of life, including corporate team building, life skills for youth, grief and loss personal & professional growth and development. No horse experience is necessary and there is no riding involved.
Along with providing Equine-Assisted Learning and Equine-Facilitated Wellness sessions, Ravenheart Farms offers retreats and workshops for individuals and groups, accommodation in our three rustic, yet cozy furnished heritage cabins, healthy & nutritious, nature trails & wetlands to explore, expressive arts, nature-based learning, meditation, and more!
Carol Marriott is a Certified Equine-Assisted Learning facilitator, a Certified Life Coach, Trauma-informed grief and loss practitioner, Victim Services Coordinator, Voice Dialogue facilitator, and Reiki Practitioner.
Her background includes a life-long passion for animals, organizational leadership, human resources, volunteer management, literacy, injury prevention, workshop facilitation, and community development.
Carol is a natural leader with an ability to inspire and encourage employees, volunteers, and clients. She brings a variety of skills and abilities gained throughout a rich and successful career in administration, employee development, fundraising, team leadership, media/public relations, special events, and promotion.
A creative and enthusiastic visionary, Carol has contributed to the success of organizations such as Spruce Meadows, The Calgary Humane Society, and Canadian Blood Services by building strong community and business relationships based on her professional approach, warm and engaging personality, ability to communicate at all levels, and desire to create respectful, harmonious workplaces, and healthy relationships.
As your personal life coach, she will support you in overcoming obstacles, holding space through supportive accountability to help you reach your dreams and goals, and help you identify and navigate areas in your life that are causing stress and struggle.  Life challenges may include relationships, prosperity, career, health, spirituality, or other areas that you would like some support with.
Coaching sessions are available by phone, on-line, and/or in person at Ravenheart Farms near Kamsack, Saskatchewan, Canada

If you are fearful, a horse will back off. If you are calm and confident, it will come forward. For those who are often flattered or feared, the horse can be a welcome mirror of the best in human nature.

Clare Balding

The Horses of Ravenheart

Every one of our Horses is Special

They freely give their love, gifts and wisdom. They always know exactly what we need and when we need it.

Sugar

Sugar is definitely the social butterfly! Curious, friendly, persistent and confident 

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Mystic

Mystic is still considered the baby of the herd, although she will be 10 in April 2019

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Jasper

Jasper (AKA Jaxon) came to Ravenheart from Parkland Ranch in Manitoba 

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Feather

Feather (AKA Raven), a beautiful girl that came from auction in October 2017. 

 

Horses make a landscape look beautiful.

Alice Walker

Our Animal Helpers at Ravenheart

Happy to Welcome all Visitors

They’ll follow you, play with you and be grateful for your love.  This qualities increase of course … with treats!

Charlie

Charlie has been the very best friend for 14 years.

Rosie

Rosie joined our family of 4-legged friends in the spring of 2019.

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.

Anatole France

Ravenheart’s Rainbow Bridge

These are our animals who have crossed the Rainbow Bridge

It is always so hard to say good-bye to our beloved animals.  Yet, in being remembered they live on in our hearts.

Raven

He is the namesake for Ravenheart and my wise and gentle teacher.

Sarah

Sarah is determined, bold, no-nonsense, cautious, protective leader, strong-willed, independent…

Lacey

Lacey is our sweet “Princess Pony”. She is intelligent, sassy, and beautiful, and …

Willow

Willow is the Shape Shifter of the Ravenheart herd. Generally, she is a wise, loving, sensitive …

Elmo

Here is Elmo. He lived a good long life, using up all his 9 lives.

Spirit

This is Spirit. We adopted him from a neighbour at 10 years old.

A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.

Pam Brown

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