Curious? This video is a great way to get to know Alexa and learn more.
Being a little fearful when it comes to horses is actually healthy…
Riders are unique. I know because I am one and because I’ve worked with hundreds of riders of all ages and disciplines over the past decade. We might be described by those who know us as tough, strong, bold, perhaps even fearless. It takes a special someone to climb up on top of a 1000lb plus prey animal, create a bond and then go off and jump a course, head out on a trail ride or enter a show ring.
But the reality is that no human being is fearless – fear is a healthy and essential part of our make-up. And it is a very natural emotion as we push through previous limits in the saddle, especially if we’ve experienced past horse-related trauma, emotional or physical.
Unfortunately, holding a lot of fear can create all sorts of issues…
It creates tension, pain and restriction. It causes paralyzing anxiety, even panic when we’re doing the things we love. It keeps us out of the saddle and “busy” with everything else. It makes our horses act out when they feel our tension and apprehension. And finally, it deteriorates our confidence bit by bit. Instead of that child-like exuberance and deep connection with our horse we used to feel, riding becomes a terrifying event filled with thoughts of worst-case-scenarios and risk management.
This tension can create a reactive and unpredictable horse who does not feel very much like a partner.
Are you feeling beyond ready to feel relaxed and confident in the saddle?
During our time together we’ll be working together to help you find relaxation, build your confidence and build your skill at unwinding stored away tension and bracing. And of course, we’ll be re-kindling and fanning the flames of your love/obsession for riding and horses.
If you, like me, cannot shake your love of/obsession with horses, then the only way to work with limitations and fears is to move through them with support and awareness. This has been my twenty year journey for me, and in the past twelve years as an Equine Sport Therapist I have helped hundreds of riders and their horses find their way through their limitations and get their groove back (that’s my mare Diva and I over to the right). And I would love to help you.
Because this experience is online, it means that you can join in from pretty much anywhere and work at your own pace.
Here’s just a little of what we’ll be up to during our time together…
- Twenty-one days together – yes, virtually, but that’s 21 days to check in around your relationship with your horse, with horses, with riding and have a good, deep, kind of magical, look at all of it. Emails from me daily, a marvellous, thought-provoking, content-rich workbook, fun and informative videos, great resources and lots of surprises.
- Essential video teachings with me and the herd on breathing, grounding, congruency, boundaries, centring, stillness, gratitude and more. The practices shared in these videos will be a foundation for helping you clear fear and find your comfort, trust and joy in and out the saddle.
- A 30 minute energy healing session with me on the phone – just you and me working things out – and you’ll be blown away by how quickly it all starts shifting and you just, strangely, feel way better. I like to call it energy work for real life – because we’re all working on something or another or dealing with some kind of struggle.
- Learning and practicing powerful techniques and working with simple effective tools to keep you feeling balanced, relaxed, in the flow, like the leader you want to be, every day. You’ll get forever access to three mp3s that are going to create confidence, relaxation and a sense of connection as soon as you listen to them.
- Unlimited email access to yours truly – I’ve got your back and am here to support you through your process. My favourite part about my work is connection – so reach out!
- $10 to one of my favourite organizations! Every course purchased will support the Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary and their incredible programs.
Here’s one of the videos from the course to give you a taste of what’s to come!
There's nothing better than connection with your horse. It makes every ride, every interaction better. And connection is almost impossible when there is fear in the way.
Imagine what your life would be like without all that fear. With the skills you will take away from this experience, and the support from Alexa, you can finally let your fear go and get back to doing what you love the most.
Ready to feel relaxed and confident in the saddle and in life?
Horses and countless great rides are waiting for you beyond anxiety, tension and fear. Alexa has helped countless horse owners, just like you, to get their groove back and feel awesome in the saddle and in life. If you’re ready to let go of the fear and find your fun again, this online experience with Alexa (did I mention I’m a bit of a goof?) is perfect for you!
Here’s all the goodness you’ll receive as a part of this 21-day online experience…
The Modern Day Cowgirl Journal & Workbook
Trot right into a more relaxed and balanced way of being with this inspiration and reflection-rich workbook! Engaging your visual and kinesthetic senses, Alexa takes you on an adventure into the deep wisdom of horses, what they can teach us about cultivating relaxation and releasing tension, and how we, as riders, can become more effective leaders through peace of mind and balance. Plus, you get to look more deeply at your relationship with horses, why you are drawn to horses, and other areas in your life that this connection can benefit and enhance. The perfect guide when it comes to taking daily action steps away from fear, tension and conflict and towards a relaxed, balanced and fun equine partnership. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore how your life with horses can help you cultivate more meaningful connections, a greater sense of presence, healthy boundaries that give you space to do what lights you up and a sense of stillness permeating all you do.
50+ pages of horses, wonder, experiential learning and hilarity supporting you to have the relationship you’ve always dreamed of, not only with your horse, but with your life. Whether you’ve got horses staring in your window right now or have never had the chance to be around them, this workbook has the power to expand your relationship with horses and with yourself. It’s like snuggling up with a warm bowl of soup after a ride out on a crisp, gorgeous autumn day – warm, delicious and full of heart.
Connecting with your Inner Cowgirl & Horse Guide (mp3)
It’s time to walk a mile in your inner cowgirl’s boots! And your inner horse guide’s hooves! Just like the phrase goes, sometimes you’ve just got to walk in someone else’s shoes to really know how they feel and why they do what they do.
Join Alexa for this 30 minute mp3 recording as she guides you in a powerful connection experience to connect with and activate your inner horse guide (yes, we all have one!) and your fabulous inner cowgirl. Uncovering these two often hidden aspects of you has the potential to positively change everything about how you see you world and how you move forward in it. Alexa will guide you through a process of easily communicating with these essential aspects of you for guidance, inspiration and perspective on your journey forward.
$10 towards Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary
If you’re an horse lover, then you’re definitely going to appreciate that $10 of your purchase is going towards the Return to Freedom Wild Horse Preservation and Sanctuary in California, an incredible organization dedicated to preserving the freedom, diversity and habitat of America’s wild horses through sanctuary, education and conservation, while enriching the human spirit through direct experience with the natural world. Learn more.
The Modern Day Cowgirl Video Series
This Up-close-and-personal Video Series with Alexa and the herd at Firefly Farm will carry you through an in-depth exploration of the human-equine connection and share a new way of seeing your horse. Ten videos coming to you throughout our 21 days together, each one supporting you to find a little more relaxation and balance in the saddle and in your life. Did you know horses can teach you about life essentials? Imperative stuff like learning to let go of all that stuff that’s holding you back, setting healthy boundaries, easily developing meaningful and authentic relationships and why less is really more.
Daily Modern Day Cowgirl Light-up Emails
With horses, the concept of setting yourself up to succeed is essential. In fact, it feels downright crappy to sign up for something and not feel supported in following through and staying on task. That’s why Alexa decided to spread your Modern Day Cowgirl experience out over 21 reflection and inspiration-rich days! Each day you’ll receive an email with everything you’ll need – a reflective exercise and/or question, inspired quotes and horsey wisdom, a powerful brain balancing technique, an mp3 recording, and a horse-filled ten video series strategically delivered on just the right days. Plus, surprises and treats – because who doesn’t love those? All designed specifically to make your Modern Day Cowgirl adventure that much more fulfilling and beneficial.
30 minute Clear your Fear Session with Alexa
A very special bonus! A 30 minute one-on-one session with Alexa to help you shift into a new gear in your life and your riding, by helping to clear your fear, release tension and get back to why you loved riding so much in the first place. Complete with Alexa’s own brand of straight from the heart intuitive coaching and insights. You’ll walk away feeling relaxed and ready to take action.
The Life on Fire Whole Enchilada Visual Snapshot
Have you ever wanted to take a snapshot, not just of your visual image, but also of your energy levels, beliefs, fears, ways of thinking, pain, discomfort and sensation and emotional status? Well, this little gem does just that! During your 21-day Boot Camp you’ll get a chance to fill this out twice – right at the start and right at the end and check out all the cool shifts and transformations that have been going on, maybe without you even noticing.
This visual coaching template is an Alexa-original and will come in handy for years to come as a way to calibrate just where you’re at and to look back at how very far you and your equine partnerships have come.
Here are the nitty-gritty details…
This experience and everything included is valuable stuff, but don’t take my word for it. Try it out, see how it feels, work with the content and watch the videos, and if it doesn’t feel like a fit, you get everything you invested back within 30 days of starting your experience.
So what’s the investment?
I’ve settled in at $97. Feels good and I love giving a ton of value for a little and, fingers crossed, making the lives of cowgirls and their horses across the globe.
Ready to feel relaxed and confident in the saddle and in life?
Horses and countless great rides are waiting for you beyond anxiety, tension and fear. Alexa has helped countless horse owners, just like you, to get their groove back and feel awesome in the saddle and in life. If you’re ready to let go of the fear and find your fun again, this online experience is perfect for you!
What people are saying about the 21-day bootcamp and their work with Alexa (that would be me)…
I didn’t at all expect to get the eye-opening results that I did from this program. Even though I have taken other courses that made me aware of issues I need to address, this program really brought to my attention the need for awareness and to be present. I loved the encouragement and the step by step process throughout the course, being able to reflect on previous days and seeing if my views had changed. The content and interchanging days were easy to follow, fun to do and rewarding at the same time. If I fell behind during the week it was easy to take a few hours to reflect back and find a space to complete the days I had missed. This course is very well set up and can be completed at any pace. Loved it! I also feel this program has subsided the reasons I became fearful of horses. It was something I felt very sad about for a long time because I want so much to be around horses, so I am very grateful to have been able to resolve some of those fears.C.L.
I have been working with Alexa for about two and a half years, to say it has been life changing would be an understatement. She has the very rare gift and ability to challenge and push me out of my comfort zone while completely supporting and protecting me.Cathy Hamilton
Its a wonderful course Alexa, thank you very much :)I found I was able to slowly open my heart and mind to writing and creating. There was a comfortable flow in my work where there never has been. I loved the videos. Having those visuals in my mind of the horses and how they communicate and react enables me to recognize areas at work or in other relationships where I can improve the way I communicate and recognize what state of my mind I am in at that moment that will affect the situation. Also to visualize being like a tree and breathing has helped me to stay calmer and focused when I could feel anxiety starting to take over.Cindy
After my sessions with Alexa I found myself showing up more confidently and authentically and really feeling more grounded in myself. I felt reconnected with my feminine and have been really enjoying experiencing that side of myself. I felt lighter in mind body and spirit, as we had released so much stuff that was weighing me down. My business has blossomed! I’ve been naturally attracting more clients and opportunities and have experienced a major income breakthrough! Alexa you freaking rock!Michelle Leath
It’s hard to pick only a small number of words to describe Alexa because she is so talented and inspiring, it would be easy to go on forever! To say she’s had a huge impact on my life and the life of my animals is an understatement. If you haven’t worked with her yet, whatever is holding you back, let it go. You won’t regret it for a second.Dallas Frueh
Alexa is brilliant, BodyTalk is brilliant and I can’t imagine a more wonderful facilitator for this incredible modality. I’ve had several distant sessions with Alexa, and I can say with absolute conviction that distance makes no difference, it’s very powerful. I can feel shifts occurring as we speak and always feel fantastic afterwards (after a good integration nap!) Sessions provide amazing insight and lasting changes. Aside from that, Alexa is authentic, fun, and inspiring with passion and compassion, and I’m sure that whatever capacity she is offering services, she will pour her heart into it and will truly create awesomeness!Catherine Albertson
And finally, introductions…
A modern day cowgirl with a mission, Alexa Linton is known for lighting up her world and her clients with her infectious personality, bold coaching style and her secret sauce, the BodyTalk System. When these forces combine, perceptions transform forever, and health and lives change irrevocably in the most fabulous ways. With over ten years of experience working with horses as an Equine Sport Therapist as well as thousands of animals and people, Alexa has developed a healing style that is as intuitive as it is inspiring. Her first and foremost priority is results and she has been a catalyst for positive and lasting change for thousands as a practitioner, teacher and author. A fire-starter by nature, there is nothing Alexa loves more than seeing people light up from within and their lives change “magically and miraculously” as a result. Well, that and animals. Alexa’s animals are a big part of her healing team, providing insight, giggles, massages and the effect of the perfect furry hot-water bottle. Except for her mare Diva of course, who is much too large to be a hot water bottle, and prefers to rocket people into powerful transformation with her own style of Equine Facilitated Light up. It is Alexa’s big mission to help people find the fire in their relationships, career and bodies and truly live a life they love.
Diva and the herd at Firefly Farm
I feel blessed to hang out with this beautiful herd of mares daily! Diva, Mackenzie and Allegra are fascinating to watch as they interact in their daily experience – healthy boundaries, real-ness, centring, connection, collaboration – it’s all there! These mares are the stars of the video series, particularly Diva, my mare. Enjoy getting to know these horses and their unique personalities during your Modern Day Cowgirl Bootcamp experience!
Horses, by their nature, provide a mirror for us to see ourselves and how we’re showing up in the world. They are able to show us exactly where we are at, with no sugar coating. It’s not always pretty and many times it feels easier to look away. To blame it on bad behaviour or poor training.
But, when we dare to look, that is when the magic happens. This is one of the
many reasons why equine-inspired well-being facilities are cropping up in record numbers across the world. Horses naturally show us where we need to grow and open us up to a state of greater and greater wholeness and well-being.
Are horses calling you?
What does your horse think?
This online experience is just $97 (includes tax and lifetime access).
This course is an awesome way to get to know yourself, move through your fear and shift your equine partnership in some incredible ways. It is not going to change everything, but it will be a very powerful start. You’ll be well supported and even though it’s online I’ll be here whenever you need me via email – that’s just how I do things. Plus, you’ll receive any new additions or bonuses with your lifetime access. Does it feel like the right fit for you? Let’s do it!