A Warm Welcome to Juliana Newport

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We’re pleased to announce the arrival of Juliana Newport to our team for summer 2018. In her words, Juliana’s childhood was one “filled with horses, everything from spending days cleaning the barn to competing in horse shows.” Along with her love for horses, she has just finished her third year as a Psychology Student at […]

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We’re Presenting at HETI 2018 in Dublin

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We’re pleased to announce that our proposal has been accepted for presentation at the 16th International Congress of Equine Facilitated Programmes (HETI 2018) in Dublin, Ireland. Our proposal represents a collaboration between The Mane Intent Inc., Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre and Trent University and is titled: “Experiential Learning with Horses: An Innovative Approach to Fostering […]

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ICAP 2018 Poster Presentation: Fostering Resiliency-Based Competencies in At-Risk Youth

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We’re pleased to announce that Dr. Kateryna (Katia) Keefer ‘s proposal for a printed poster has been accepted for presentation at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP 2018) conference in Montreal June 26 – 30th, 2018. The title of her printed poster is “Experiential Learning with Horses: An Innovative Approach to Fostering Resiliency-Based […]

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Building a Vital Community for Everyone

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Being part of a vital community contributes to our overall wellness. Just a few months ago, The Mane Intent hosted one of 109 Vital Conversations that took place in October 2017 as part of Greater Peterborough’s Vital Signs initiative. Over 700 people across the community came together to talk about the tough decisions the community […]

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The Mane Intent part of Grounding Trauma’s 2018 Presenter Community

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Building Internal Resilience Through Horses – Trauma-Informed Community-Based Experiential Learning for Women is the topic of a presentation to be delivered by Dr. Katia Keefer and Nicole Oattes of Trent University and Jennifer Garland of The Mane Intent on behalf of Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre. The presentation is being shared with participants at this year’s […]

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Niagara Federation of University Women Feature The Mane Intent at March 2018 Public Meeting

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Jennifer Garland, Owner/Program Director for The Mane Intent Inc., will be the featured speaker at the Niagara Federation of University Women’s Public Meeting in March. “Experiential Learning with Horses: Finding Connection in a Wired World” is the topic of her presentation which will highlight how modern life is impacting the health of young people and […]

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Discovering Joy in Kawarthas Northumberland

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Where can you discover joy in Kawarthas Northumberland? Many of our clients report finding joy when they step into our barn and spend time with our horses. Beyond our fences there are also plenty of places to experience joy in the areas around our farm. The Mane Intent is centrally located in Kawarthas Northumberland just […]

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A Call for Concepts: Preventing & Addressing Gender-Based Violence

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It was just a year ago at this time that The Mane Intent hosted an event here at the farm when the Hon. Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women (SWC) and Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha announced the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre’s (KSAC) successful application to receive a $464,983 contribution fund, over four years, […]

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2017: A Year of Unfolding

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“Thank you for following your dreams.” – Linda How did your life unfold in 2017? Not long ago, I purchased a painting from my neighbour Anne Renouf. The Art Gallery of Peterborough describes Anne as an artist who examines her sense of place in abstract tree and landscape imagery. Her work appeals to me and […]

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Creating Memorable Tourism Experiences With Intent

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Planning a visit to Peterborough-Kawartha’s next year? Come see us at The Mane Intent. We promise a memorable equine tourism experience designed with intent. That’s because The Mane Intent is the recipient of Regional Tourism Organization 8’s (RTO8) Partnership Allocation Program. RTO 8 supports tourism partners like us in Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County and Peterborough […]

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