New Public Safety Personnel Mental Health Website Launches

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The Mane Intent is pleased to share that we are listed as a resource for equine wellness and therapy on a new Public Safety Personnel Mental Health website. Launched June 7, 2021, the PSP Mental Health website is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) via the Posttraumatic Stress Injuries in Public Safety […]

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A Royal Love Story: When Harry Met Sally

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This is a love story of royal proportions. We recently introduced a new team member to the herd. Sally is an 18-year-old Belgian mare. Belgian’s are a breed of draft horse. They are beloved for their intelligence, loyalty and gentle nature. Sally is clearly a smart girl with a big heart. When Sally arrived, it […]

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Fund for Gender Equality Supports Resilience-Building Wellness Days

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We’re pleased to share that The Mane Intent and Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre will host Building Resilience Through Equine Connection this summer thanks to a $14,000 grant from the Fund for Gender Equality. Administered locally by the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough, the Fund for Gender Equality reflects a collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada […]

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Wishing You Peace and Joy from the Herd

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Life is ebb and flow. 2020 presented us with a tidal wave of both. While we share this pandemic year, we’re all experiencing it differently with varying degrees of difficulty. Big or small – the ebb and flow of loss and grief surrounds us all. Our relationship with and connection to others is keeping us […]

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Multidimensional Inventory for Personal Intelligence™ Assessments and Coaching Now Available

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We’re pleased to share that all individual coaching and team effectiveness clients now have access to  Multidimensional Inventory for Personal Intelligence (MIPI) assessments and coaching. Developed by Adaptimist Insights Inc. and its academic partners, this evidence-based personal intelligence assessment provides insight into emotional, social and motivational competencies that can help or hinder our interpersonal relationship […]

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MACP Practicum at PRHC Pediatric Outpatient Program Begins January 5

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We’re pleased to share that The Mane Intent’s Jennifer Garland will begin a 7-month part-time practicum January 5, 2021 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre’s Pediatric Outpatient Program as a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology candidate (2021). Jennifer will be supporting families and young people as a member of the Pediatric Outpatient Program team, […]

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Humanity Needs Horses Conference Features B.I.R.T.H. Project

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This is a shout out to Lynda J. Watson of @EquineLeadership for hosting the Humanity Needs Horses virtual conference earlier this summer. We were one of 10 enlightening, inspiring and educational presentation’s for Equine Leadership’s inaugural Humans Connecting with Horses Virtual Conference. I was invited to participate and share the Building Internal Resilience Through Horses […]

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Our New ‘Heart’ Quarters Invites Creativity, Calm and Connection

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We have a new gathering space on the farm. It’s The Mane Intent’s ‘Heart’ Quarters. In June, we welcomed the arrival of a building formally used as a portable classroom. I originally purchased the building in January and waited six long months for its eventual arrival on two separate trucks. With our ‘found time’ on […]

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Keep Calm and COVID On

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It’s a challenging year for us all, including those of us at The Mane Intent. Living with and trying to keep our small social enterprise viable during a pandemic makes for an interesting experience. My new word for 2020 is acceptance and we’ve all been working on accepting this year’s unfolding and releasing expectations of […]

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theKawarthas.ca Features Mane Intent Authentic Adventure

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Our Heart Connection – Meet the Herd half- day and full-day experience is being profiled as an Authentic Adventure by Peterborough and the Kawartha’s Tourism. Learn more about this unique offering here. Peterborough & the Kawartha’s Tourism launched its “Authentic Adventures” collection highlighting the most unique and memorable adventures this region has to offer.  Beyond […]

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