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GIVEAWAY – 3 copies of The Spirit of the Horse – Northern France

8th August 2021

We are delighted to offer 3 copies of The Spirit of the Horse, an insightful and inspirational memoir. UK only.

The Spirit of the Horse: More Stories of Life, Love and Leadership by Pam Billinge – Northern France

The Spirit of the Horse

When Pam follows her dream to a farmhouse with five acres in northern France, she is able to live alongside her horses for the first time. Here, in the heart of nature, deeper insights are revealed into the healing connection between horse and human and the incredible power of presence to transform. Might it be that learning to honour and communicate with another species helps us to reframe the way we perceive each other, as well as how we might see ourselves?

A pioneer in embodied horse-led therapy and leadership development, Pam’s story is interwoven with those of inspiring individuals and groups she has supported: from people experiencing relationship breakdown to large organisations looking for culture change; from the bereaved or lonely to the confused wishing to explore what next. Steeped in simple wisdom, the stories offer the reader a pragmatic, mindful template for personal transformation.

Take a look at Pam’s #TalkingLocationWith … piece where you can find out more about the area around Mayenne

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  2. Tell us in the COMMENTS below where in the world is your personal “Happy Place”, the place that makes you feel relaxed, at home and content? Do this by midnight, 28th August and the first 3 names chosen at random will be sent the book. UK ONLY

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  1. User: Tina Hartas

    Posted on: 30/08/2021 at 5:20 pm

    The winners are:

    Lucy Wright-Booth
    Patricia Avery


  2. User: Lucy Wright-Booth

    Posted on: 28/08/2021 at 9:34 pm

    My favourite place is Studland Beach in Dorset. I have many happy childhood memories of it, and try to go as often as possible.


  3. User: Patricia Avery

    Posted on: 28/08/2021 at 6:13 pm

    It has to be my home. There really is no place like it. Although I love to travel I am always ready to get back to it.


  4. User: Kim Murray

    Posted on: 27/08/2021 at 1:33 pm

    In my potting shed x


  5. User: Katrina Adams

    Posted on: 27/08/2021 at 8:24 am

    My personal happy place is the beach. It’s always soothed and calmed me.


  6. User: skreads

    Posted on: 21/08/2021 at 12:07 pm

    My happy place is the library. It always feels happy, relaxed and secured when I am with books… Thank you, for asking!


  7. User: Rich Tyler

    Posted on: 20/08/2021 at 1:26 pm

    St Lucia, it’s truly relaxing


  8. User: Amy

    Posted on: 18/08/2021 at 3:49 pm

    in my back garden


  9. User: bopper

    Posted on: 14/08/2021 at 9:45 pm

    the Norfolk Broads, UK – so many calm beautiful places


  10. User: Tess P

    Posted on: 14/08/2021 at 5:55 pm

    Airport (on the way out, not coming back!).


  11. User: becksta75

    Posted on: 14/08/2021 at 2:59 pm

    I love being in Las Vegas – I am always happy when I am there!


  12. User: Whizadora

    Posted on: 13/08/2021 at 4:20 pm

    My Happy place is at home with my Family, a good book and my dog Flossie. ❤️


  13. User: amb361

    Posted on: 13/08/2021 at 4:14 pm

    My happy place is Zanzibar


  14. User: ALYSON

    Posted on: 13/08/2021 at 6:50 am

    Quite simply, home.


  15. User: Sushka

    Posted on: 12/08/2021 at 9:25 pm

    Turkey: love the people, climate, food


  16. User: rozii

    Posted on: 11/08/2021 at 2:11 pm

    There is a place I see when I close my eyes just before I fall asleep, it is full of shiny moving stars in a very dark background. That’s my happy space, I call it home.


  17. User: shane weir

    Posted on: 10/08/2021 at 9:25 pm

    My happy place is in my garden


  18. User: I like reading

    Posted on: 10/08/2021 at 7:10 pm

    Hello, the north east coast of England’s beaches are my happy place, they are just so beautiful and wild. Thank you for the chance to win.


  19. User: eshaah1

    Posted on: 10/08/2021 at 6:09 pm

    Burnham-on-sea, England


  20. User: Sue Harrison

    Posted on: 10/08/2021 at 12:12 pm

    A small corner of a forest covered with wood sorrell and sunbeams


  21. User: Sarah Parker

    Posted on: 10/08/2021 at 7:00 am

    In yellowstone Park


  22. User: RachelEHBlythe

    Posted on: 10/08/2021 at 6:14 am

    Vault Beach in Cornwall – crashing waves and wind to wash and blow the cobwebs away!


  23. User: Jo Jones

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 9:19 pm

    My happy place is in my garden pottering about.


  24. User: Denice

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 3:46 pm

    Out walking up Glen Sherrup, so beautiful


  25. User: Kathleen marsden

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 1:13 pm

    My happy place is anywhere my horses are wether it be riding them or in the stables. They give so much comfort and tranquility to me


  26. User: JeanB

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 12:19 pm

    My ‘happy place’ is looking out to sea. What ever the weather it is mesmerising.


  27. User: kaceyyjade

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 10:28 am

    My happy place is the field by my house that I often bike to with a blanket and a book to read and watch the birds and cows


  28. User: Aesop58

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 8:45 am

    Amalfi in Italy


  29. User: Deborah JHall

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 8:06 am

    My happy place is riding the trains on the Seven Valley Railway, getting off at all the lovely little villages and towns and having a nice pub lunch at Arley.


  30. At the stable, in one of the big fields, noone else around except my pony. The smell of horse and hay in the air, the sun on my shoulders and a sense of rightness- can’t be beaten.


  31. User: michelle o'neill

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 6:56 am

    In my garden.


  32. User: Tom Ruffles

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 6:36 am

    My sofa, as long as I have a book in my hands.


  33. User: Lisa D

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 6:16 am

    North Wales. I always feel at home at home!


  34. User: Claire Harris

    Posted on: 09/08/2021 at 1:22 am

    My happy place is the Aegean Sea off Croatia! As soon as I slip into the cool, clean and clear water I feel right at home again!
    I haven’t been there for a few years now & cannot wait to visit again!


  35. User: philatel

    Posted on: 08/08/2021 at 10:58 pm

    My happy place is sitting in my garden with a good book and a glass of wine – hopefully in the sunshine!


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