Peaceful Acres, an equine assisted learning and healing center, is located in Pattersonville, NY just 30 minutes from Albany. The farm, which is situated on 156 acres of picturesque rolling hills, is host to a new concept to the Capital Region combining western horseback riding, equine assisted learning, a spiritual and emotional renewal program we've named "The Journey with Horses", Reiki, Yoga, Massage and nature experiences.

Due to an overwhelming response, the farm has now added multi-day retreats to our list of programs. Accommodations are included here at the farm. Peaceful Acres offers the opportunity to discover "the peace within" as you connect with nature at our on-site retreat center. Through creative expression, you will relax, unwind and celebrate life. Our programs focus on finding personal balance, healing and discovering and building on inner strengths.

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"I first came to Peaceful Acres through an invite by a friend to the Women's Horsemanship group. I was happy to tag along because I have always had a special affinity for horses. I love to ride when I get the chance but am just as happy being around and caring for the horses. Brushing them, mucking out the stalls, feeding them - whatever. I had no idea what to expect from this group but I left "lifted." What I learned and experienced in less than 2 hours completely moved me from one emotional place to another. I was completely fascinated by the horse's ability to read people and give them precisely what they needed, willingness to carry another's emotional "load", and model how to maintain boundaries and balance. And I am grateful to the group facilitator, Nanci, for providing such a beautiful atmosphere, animal, and opportunity. Thank you :-)" - Mindi

Peaceful Acres Retreats

Revitalize Emotional & Spiritual Energy - This retreat is developed for the person who has found themselves drained emotionally, physically and spiritually due to life circumstances. Revitalizing your emotional and spiritual energy allows the body to heal, the spirit to become clear and the emotional self to find balance.

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Peaceful Acres Retreats

Find Passion for Life - This retreat offers the participant a time to dance with the horses, find movement and energy that may not bre currently utilized. The Passion for Life Retreat is ideal for the person who wishes to become interactive with the horses; learning how to move in ways that will draw another closer while also allowing for clear boundaries.

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