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 am heading into my third year at Peaceful Acres. I have had so many memorable moments, with one of the most memorable being assisting in the rescue of Hope, Angel and Spirit. The NHWS group has helped me learn to express myself and brought me to a place of peace. Three weeks ago during a Friday group session, I got it! With the help of Pokka and another participant, my horse Connie, who had been trying to tell me something for awhile, got her message across. Our relationship is so much better now. The best is yet to come." - Carol M.

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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