Joyce Benning

Episode 1071 with Guest Joanne Routhier

I was raised on a farm from the age of four and even at a young age I felt deeply connected to the openness, Mother Nature and of course animals. I didn’t start off then with a horse of my own, but through my Uncle Maurice’s insistence, “She needs a horse,” I received one shortly thereafter.

It wasn’t until later in my life that I learned just how majestic horses really are. This pulled me into a journey to understand them more, which led me to taking an Equine Assisted Learning Certification course. In addition to that I began reading voraciously, going to horse barns, clinics and taking my own horse to clinics as well.  I wanted to deeply understand how horses created this feeling of aliveness and joy within me, just by being around them.

At the same time, when I started asking myself deeper questions about the direction for my career and life, I kept being pulled to work with horses. I felt I needed to develop the inner gifts of spiritual connection I already possessed. In my heart I knew I was born to be of service, to help people – but I didn’t know what that looked like. During my own life I had experienced my own share of pain, grief and loss of self to a point of feeling my spirit was broken. With the help and love of a special person I found my way back to me.

So this is a little about my background and my WHY for what I am offering.

What I know to be true is – horses are one of the greatest learning and healing partners you can be guided by. And in partnership with them, I am committed to helping my clients find their way back to their true selves, healing their spirits and finding their joy.

Joyce Benning

Hello to all! I am a born, bred & raised country girl! Passion is caring for animals with a natural approach along with inspiring women to live a Robust Lifestyle! Dogs & horses have always been a huge part of my life. They have taught me so much about living a full life! My red heeler dog Groucho, whom is my Best Buddy has taught me to never give up and live with Faith not Fear! Their love for you is by the kindness and love you have in your heart. Enjoy inspiring women to love themselves for who they are as each one is created unique. Motivate women to realize their true given talents and not compare themselves to others. Empower women to share their talents to make the world a better place for all!