Help Monique bring the Heart IQ Community & the Horse Lovers Community together

Update posted by Monique Steenwijk On May 22, 2017

Hi lovely people!

I wanted to give you a little update on where I am at right now with this challenge I have given myself to bring my Heart Connection work with the horses to the Heart IQ Retreat Centre and inviting in the money I need to be able to do this work for the community at large.

I am very grateful for all your support so far! People who donated, volunteers to help me set up the retreat and some workshops at the stables my horses live in, and Carolien that offered to make a film about my services to get my promotion (re)started. It is heart warming to feel so supported.

And, it also fired up a huge amount of resistance of moving forward from here.

I set this first step, and then… I froze!

All inspiration, all clarity around what it is I wanted, what it is I moved forward for… gone! My mind went blanc for a couple of days at it stayed blurry for weeks.

No clarity of intention = no use in moving forward.

So I waited, consciously observing myself, tracking what defence and survival mechanisms were activated here. And I noticed I got confused, then angry, then sad, then… well all emotions ran through me. And still I waited. I rested in the not knowing where this is headed and continued, as much as I was able to, to follow my joy in the moment and trust that clarity will come.

And it has!

And now I feel the need, the want, to bring you this update.

Because I am so excited people!

The dream I have, it has extended into an even bigger vision.

Not only do I want to bring the horses to Heart IQ.

My biggest dream is to change the horse world, the environment for horses in the equine business.To make it a more heart-felt and emotionally and socially safe and comfortable place for the horses to work with people.

So I want to bring Heart IQ to the horse world, by expanding my business of my HorseSense Connection Training™ (a combination of EFLC coaching and Liberty & Horsemanship training) and keep expanding my consciousness and professional horsemanship and riding skills for the purpose of reconnecting horse owners, trainers and all other professionals in the equine sports business to their hearts and the hearts of the horses. Using the knowledge of the social and emotional intelligence of horses as our guide, combined with Heart Intelligence.

And for that, I am working on a new business model together with my Heart IQ partner Casper. And I will update you on that hopefully very very soon!

For now I just want to say that I am very grateful that all of this has started to move and shift for me and the horses. I am in a new flow of constantly expanding my consciousness and coming into alignment with my true purpose and joy more and more. And I love it!

The fundraiser will close very soon. I didn’t raise the amount I was aiming for, but learned a lot about creating more money flow and abundance instead. And with the new plans I trust that flow will continue to grow for me from now on.

A short insight of what the new plans will involve:

Within the facilities of the stables where my horses are boarded, I am creating an environment where we can set up an Experiential Learning Centre for the Connection between Horses and Humans.

A place where people and horses can feel safe and nurtured in heart felt connections and relationships.

Here I can invite people to experience a different way of being and working with horses. At liberty and through a mind, body & heart connection.

Where anyone who loves horses can learn to connect to horses in a way that honours the true nature of the horses and humans as highly social and emotional intelligent beings.

A place where my horses and I will help you to reconnect to a natural sense of well-being and joy within yourself.

Specifically for riders: I will help you to deepen the relationship you have with your horse so you can enjoy your time together with more fulfillment and a sense of ease and grace.

A place where you can liberate yourself and the horse through connecting to the Heart of the Horse at Liberty.

In this Centre I will be able to give experiential learning workshops & lessons in training a horse at Liberty and into Heart Connection. There will also be a possibility to do some retreats for groups from 8 up to 20 people, because there is a beautiful group-accommodation around the corner where groups can come for a weekend or longer.


So if this resonates for you, and would you like to help me raise the money for this project to really get launched?

Then please do so by telling your friends and family about this. Share the link to this fundraiser page and write to them why you want to support me in this.

Thank you!

And may the heart of the horse be with you...

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Update posted by Monique Steenwijk On May 04, 2017

For all of you who donate, please know that you are always welcome to come and connect with my horses and experience the magic of that heart connection with a horse yourself. Please feel free to contact me and enjoy some time with us!

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Monique, I believe in your vision and your determination! Never give up! <3

Paulina Bolek

Backed with €25.00 On May 04, 2017


Live your dream....

Kim Spiekermann

Backed with €10.00 On Apr 14, 2017


Good luck with bringing your horses to the Retreat Centre in Hemrik😘

Constance Schaap

Backed with €20.00 On Mar 31, 2017


Go Monique! I'm excited by the depth of healing and connection that your horses and you can bring us all... What a beautiful, divine plan.

Sarita P

Backed with €30.00 On Mar 31, 2017

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