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State of Being

Magical walks with rescued horses and foals in the hilly landscape above Lagos
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Barao de Sao Joao, Portugal
About State of Being
Hi. My name is Sakshin and I run a horse sanctuary close to Barão de São João. We like you to experience how amazingly beautiful it is to be with these majestic animals by having a walk with them through the beautiful scenery of the area at Barão de São João, just above Lagos.
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Why book with State of Being
  • I'm an energy healer and a horse empath.
  • I live with my rescued horse for 5 years now but the herd of rescued horses keeps growing.
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  • German
  • English
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To walk with a horse is a totally different experience than to sit on its back and manipulate it to your will. You can look them in the eyes and become equals. You become one with the herd. The 3 horses and 2 yearlings join us on a lead rope. Come and join us for this most amazing experience.
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Peter J wrote a review Jul 2020
Palomino, Colombia24 contributions4 helpful votes
Awesome, really awesome: I became one with the heard, totally relaxed and somehow powerful inside myself. This great feeling still lasts. To be with horses like this, you should not miss. it was just a 5 min drive from Bensafrim, A22, Lagos to Barão de São João. Before going for a walk, we were allowed to follow Sakshin to the herd, to get in touch with the horses step by step. We became all so calm and relaxed, and as the first horse lay down, an other guest set net down to this horse. Just a few minutes later I took this picture here, showing a mixed group of horses and humans, like meditating or relaxing and breathing deeply. Awesome. After about 40 minutes we went for the booked walk, which was also a wonderful experience. The horses, rescued horses, are full of trust and show so much happy energy while they could run around complete free at the place we walked to. And they came back with us on their own will. For me it was a great experience, the "top" of my Algarve vacation. Good to know, that the money I payed goes directly tho this horse sanctuary. Peter (52), Germany
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Date of experience: July 2020
annatravel737 wrote a review Jan 2020
United Kingdom1775 contributions38 helpful votes
As a lover of animals, especially horses I had to say I had wonderful time. Very touching experience. Those beautiful animal who been rescued will lead you with their love. I do appreciate a lot what those people done / doing to those loving animals. There is also rescued beautiful cat and cute dog. Totally, relaxing and spiritual. Thank you and keep up with great mission. Highly recommended to visit.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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