Our Mission . . .

To nurture the innate capacity for joy, compassion, and healing of horses and humans.

Equine Assisted Therapy

Experience moment-to-moment shifts in awareness . . .

The Power of Healing with Horses

Horses bring us to that quiet place, between words, where healing begins.

Horses are Masters of Authentic Relationship

As social beings, horses share our need for safe connection in order to thrive.


Experiential Psychotherapy

How Horses Help

There are a number of answers to the question, “why horses?”  The most obvious being that it is virtually impossible to feel neutral in the presence of the horse.  Their sheer size…

About PEP

Philly Equine Partners Founded in 2012, Philly Equine Partners embodies social worker, Brigette Potgieter’s, vision for a just world with her passion for horses, nature, and…


Becoming a Practioner There are a growing number of training programs to choose from for person’s interested in becoming a practitioner in the field of “equine assisted therapy”…

The horses enabled me to work towards achieving my personal goals at a pace that felt comfortable to me. My communication skills improved as I learned to read their body language and become more aware of how my own body was reacting to each situation.
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Brigette Potgieter
Phone: 215-880-7015
Email: brigettepep@gmail.com