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”…

During my first session with Brigette, I made a connection with a horse, Sonny, which was very intense.  I left feeling many things – happiness, empowerment, and elation. Though this experience, I was able to re-connect to a part of me that I had shut down – my ability to connect to others and to use my intuition. I was also reminded to stop and notice the needs of others.  Taking this awareness back to my family, I became more emotionally available to them and more attentive to their needs.
Debbie BPersonal Growth

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Brigette Potgieter
Phone: 215-880-7015
Email: brigettepep@gmail.com