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We need your help. Sunflower Farms ~ Where Learning is Cultivated, works alongside SonFlower Stables, a fundraising not-for-profit branch of our Community Outreach. Covid 19 has caused our doors to be closed, and with this being said expenses and costs for the upkeep of our farm animals continue on a daily basis… We need our community’s help. If you are a farmer that grows hay or a neighbor wanting to volunteer and help with our furry friends please consider this adventure of Hope…

Sponsoring a horse is $300.00 a month, this will also provide and include an opportunity to meet and greet the horse or farm animals.

*Hay – $150.00

*Straw – $80.00

*Shavings – $150.00

*All are per month per horse.

We also will offer a Sponsorship for $100.00 a month to come and be a Buddy to a horse on scheduled days and times.

Please contact Mary at (519) 718-1432 if you are able to help in any way.

Thank you so much, from all of us at SonFlower Farms.

What does an Educational Farm look like?

It all starts from the ground up… Yes literally from cultivating the earth underneath our feet…

Learning how to plant flowers for our bee and butterfly communities into magical healing, sustainable, useable, eatable hope, like flowers, honey and veggies…

Find out more about our SonFlower Farms – Where Learning is Cultivated
located in the heart of Norfolk County in Southwestern Ontario.

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Our Field Healers

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Horses & Human
Limbic Loop Connection

The Limbic System, located right under the cerebrum, is responsible for the feeling of emotions, behaviour, motivation, and long-term memory. It is remarkably similar to that found in horses.

“Both horses and humans have limbic systems that are remarkably similar, and both are highly social and need contact with others for their own neural regulation.”

Because of these similarities within the limbic system, working with horses from a therapeutic standpoint allows the horses to relate to the limbic system in humans. Since the horse does not have a largely developed neocortex (analytical brain), it enables them to come from a nonjudgmental place reflecting others behaviors. They respond to what is happening in the moment – based on comfort and safety. The natural state of rest within the horse species combined with being nonjudgmental can create a healing space of calm and trust. This allows limbic revision to take place – a way for a person to safely create new neurological pathways of how to respond to certain emotional patterns.

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Our Farm Healers

Our Moo-Moo’s

Luk getting his hooves trimmed what an amazing experience 🌻

   

Miss Lily needing some tenderness while getting her hooves trimmed even little Luna came over to help me lay calming hands on her forehead 🌻

Alumni from The Voice Perform the Classic "What the World Needs Now Is Love" – The Voice Finale 2020

Past Voice artists singing “What The World Needs Now” is extremely powerful. ❤️

Posted by The Voice on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Hanging out with Kim and the horses at Sonflower Stables. Talking about the benefits of sage.

Posted by Dave Scott on Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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SonFlower Stables provides an equine connection for those seeking personal understanding

“Magical” is a word that comes up several times when trying to describe how it feels to participate in equine-assisted learning.

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