Emerge With Horses


Howdy.  My name is Jake LeClair and I feel grateful to be of service as the Emerge with Horses program’s human coach. I have a gift and passion for helping humans reach their potential, especially through horses. I grew up in a small rural setting where there was a lot of dysfunction and scarcity.  There was also a lot of people who did the most they could with what they had to look after me as best as they could.  I had a drive to do more than survive this experience. That drive turned into a hunger to thrive in my life.  At times this hunger has served me well. At times I have taken the hunger to excess.  Beginning The Journey I began a journey two years ago to a way of living that allows me to live on…

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Recovery is Possible – At Any Age

Never Too Late For Sobriety

It is Never Too Late To Start Recovery  Ellen is now working on her second year in recovery, one day at a time My name is Ellen and I am an alcoholic. Last week I turned 70 years old. A few days later I had the greatest honour by celebrating my first AA Birthday! Who ever would think  I would be an elder and a toddler at the same time? Indeed, recovery is possible. The surprise gifts of life! In retrospect (hindsight is always 20/20), I have always dealt with alcohol and substance abuse as I sought out the non-existent comfort zone I craved. As a “functional alcoholic” for many years, the drinking continued and increased as I got older and had to deal with life. Danger: Retirement Ahead When I was 62 I retired from my career and sold my home. I moved…

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Post Rehab Testimonial Review

Rehab Testimonial Review Letters Serenity Vista was thrilled to receive this post rehab testimonial review message from a former guest. Nothing makes us happier than this. Addiction does NOT have to be a fatal disease. It can be arrested and transformed from defeat into victory. Serenity Vista provides life transforming rehab retreat experiences. This letter is testimony that in fact lives do transform, and offers hope that your life can change too!   Hello John! It’s good to see you’re still going strong with Serenity Vista. You truly changed my life in so many positive ways. No, that’s not true. I changed my life in so many ways but YOU gave me the guidance and support I needed to succeed. I can’t thank you enough. I’ll be honest and tell you that it has been a struggle but with the tools…

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Does Rehab Work? Serenity Vista Testimonial Review

Hummingbird as seen at Serenity Vista Drug Rehab

21 Year Old Young Woman Goes to Rehab in 2007 8 Years Post Treatment? Amazing   Does Rehab Work? HEY, Remember Me? I’m the girl from New Orleans, Louisiana…I was with y’all at your recovery retreat for 2 months in 2007. Happy to say I’m making 8 years! My husband just made 9 years. We are doing great. We have 3 beautiful boys and are so enjoying our life of freedom. My relationship with God has gotten stronger and stronger each passing year.  I’m a whole person and I’m so grateful that we are giving our children a life of peace and happiness and not of addiction, like my husband and I grew up in. I just noticed your Serenity Vista Facebook Page and wanted to say “Hi”, and thanks! I am so glad I was able to start my…

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