Lucky, My first Dragonhorse, the one who started it all back in 1998.

(My Website is going through a huge update. Please be patient as I slowly add new pages. If you want Distance Reiki, which is on a donation basis, contact me)

Healing, Horses, and Art go hand in hand in my world

Hello, I am Denice Garrou and yes I have been healing with horses for over 20 years. But, first they had to heal me and then I had to write about  it. Writing my stories (even tho labled as fiction) was a very intergal part of my healing journey. 

But why dragonhorses? Both the horse and the dragon carry similar symbolism; life, death, and rebirth or resurrection. The horse being a 7th dimension being, and the dragon a 12th dimension being. In Shamanic cultures the horse carries us to the otherworld to be healed. The gypsies bred black and white horses to remind them of the cycle of life and rebirth. 

So, yes when we heal we must lay to rest a part of us so that we may be reborn again in a new light. 

Equine Assisted HeartMath Coaching                                                                              This is a non-riding form of Equine therapy. I realized years ago that there is much more than just the back of the horse that casues healing. There are so many people out there who love horses and yet are afraid to get on them and there are people who are just too feeble or too large. With my realization that horses are not dumb animals to be exploited and when not ridden their true beingness shines through I was so excited to find HeartMath and their form of non riding therapy.  It was HeartMath Institutes pioneering work and technology that confirmed what I was feeling. I just did not have the right termonology to decribe what I was feeling and what transformation I was going through. So I set out to be certified with HMI to join my knowledge and experience with theirs. To read a whole lot more about it please click on the Equine Assisted Therapy page. 



HeartMath Mentoring/Coaching

What would you do if I told you there were simple tools that you could learn to change your whole world and intergrate a lasting and constant feeling of love and appreciation for yourself and the world around you? What would you do if I told you this could also assist in healing your mind body and spirit and bring balance to you? 

What if I told you already have the greatest tool to accomplish all of this. And yes it is attainable! The tool is your Heart! Within our heart lies the power and the intuition to change our world and finally make it the place we have been always looking for and it can also make us the person we have always dreamed about being. No, this is not a pipe dream but palpable and documented, proven by science. HeartMath Institute of California has been doing this work for decades. And it is all available to you too. With my help of course.

To learn more click on the link at the top HeartMath 

Ciara, she came to me totally broken down and dangerous. Now she's performing the Spanish Walk with enthusiasm!

Learning through the Heart of your Own Horse

With HeartMath coaching you can truly become one with your horse. This program is for those who have a horse or horses of their own and are not happy with the relationship they have or they are striving for more connection. This is prefect for those who are finding their equine has lost heart in his performance. And especially for those who no longer feel the need to be in the competitive ring and just want to experience what is really beneath the horse meat suit.  (more info coming, please come back as I continue working on my website)

Expressive Arts Class

Touch Drawing

A simple yet profound way of accessing your soul through painting! I have always enjoyed creating. It feeds my soul and fills my heart with such joy. This class can be attended either online or at my home. But this class is so much fun to share with others. If you want a one on  one session please contact me. Click the link above Expressive Arts to learn more about  this magical process. 


I began my Reiki training back in 1997. My very first patient was of course, a horse! And he became my first greatest teacher. But then more horses came into my life furthering my learning and healing abilities. I have worked on everything from, falcons, turkys, peacocks, dogs, cats, horses and humans to name a few. Energy is energy, we all have it and underneath our skin suits we are all the same. If you want to read more about Reiki click the Reiki tab at the top of the page. 


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The magic of horses, I give you 4 stories

How did the journey of life, death and rebirth inspire my Dragonhorse Saga. I bare my soul in this emotional journey back through my life with magical horses.

Love cats, gypsies and magic?
My young readers (10 -13) fable separate from its anthology and it is entered in Readers Favorite story awards under "Children's Fable". This short story was written for the parent or grandparent to read in one sitting with or to their child or grandchild. Children benefit greatly from sharing in the reading of a very good story. But the young readers are already loving it! See Readers Favorite review which qualifies Seraphina for one of their book stickers!

Story description


A mysterious secret that changed her world forever…


No one wants to play with the creepy cripple who might spread her disease.  So, eleven-year-old Lorena’s only friends in the world are Jenkins the tree and Seraphina, a black cat with a white star on her forehead.


Seraphina was not just any black cat. She lived deep in the woods with two piebald ponies and a gypsy woman who healed wild animals, including a white wolf with aqua eyes.

 But, Seraphina and the gypsy were keeping a very magical secret. A secret found out by Lorena that changed her world forever.


Review from "Readers Favorite"

Serafina by Denice Garrou is a stunning fantasy children's book about a young girl named Lorena. Lorena has a disease that prevents her from walking without a crutch. The other children in her village tease her, and won't be her friend. All she has is a tree she calls Jenkins, and a cat named Serafina. One day, Serafina leads her to a house in the woods where she meets a woman named Ravinia. Lorena and Ravinia, as well as Serafina, are soon firm friends, and from that day onward Lorena would always visit Ravinia, with the help of Serafina. But then one day Serafina doesn't show up. Lorena soon discovers that the bullies have Serafina and are planning on burning her. Will Lorena be brave enough to stand up to the bullies who always torment her. I really, really enjoyed reading Serafina by Denice Garrou. The book is heartwarming and is very beautifully written. The story teaches that how you look at yourself is very important and that you can't be happy unless you're happy with yourself, which is a very important lesson. The characters are all very likeable, because Lorena is very kind to others, and Serafina and Ravinia help her to see herself in a new light. The book is very well written and very descriptive. There were a few parts that made me gasp out loud. Many people will be able to relate to this book, because many people have been bullied. The book is full of action and suspense. I was hooked by the first page and I never wanted to put the book down. It is truly amazing. I would definitely recommend this to all readers.

Secrets of the Fae

My short story "New Life for an Old Bear" has been published in their spring edition!

True story. How does an old, handmade stuffed bear become nighttime security for a 5 month old boy, having night terrors. "Familiar" anyone? How using the time of the season, power animals, crystals, and Reiki symbols give an old bear a new job. 

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NEW RELEASE Available now! $16.99 includes shipping

Candlelight & Cobwebs, Avyon Book os Secrets Vol I

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Dragonhorse and Seeker of the Forgotten Knowledge

This video includes the 1st Edition Cover. Dragonhorse cover has been updated as shown below.

My Dragonhorse Saga, a read for all ages!

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What if who you truly are is kept secret from you, just to keep you alive?

Young Shion’s life ripped from her, bound by a prophecy she herself had made a lifetime before, has become a seeker of the forgotten knowledge. She must fulfill her quest to relearn and regain her inherent power before she can reclaim her love and her life. A love story that must endure the transcendence of time and dimensions. A thought provoking, conscious awakening jaunt, back to a time when magic was forbidden, gypsies and witches were hunted, horses were just for pulling wagons, and dragons no longer lived . . . or didn't they?



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 Book 2 of the Dragonhorse Sage takes us back to how it all began. We go back in time to Shion’s life as Sumayah. She is caught in a web of two loves: the mysterious one who is promised to her and the Fae Prince who is trying to save his realm. This tale of love begins in the ancient realm of Lemuria, a realm of unspeakable beauty and magic thought to be only a myth by the human race.

But there is blood on the moon as impending invasion threatens the lives of those who live there. Sumayah soon learns her life is not her own and is thrust into a world of uncertainties and sacrifice.

Follow Sumayah on her legendary and epic journey, as she saves a dying dragon, battles a long-tooth tiger, learns to control her power of fire, becomes a Priestess by gaining the trust of a fiery horse, is torn between two loves, learns the lethal powers of the darkness, and most of all, calls into existence the dragonhorse. "pant, pant"


      Excerpt from Dragonhorse and Seeker of the Forgotten Knowledge                    

Those eyes she thought. Empty. Bottomless. She gulped back the emotion as she took in the blanket of bones. The overpowering stench hit her again and she put her hand to her nose. It was quite evident this horse was dying. Large, fleshy protrusions hung from the front limbs of this  suffering animal. Its nostrils flared and blew at her trying to figure out if she was friend or foe. Then a low, tired nicker came from deep within as it took a tentative step towards her. She held out her hand and immediately it began to pulsate. The swirl of white energy lifted from her hand into a stream of glittering gold as it connected with the horse… 


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