- Otto, the puppy had car sickness--but there was much more
- An amazing recovery for a tiny dog after a pit bull attack
- The mysterious vanishing growth on Marlene's dog
- The dog that used to chew everything
- Surrogate EFT for a sick dog
- Surrogate tapping on a dog cleared chronic ear infections
- A dog's thunder anxiety fades with surrogate EFT
- Surrogate EFT restores ailing dog's appetite
- Surrogate EFT for an injured stray dog
- A miracle for a therapy dog with heart worm
- Successful Surrogate EFT for Bilbo the Dog
- EFT for a suffering dog, test anxiety, needle fear and death transitions
- Three cases using EFT for dogs: Two for fear and one for a swollen paw
- EFT newcomer assists with her dog's eye problem
- Did surrogate EFT help a cat accept a new dog into the household?
- How to creatively use EFT on a dog--in this case for toxic reactions
- EFT newcomer successfully uses EFT for her abused dog
- EFT for a snoring schnauzer
- Here is evidence that our pets' emotional issues and behaviors mirror ours--dog behavior changes
- Two success stories of EFT with dogs: A vacuum cleaner fear and an arthritic back
- Surrogate EFT brings peace to scared animals
- Abused dog is housebroken with the use of EFT
- The sluggish beagle that suddenly turned frisky
- Did surrogate EFT for Mary's dog remove a lump?
- EFT quieted a dog
- The cat who no longer has "accidents" when using her litter tray
- Calming down a very scared cat
- Surrogate EFT helps two cats at a distance
- Rescuing Mellie the cat from death's door
- Successful EFT tapping - cats have needs too!
- The cat who was allergic to his food
- Bringing peace to a cringing kitten
- Two first class uses of Surrogate EFT for Sarah Rushton's cat
- Helping my cat Noodle to walk again
- Success with a cat
- The cat who couldn't pee
- What my dying cat taught me about doing EFT on animals
- EFT successfully handles a CAT-tastrophe!
- EFT for a scaredy cat
- Surrogate EFT calms aggressive stray cat
- EFT helps cat through surgery
- Surrogate EFT and Surrogate Muscle Testing resolve horse's bucking problem
- Tapping for a horse
- Some ideas about EFT for horses
- EFT calms down a "Spooking Horse"
- Successful surrogate EFT for a choking horse
- Surrogate tapping brings peace to my filly, Rose!
- Because I work with animals every day, I know you can
- Impressive EFT surrogate work helps horse with sensitive hoof and an electric fence
- Surrogate EFT removes a horse's limp
- Using "mind pictures" for the Setup while doing EFT for Marva the horse
- EFT calms an injured horse and its handler
- Impressive surrogate work for ex-champion horse
- The horse with many fears
- Horse with panic attacks helped with EFT
- EFT reversed the cause of a 7 year chronic uterine infection in our mare!
- Tapping on your own "chain of worry" before tapping on your pet's problem
- EFT for the healing of our pets
- EFT for a pet
- Stunning physical healing in a baby goat
- EFT for profound grief at losing a pet -- finding a core issue
- "Rainbow Bridge" tapping when you are grieving a lost pet
- Using EFT with animals for performance issues
- Try EFT on Everything -- Even Fish!
- "EFT helped save my Goldfish"
- Do you have separation anxiety when you leave your pets?
- Two EFT cases: Reviving a gold fish ... and ... snoring
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Surrogate tapping brings peace to my filly, Rose!
Note: This is one of 3,000 articles written prior to the updated Gold Standard (Official) EFT Tapping Tutorial™. As a result, it is likely outdated. It provides practical uses for EFT Tapping but you should also explore our newest advancement, Optimal EFT, by reading our free e-book, The Unseen Therapist™, and/or get help from a Certified EFT Practitioner.
LeAnn Fisher's horse, Rose, had traumatic experiences regarding her feet at an early age. As a result, Rose would panic and bolt for freedom every time the blacksmiths (farriers) would come around. However, with LeAnn's simple surrogate tapping the whole problem resolved itself. Note how LeAnn found herself automatically "tuning in" to Rose's issues. Fascinating concept.
I want to share a story about surrogate tapping for my filly, Rose. Rose was born with crooked front legs that required the farrier (blacksmith) to glue special shoes on her little feet when she was two months old and then again when she was four months old. Both events were very traumatic for her - and for me. She had to be sedated both times, and both times "came to" enough to be terrified and bolt for freedom. The first time, she stepped on my leg. The second time, she reared up and came down on top of my head. (Thank God she was a baby!)
When the farriers would return for follow-up work, she would freak out. I was the only one who could catch her, and she had to be sedated each time for a simple trim.
I am not a trainer, but tried all the tricks I knew for getting a horse to accept having her feet worked with - no luck. One day when she was almost two years old and the farriers were due that day, I decided to tap surrogately for her. Having limited experience with surrogate tapping, I decided to tap on the way to work and then again going home - Now, I don't recommend trying that!
I started by saying, "I am Rose." I used the obvious:
"Even though those men scare me, I'm a very good horse...."
"Even though I feel trapped when they work on my feet, I'm a good horse and a good spirit."
I was surprised at how quickly and intensely I connected with her, which is why I don't recommend trying this while driving. Suddenly, I was swept over by intense emotion, and tapped on the feelings:
"Even though I am afraid I might die if they hold my feet and don't let me run away, I trust Mom (me) and I trust myself."
"Even though my legs are my safety and these men drug me and hold my legs, I know my feet need to be trimmed and I'm okay."
"Even though I fear for my life, these men are always kind and Mom is always there. I know I will be okay."
More of these statements poured out until the intensity finally decreased and then went to zero. I should have pulled off the road, as I was feeling the panic up in to my throat.
When I got home, the farriers were already there. My daughter had put Rose in a large stall with her mother. I was amazed that she was quietly munching hay instead of crashing around wide eyed. She led quietly out of the stall and stood unconcerned while the farriers quickly trimmed all four feet. She even lifted the last forefoot for them!
Needless to say, they were dumfounded! They knew this filly and what we had been through with her, and to have her stand like a seasoned horse with no concern whatsoever for the work they were doing amazed them all! She now stands in the field and lets me pick up her feet without being haltered. What an amazing change!
I cannot thank you enough for EFT. Farrier work is needed every six to eight weeks to keep her feet healthy. Rose can now have this done without trauma.
LeAnn Fisher, PA-C
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