Join my herd

Meet a true visionary

Ariana Strozzi Mazzucchi, founder of Freedom Cowgirl and Equine Guided Education and Coaching, is an award winning author, inspirational speaker, land steward and artist with the mission of re-connecting people to land and nature so each can heal the other. Ariana's power as a transformational coach is to empower people to heal themselves and the earth with courage, spirit and responsible action.

Why Freedom Cowgirl?

Freedom Cowgirl represents the freedom to be who you are meant to be, wild and free.

"The cowgirls I have known and admire embody a sense of dignity, resilience, courage, steadfastness, and a 'never give up' attitude. These are the qualities needed for 2024 and beyond." -Ariana


We are looking for impassioned people, healers, optimists, coaches, and change makers who want to create healthy, sustainable relationships within self, with others and with our Great Mother Earth.

Facilitating Change for a Healthy Planet-Full Immersion

FCHP: January - July 2024

Join a unique group of embodied change makers for a healthy planet. This one of a kind coach/facilitator program includes the energetics of creating change, intuitive empowerment, horse wisdom, and ‘time in nature’ activities to create connection, embodiment and harmony in balance with Mother Earth. This course includes Somatics & Spirit, Leadership & Horses™ and Creating Sacred Circles.

Learn More

Somatics, Nature and Spirit-3 month course

Online course-starts January 2024

SNS: (aka part 1 of FCHP)

Are you looking for more resilience and a sense of inner peace? If so, this 3 month online course covers principles and practices for reconnecting your mind/body/spirit which you can continue to access even when the course is complete. Includes live zoom calls, self study and private community resources. This course is designed for you own self awareness and also develops your facilitation skills and tool kit.

Learn More

Leadership & Horses™

In person program April 10-14, 2024

LH: (aka part 2 of FCHP)

Embark on a transformative journey of self-mastery, ecological consciousness, and being a beacon of change. Join Ariana in her signature course, going strong since 1989, Leadership & Horses™. Be part of the movement towards more sustainable and harmonious relations with self, others and the earth.

In this 5 day program re-connect to your intuitive compass, refine your ambitions, and begin a new path of dignity. 

Learn More

Award Winning Author

Ariana has written four books, is a frequent speaker on a variety of podcasts and has been featured in numerous publications including Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Sonoma County Farm Bureau, North Bay Business, Yoga Journal and Somatics Magazine.

Her most recent book, The Water Calls, One Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Dignity and Freedom, won a Indie Book Award in Women's Literature in 2023 and 5 five star reviews from Reader's Favorite.  

Her other books include, Equine Guided Education, Horses Healing Humans Healing Earth, Horse Sense for the Leader Within and Planning your Business in the Horse as Healer/Teacher Profession.

See all of Ariana's books at Casari Ranch

"The next leadership frontier is of a spiritual nature. Now is the time to respect all creatures and Mother Earth. Our success is no longer defined by our accumulation of material goods, but by being in service to our Great Mother Earth.”

— —Ariana Strozzi Mazzucchi

Get a FREE ebook on Somatics & Spirit by Ariana Strozzi Mazzucchi

Get monthly news and updates on Ariana's upcoming events, life on the farm and podcast appearances.