Welcome To Oaksbrook

Escape & Relax

Brook Farm is a rural gem situated in the northern Essex Countryside and ideal location for a relaxing break.

My Golden Retriever Kai recently developed a patch of wet eczema behind his ear.  He's quite prone to this especially if he goes in water.  This time though he hadn't been near water other than rolling on wet grass.  He hadn't really been scratching more than normal, but sometimes he
A couple of weeks ago my horse Wraheem first started showing a slight foot soreness, occasionally tripping or appearing to tread on a stone and be lame a couple of strides.  I also began to notice his posture changing a little to that of standing with his hind legs further
The Aloe Vera plant has been known for its healing properties throughout history.  Of the some 350 varieties true aloe or Aloe Barbadensis Miller is medically the most powerful.  Known by some as "The Healing Plant", "Medicine Plant", "Silent Healer" and "Burn Plant", Aloe is known to work on two
  Yesterday saw just a small group of horse owners attend for the Craniosacral Introductory Day for Horse Owners with Jean Whitebred.  Jean had some interesting ways to help us in the classroom part of the course to tune into "Feel". She had us feeling for our cardiac rhythm and
The clicker training clinic was a great success this bank holiday weekend.  We had a real variety of horses and ponies and a lovely group of people.  The weather was kind to us Saturday and a bit blustery and showery on Sunday so we improvised with a trailer and box
This summer I am hosting a Horse Agility Training Day and Competition with Judge and Trainer Amanda Braham (HAAT) Horse Agility Accredited Trainer. Come along for a fun day, open to young or old, beginners welcome.  A great way to build up your relationship with your horse. The format of
Spotted Miniature Horse Dotty took everything in her stride during a visit to Alleyn Court Preparatory School to meet the class mates of her owners Seraphina and Zachary who both attend the school. We had to park the trailer out by the school playing field and walk her through the
Courses, workshops, demo's and talks.  Held at the farm where you can interact with the many animals here and larger groups at the village hall nearby for the class based courses. Subjects have included: A Herbal Forage Day Animal Communication The Trust Technique Positive Reinforcement training for horses Alaskan Essences
  Essences can help with a range of issues and are safe to include in any treatment plan for people and animals.  Working with nature to bring the healing qualities of flowers, crystals and the environment to help with a range of things Emotional support Mind, body, spirit balance Trauma
Due to personal circumstances for Mike this summers course dates have had to be postponed.  I have left the course content up as we fully intend to secure some future dates, hopefully this Autumn. Cranio Sacral Therapy is a popular theme this year.  I have Mike Harrison principal of the