Testimonals

"Bianca was very encouraging and was very helpful with riders who weren’t very confident about the session. She happily answered every question we had and was very serious about the safety aspect of archery which was great. You could tell how passionate Bianca is about horse archery and that really inspired me to give it my all and I loved it it was so much fun and outside my comfort zone a little. I’ve developed even more trust with my horse than I had previously and I’m more open to trying new things even if it seems a little scary and not something I would normally be confident about. You just have to give things a go otherwise you might miss out on all the fun!" - Caitlin Blanch
"Danica gained so much confidence from the archery lesson. Riding with no hands! Leg aides and looking up, she loved the camp lessons. Being able to build from day one, with day two, was so impressive. Bianca is engaging, kind and so supportive to the full range of kids’ abilities. Super kind to the ponies too. Following the clinic, I have noted that Danica wants to canter with no hands! This is such a huge step forward in her confidence. I had to give a public address at the camp, I was nervous, but I looked within the crowd, your beaming smile caught my eye, and I felt an overwhelming calmness. You, my friend, you are so engaging. As a parent, I thank you for teaching in such a passionate manner" - Leesa Bradshaw
Bianca was joyful, uplifting and motivational. Her positive, well articulated and supportive approach is a breath of fresh air. She also managed to pass on lots of information whilst still making it fun. Very positive experience. Thank you! - Kath Honeck
"Bianca is an amazing Horse Archery instructor and very thorough in her teaching. I never done archery before and with her support and confidence I went from never shooting a bow and arrow, to doing it at trot on horseback. I had the best time and Bianca's welcoming, friendly and positive attitude to things made me feel right at ease. Highly recommend Empowerment 4 riders to anyone wanting to give Horse archery a go. Horse Archery is awesome!" - Teresa Stuart
"Bianca is an amazing and caring professional who has helped me come to realise some inhibitions and fears that have been impacting on the things I love and enjoy. Her guidance and gentle directing led me to discover my inner strengths that I need to face new, and old, challenges. Her enthusiasm and confidence in what she teaches, linked with her vibrant positive personality makes her a perceptual consultant in handling these often sensitive matters. If you’ve been feeling blocked or trapped and just not feeling like yourself I’d recommend you have a ‘chat’ with Bianca. Now is a good time to start ‘feeling’ empowered. Bianca is like chicken soup for the soul". - Kathryn Dawe
"Bianca is so encouraging and lovely! I attended the Pegasus pony club camp which Bianca gave a lesson at! It was definitely something different and amazing, I would love to try it again one day! I highly recommend to everyone wanting to have a go at archery on horses!" - Eliana Falidis
"Can't thank you enough for what you did yesterday. I felt confident and safe while having an absolute blast at the same time. Walked away with a huge sense of achievement. Looking forward to next time. Absolutely recommend this to anyone with confidence issues". - Khleanne Kent
"Thank you so much Bianca, for your help with overcoming my nerves as a returning rider after so many years out of the saddle! For your patience and encouragement - and the opportunity to ride your beautiful boy Dozer. It felt so great to be out on the trail again. I was really nervous but you made it so easy - I was cantering in no time! Really looking forward to doing it again very soon.  Thank you again!"
- Dr Marlene Wiese
"Huge thank you to Bianca Stawiarski for such a fun informative Horse Archery rally at our pony club today - Lots of fun! I highly recommend Bianca as an instructor to other individuals and clubs / groups wanting to try horse archery. Her professionalism and attention to safety as well as her ability to adjust to the ability of different horses and riders was outstanding - Thanks Bianca!" - Rebecca Jeyaseelan
"Big thank you to Bianca for being as wonderful instructor today at my pony club teaching horse archery to young children who are still allowing their knowledge and confidence in horses grow! Bianca did a wonderful job encouraging and helping children peruse the task set to help them reach their full potential! Highly recommended instructor / mentor to absolutely all riding types! Keep up the good work! Loved having you and hope you'll come again sometime soon! xxx" - Maddy Thompson
"Just wanted you to know what amazing work you did with our daughter at the Pony Club Archery rally today. She loves riding but her confidence is low and easily shaken. We honestly expected her to not go through with today's rally - that's often the outcome when she feels overwhelmed by new people and challenges. But your kind and positive guidance had her not only participating but being genuinely engaged, truly enjoying herself and gaining faith in her own abilities. Nothing gives us more joy than to see that - thank you for bringing your great skills and greater heart to Pony Club today". - Rachel Crees
"Bianca's approach to her horses and archery is no different than her lust for life and gregarious, warm nature. She not only inspires but she nurtures - the individual, the sport, the ethos and processes. This is not your ordinary lesson in ANYTHING - because as surely as you walk in expecting one thing, you'll leave feeling a host of other gifts which she freely bestows. An hour with Bianca will change your life and perspective. Look out, her happiness and inner strength is infectious!" - Rachel Leopold
"Bianca is a fun loving, full of energy, confident person. If you are struggling with confidence with your horse or just would like support with your riding, Bianca is a great help." - Mary Wauchope
"Bianca is an absolute rock star with getting people confident and learning to have fun with their horses! I may not be a nervous rider, but her help with horseback archery has been amazing. Love having her support with my journey, and Dozer is such a dude to riding, not a care in the world! Get on it people, get out there and ride!!" - Samantha Donnellan
"Do you have a dream - a goal that you hold close to your heart? My dream was to train my young horse in Horseback Archery - not for the faint hearted and one of the fastest growing horse sports in Australia. Well - I could not have achieved this dream without the support and help of Bianca at our Horseback Archery training days. From understanding the horse's needs, to understanding the rider's needs, Bianca provides the confidence and belief in yourself that you can achieve your goal. Bianca's optimism is "catching" and she is incredibly generous of her time and sharing her personal strength with others.
Bianca has also been very inspiring in my own horseback archery journey and I think her so much for my success with my young horse and in achieving my own goals and dreams. So that dream you have, that one that you don't think you can achieve on your own - you can with Bianca - she will definitely find your inner amazon!" - Wen Evans
"I can not thank Bianca enough for allowing us to have the change to be part of something so amazing. Her patience and calming words inspired me to keep going until my buddy Blaze and I took our first shot. Can't wait to do it again". - Kerri-Ann Atkinson
"It was an amazing experience! Felt myself like a princess warrior. Great feeling of control and just a perfect way to get rid of stress. This place is highly recommended to attend for people of all ages! Thank you Bianca for your patience and exceptional explanation of all the details. Wish you prosperity and good customers!" - Angie Kachan
Bianca is lovely to work with, she was very understanding and helped me gain more confidence on the horse. I had a great time attempting Horse Archery for the first time and I must say it's addictive!! - Nicole Kay Young


"Had an amazing coaching session with the awesome Bianca Stawiarski on Saturday. Some coaching with the horse, so I had my horse fix, and some coaching off the horse. It was a really intense coaching session, but so totally worth it. Bianca really pushed me out of my comfort zone without overdoing it. She did not allow time for me to overthink, did not over-explain anything. Not only did she throw me in the deep end, she expected me to swim. I went from never having touched an arrow to shooting them of a horse in canter in less than an hour! Talk about a steep learning curve! Bianca did not know my level of expertise, she took in how I did and ran with it. Her flexibility, knowledge and teaching really allowed me to go through this learning curve so quickly! Bianca helped me to reached the answers that I already seemed to have in me and she has given me a lot to work with on my own for a while. So much appreciated!!" - Aafke Boomsma
"We approached Bianca Stawiarski because her training of horse archery was an utterly unique and amazing experience. Bianca provided a fun and interesting way for international Equestrian Vaulters from Germany and Australian Vaulters to undertake Team Building activities. She kept it safe and we never felt uncomfortable with the equipment or the horse. She also gave us clear instructions before handing us anything, and helped those who were not as confident quietly and nicely.We all had an amazing time and enjoyed the experience. One thing I liked was that horse archery made me feel powerful and in control. There wasn't any major pressure to get it right, and you were allowed to just enjoy yourself.I would recommend Bianca Stawiarski to people who want to gain confidence with horses, have a better sense of control and for Team building. I felt really capable and powerful. Plus, I had fun!" - Mikaela Bell