About Linda Crabtree

My “Circle of Peace” Logo


My “Circle of Peace” Logo

My logo reflects who I am and what I am about. I am Osage Indian. To the American Indians, a circle is a powerful symbol that represents unity and harmony. Harmony in life leads to peace, balance, and well-being, inside and out. The colors black, white, yellow and red are sacred colors to the Osage People. Feathers and beads grace the circle. The sun and moon represent yin and yang, two fundamental principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Spider and Hawk are my animal guides. The white horse is Czammy. The Paint is Ka.Wa. The cat represents all the cats I’ve known and loved. The dog is Del, my dog of 14 years, who crossed over to the heavens in 2013. They have all been my teachers and companions throughout my circle of life. The human in the logo is me. My t-shirt is purple which represents connection to spirit.

Linda gives Czammy a Reiki session


Czammy, My Inspirationpic-heart-35

This is the story of Czammy, my first horse.

In this picture, I'm offering Reiki to Czammy in a large, open field  with the rest of his herd grazing nearby. He is happy and content, and chooses to hang out with the Reiki energy. Czammy is the reason that I studied and practiced to become a Reiki Practitioner/Teacher and offer Reiki not only to equines, but to all animals, and to teach Reiki to humans so that they can offer this healing energy to the animals in their circles of life.


Linda and Ka.Wa



My Spirit Horse, teacher, companion and partner for almost 6 years.  Ka.Wa means "Horse" in Osage Indian Language. We spend a lot of time together with Reiki and Acupressure – Ka.Wa is a very willing participant!



Education and Training

Shelter Animal Reiki Association


Education and Training

Traditional Usui Reiki Ryoho Teacher/Practitioner

Reiki Training

  • 2000. Reiki First Degree
  • 2002. Reiki Second Degree
  • 2006. Reiki Master/Teacher
  • 2015. Animal Reiki for Practitioners with SARA, Shelter Animal Reiki Association
  • 2016. Animal Reiki Teacher Training with Kathleen Prasad, SARA
  • 2016. Reiki Meditation Retreat with Frans Stiene, International House of Reiki
  • 2017. Upcoming Shinpiden Reiki III Training with Frans Stiene


Volunteer Activities


Volunteer Activities (Current and Past)


  • Meditation with the Horses at The Healing Garden Cancer Support Center
  • Seniors at Bolton Senior Center
  • Equines at Lucky Horse Equine Rescue
  • MSPCA Nevins Farm

Reiki Teachings at PATH National and Regional Conference

  • 2010 & 2011. Gave Reiki presentations to bring awareness to Reiki and its benefits for the equines at equine assisted  therapy centers.
  • 2012 & 2013. Taught a complimentary two-day Level I Reiki class for individuals working and volunteering with equines at equine assisted therapy centers (EAAT).
  • 2016. Meditating with the EAAT Equines

Volunteer Activities


Reiki Demonstrations

  • 2010 + 2011. Equine Wellness Expo, Amherst, MA
  • 2012. Fund raiser for Lucky Horse Equine Rescue
  • 2012 + 2016. Woofstock. Buddy Dog Humane Society Fundraiser. Hudson, MA

Director of Animal Shows since 2000 (Rare and Endangered Breeds, Poultry, Sheep, Cattle, Dairy Goats, Rabbit Shows) for The Bolton Fair, an agricultural fair that began in 1882.

I Practice Self Reiki Every Day


Affiliations and Memberships

  • Animal Integrative Health Center in Bolton, MA
  • Main Street Animal Services of Hopkinton, MA (Integrative)
  • Member
    Shelter Animal Reiki Association (SARA)
    ~ National Board Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage
    ~ PATH International (Professional Association Therapeutic Horsemanship)
  • Massachusetts Licensed Riding Instructor

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Linda Crabtree, Certified Equine Practitioner