Another busy morning!

16 September 2020
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Another busy morning for our ponies & participants.  Although it’s not riding, simply being around the ponies is proving to be a great confidence boost for our riders.  Jules demonstrated her tacking-up skill with Jessie.  Archie was busy selecting and using different items of the grooming kit and learning to pick up Marco’s feet. He also […]

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What a Smile!

15 September 2020
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Another lovely afternoon at the stables. Leah celebrating successfully identifying parts of the pony –  with huge thanks to our creative coach Pat, who designed and made the pony head and labels! Whilst, brother, Harrison, concentrated on making Marco look his best!

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Fi learns horse anatomy

8 September 2020
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Fi demonstrates her knowledge of horse anatomy, with a very patient Alfie

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8 September 2020
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Big thankyou to our helper Christine, who has raised over £100, selling her free-range eggs.

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Lots more photos for our “getting started” gallery.

25 August 2020
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Grooming, learning about pony care, leading a pony, learning to tack up,  even poo-picking….. our riders are relishing the opportunity to simply spend time with their ponies & develop relationships with them.  It may not be riding, but for many it’s just as beneficial and enjoyable. As well as assisting with sessions,  our volunteers have […]

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Rotary sponsors our riders

22 August 2020
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How lovely it was to welcome to the stables Mr Iain Kelso from the Stratford upon Avon Rotary Club and his wife Zan, who had brought a cheque to sponsor two of our riders, Billy and Jo. It is a challenging time for all charities to fundraise, so the very generous support from the Stratford […]

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Hot, hot, hot!

13 August 2020
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There was a “warm” welcome, in every respect, for our riders. In the shade of the gazebo, Jessie was thoroughly & enthusiastically groomed by Jo, and Diesel enjoyed Kathryn’s attention. A lovely afternoon, proving the saying  that “time spent with horses is never wasted”!

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A lovely smile from Jess

11 August 2020
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A first time visit for Jess and it was a pleasure to see her reaction to meeting Keira. Jess opened up after a few minutes getting her bearings, and engaged in stroking Keira who was such a well behaved pony, gentle and patient. What a star and what a lovely smile from Jess!

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Another busy week!

10 August 2020
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On Tuesday 4th August, Alfie enjoyed lots of fuss & attention from his riders Anna & Chris and on 6th Lewis & Charlotte enjoyed spending time with Marco & Jessie.  This week we extended our activities to include grooming, learning about feeding & care of a pony, although for many of our riders simply spending […]

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Sunflowers bring a smile!

3 August 2020
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On a glorious morning we were delighted to welcome Scarlett to the stables. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with Diesel, including walking in the sunflower maze! Matthew couldn’t believe how many sunflowers there were and was thrilled to take some home for Mum. Happy days!

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