Fun for Jules!

27 October 2020
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As autumn approaches our activities have moved indoors, where our participants  continue to learn new skills & all aspects of horse care;  all the time developing a deeper partnership with their ponies, and having fun too!

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Great achievement Archie!

27 October 2020
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Well done Archie, on learning how to look after Marco & achieving Grade 1 Horse Care.  Keep up the good work!

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Go Anna!

20 October 2020
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After completing her very successful wheelchair push, Anna visited the stables yesterday to present us with a cheque for an amazing £1460. Anna trained for many weeks to have the strength to complete the one mile course and said that not only did she raise money for us to help keep our horses healthy, but […]

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Thank you Admington Fun Ride

11 October 2020
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A huge ‘shout out’ to the our Coach, Verena, Sue Cook, and the rest of the team who organised and manned the Admington Fun Ride whose support has just given us an amazing £1400 donation. What a tremendous bonus for us at the moment in this current climate. Thank you also to all the riders […]

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Familiar faces join us on the yard

8 October 2020
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It was a real pleasure to welcome familiar faces back to the yard yesterday. On the mend after recent knee surgery, Sophie was delighted to be reunited with Diesel.  She was soon busy grooming & tacking up, before confidently leading Diesel through a course of obstacles. It’s good to see you back Sophie!It was especially good […]

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Early Autumn ride!

4 October 2020
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Our volunteers and ponies enjoying a hack over the stubble fields

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Good work Fi

4 October 2020
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Enjoying the late summer sunshine, Fi prepared Alfie ready for travelling in a horse box.  She selected & correctly put on protective boots, rug, tail guard etc. Afterwards she took Alfie for a walk along the track. 

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End of an Era for our Group

24 September 2020
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It is with a heavy heart that I bring sad news today that Beryl Sainsbury, our founder, passed away peacefully in her sleep on 14th September, just before her 99th birthday. In the early Summer, fifty two years ago, Mrs Beryl Sainsbury MBE (then Mrs Douglas and a Physiotherapist) was persuaded by Mr Gallagher, the […]

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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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