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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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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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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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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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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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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