Arthur rode in a saddle for the first time ever, and when he went into trot he went naturally and effortlessly into rising trot! It was incredible!!! The spontaneous clapping from our huge audience, however, reminded Fly of his racing days, and we had a tense split second bringing him back to the future, remembering…Read more Arthur’s First Trot
Sincere thanks to Kim and Tamlyn La Grange who donated these two beautiful brand new helmets to our therapeutic riding program. Here's Kim and Connor modelling the helmets! Thank you so much Kim and Tamlyn, you know how much we appreciate this!!
Thursday was another amazing afternoon with the children from KGVI. There is such a big improvement in all the children. Crown was very good at balancing the bean bag on his helmet and walking around the ring. Patrick was so excited to see Clifford and shook his hand with a huge smile on his face. He rode Fly, and…Read more 23-10-14: Sunglasses Thursday
This Thursday we managed to capture two incredible moments on video to share with you... The first is of Thobizitha. She has a condition called arthogryposis, which results in limited movement in her joints and some may even be frozen in one position. Often the muscles around these joints is weak and stiff. As a result, Thobizitha…Read more 16-10-14: Two incredible moments
Sometimes it's good to break out of the circle, to change the routine, to travel a new route. Our Wednesday group of kids from KGVI is very quick to learn the routine and pick up the exercises. They arrive eager and ready, quick to get helmets on and quicker still to get on their horses.…Read more 15-10-14: Breaking out of the circle
Mike (the multiple amputee) greeted us today with an amazing picture he drew with his mouth.... It is very humbling to see what these kids can achieve even with the severe disabilities they have. Thobizitha, the little girl with Arthrogryphosis, made incredible progress. Her legs are already softer and she was able to sit astride…Read more Thursday Afternoon – 9 October 2014