23-7-15: Learning by Watching

Two of our Cremellos – Freshly Ground and Moonlight – are well on their way to being therapeutic horses. As an introduction to the world of which they will soon be a part, we brought them over from their paddock to watch a therapeutic session take place. “Horses are smart enough to learn from each…Read more 23-7-15: Learning by Watching

13-5-15: Back in the saddle

The first week of our sessions with KGVI has just finished and its been wonderful to have these kids back with us!! We've missed them! Our new minis stole the show as we rather suspected they would. All the kids immediately related to these ponies, playing with their manes and stroking their warm backs. And Bridget and…Read more 13-5-15: Back in the saddle

Gift Horses – Not just one but four!!

Dr Pete Dommett from Waterford Farm in KZN, has donated four beautiful cremellos for our therapeutic riding program. W Moonlight, W Pale, W Freshly Ground, and W Crumble are between three and eight years old and should be perfect for our riding program as they are Quarter Horse Crosses, making them exceptionally calm and willing. Dr Dommett…Read more Gift Horses – Not just one but four!!

11-2-2015: Fingers and Clothespins

It’s a simple task. Many of us do it every day without thinking twice. Hanging up our clothes on a washing line with clothespins and later removing them. The action is simple – press and release to hang the clothes and press and release to remove the clothes. I watch Junior attempt this task while…Read more 11-2-2015: Fingers and Clothespins

23-10-14: Sunglasses Thursday

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