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October 2018

Our First Rescue Needs A Name


Our first rescue horse. Look at this gorgeous little man! What a cutie. He hasn't had the best start to life but things are looking up now that he's been brought into care. He needs a lot of support, but, most importantly, he also needs a name!  We're taking suggestion son our Facebook page so hop [...]

Our First Rescue Needs A Name2018-10-12T16:54:04+10:00

Who’s Rescuing Who?


We're heading into an incredibly exciting year in 2019! We're finally starting our horse and pony rescue program that will enable at-risk children to help to rehabilitate our rescue herd. Horses and ponies are highly resilient. Their stoicism in the face of trauma and their growing willingness to trust again and accept help make them incredibly [...]

Who’s Rescuing Who?2018-10-12T16:46:43+10:00

September 2017

Research Finding: Therapy Horses Do Not Show Increased Stress Levels


Whilst we know from our own experiences that our therapy horses don't appear to be in any way stressed by working in our programs, it's always nice to have some research to back our understanding. The welfare of our horses is every bit as important to us as the welfare of our program participants. A University [...]

Research Finding: Therapy Horses Do Not Show Increased Stress Levels2017-09-25T04:02:31+10:00

January 2017

We’re Off & Running!


It's been a long time in the planning but we're finally here! We have a whole suite of equine assisited therapy and learning programs for children of all ages and abilities - available all year round. Pop on over to the Programs page for all the details.

We’re Off & Running!2017-01-25T07:54:08+10:00
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