Natural Horse keeping

The herd at spirit and soul are kept as close to natural, wild conditions as possible. This means barefoot, as close to 24/7 turn out as possible and a fibre and forage-based diet. Except Trevor who needs extra boosting cereals to maintain his therapy superpowers (as waistline). This suits the horses physical and mental well being which is our priority. In moving to our new Derbyshire site, we will be setting up a track system and continuing in this natural approach to horse care. Here are some key details about how we keep our horses happy, healthy and in their most natural state. As part of our Equine Assisted Learning we cover a lot around how to keep horses healthy and happy, and t

Change is a coming

CHANGE... Like death and taxes, a certainty in life but rarely one anyone looks to with delight and excitement. A fear of change can often be one of life’s biggest barriers to living the life we want to, doing that exciting job, moving abroad, dying our hair. Change big or small can be challenging and frightening. Change is something that we feel the need to manage so completely there is now a whole industry of change management, there are books, experts, websites and motivational quotes flooding the internet. All this information would suggest we should now be experts at managing change, or if we are not, we should get someone in to do it for us, like our tax return, leave it to the exp

How can horses help Anxiety?

Anxiety. There is a word isn’t it. A description of a feeling, a definition of a condition, a state of being or life. The technical descriptions of “A feeling of worry, nervousness or unease about something with an uncertain outcome” or “a nervous disorder marked by excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behaviour or panic attacks”[1] seems too little to describe the all encompassing feeling of your chest tightening, breath shortening as your brain spirals into a hundred different possible outcomes of a situation. Anxiety disorders can come in many different formats, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, PTSD, OCD, Social Anxiety, Attachment Anxiety, but the feelings and

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