When the session is over and we return a happy and relaxed child to happy and relaxed parents, we know we – and our amazing horses – have done our job.
As soon as both humans and horses had clear directions to follow, everything flowed. The job titles of the people giving those directions were irrelevant. Their positions within the company didn’t matter.
It is unlikely that you’ll see a difference week by week, but when you look back to Day 1 after at least 6 sessions you will be able to recognise subtle changes in things like posture, balance, stamina, attention span, social skills, speech and general wellbeing.
So, there I was, minding my own business and making a fair whack of trimming the grass when I thought I heard a familiar voice calling my name. Sure enough, when I looked up, there was the lady with the White Head who used to sit on my back and give me treats and cuddles. I ambled over and was delighted that she …