Doonies Farm sits on the cliff tops between Aberdeen Lighthouse and the village of Cove. The farm is home to some of Britain's rarest breeds of cattle, sheep, horses, pigs, goats and poultry. It is a working farm that is managed using mainly traditional farming methods to encourage local wildlife to flourish too.
For a cool mixture of fun, play & education, Odds Farm is the ideal outing for families, schools, groups and birthday parties - essential adventure for kids of all ages!
Whatever the weather, it's the ideal place to get up close to all sorts of farm animals, learn about them, and have fun doing it - all in a safe environment and a great atmosphere.
Lane End Farm is a working hill farm situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the middle of the Peak District National Park in North Derbyshire.
We provide a simple environment of real quality where disabled and disadvantaged young people can be at one with Nature and connect with their beautiful surroundings and our animals.
Lane End Farm caters for young adults from all walks of life; inner city, deprived, abused, neglected, disabled (both mentally and physically), or with learning difficulties and behavioural problems.
We help them by providing excellent outdoor farm activities and encouraging personal development through individual 'mentoring' programs. These have proved to be particularly successful for young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
New Direction is a person-centred provision for life-long learning and education, based at Ringer Villa, Clowne, Derbyshire. There are three facets to New Direction: ??? an independent special school, a post-16 centre which offers individualised programmes for learning-disabled adults and an Equine Assisted Psychotherapy service.
The National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) has an important, proactive role in raising equine welfare standards nationwide. Its membership base of over 60 welfare organisations, includes equine welfare charities large and small throughout the United Kingdom as well as a multitude of organisations from the equestrian and veterinary sectors of the horse industry.
BHS Scotland is Scotland's largest equine membership organisation with over 5000 members and rising. We have enthusiastic and informed volunteers who help deliver our work throughout Scotland in the areas of access, welfare, safety, training, competitions, education, exams, riding clubs and more.
The Scottish Equestrian Association are in the process of re branding to Horsescotland over the coming months you will see changes on thewebsite and in the press as we move towards becoming Horsescotland.
To provide Vision for, and give Leadership and Guidance to Equestrian Interests in Scotland. To make Representations as appropriate to Government, other statutory and non statutory bodies.
Leading, Guiding and Enabling the Scottish Equestrian Sector in Achieving Higher Levels of Participation, Development and Excellence.
Saddle Up ! Ranch is a Centre for Horsemanship which encourages and promotes kind and practical Western horsemanship, and works within the local councils and community projects opening up opportunites for adults and children to experience hands-on work with these amazing and patient animals.
Horses are known the world over for their therapeutic effects, alleviating stress; just being with them in the open air takes you far away from everyday worries.
Saddle Up Ranch ! provides opportunities for people from all walks of life.
Studies prove that being around animals, interacting with and brushing them has a physiological effect on the human body, reducing heart rate and stimulating the immune system!
Horses as therapy is up and coming as an intellectual way to help people recover from trauma, PTSD, anxiety, mental health issues, addiction and autism and also for young people to learn about leadership, responsibility and confidence through body awareness and mindfulness.
All our volunteers are non-paid and visits to Saddle Up ! Ranch are by appointment only.
Scottish Registered Charity SC045640
The individual Breed Societies whose equines are currently listed by the Rare Breed Survival Trust as endangered, are working together again to produce a magnificent show. The event is a shop window for these breeds that clearly demonstrates the versatility of the horses and ponies in all equestrian disciples. The Show will also offer an entertaining and interesting event for the general public.
Posted March 3, 2019 at 7:52 AM
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