People often approach us and ask "It's riding for people with special needs that you do, isn't it?", and we answer "Yes, but that's not all - we offer more!" At 'Hairy Henry's', we offer a service to children and adults of all abilities - whether their needs are 'ordinary' or 'special'.This is the great thing about Therapeutic Riding: the session, usually one-to-one or in a small group, is tailor-made to suit each individual rider. Sometimes people choose not to ride at all and just spend a very special time with their favourite horse...
We have just launched our 'Hug a Hairy Henry'! Our horses a very friendly and soft and cuddly, but they are still big and not easily hugged - because it requires to get close to them and reach out - not always easy! (Although hugging them can be a great way to feeling happier, smilier, more confident, more alive, more positive, less anxious, less dependent.....)
Any rider who hugs Henry for their first time now gets acknowledgment with a rosette...Here our very first hugger:
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