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Therapeutic Horsemanship Centre

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Therapeutic Horsemanship Centre are offering tailored sessions to relax in the local countryside and learn about the day to day care of ponies. We welcome all ages and abilities and offer fun activities including bird watching, gardening, arts and crafts, bug bingo and grooming our herd. We also offer relaxing coffee mornings for adults so whether you are keen to gain knowledge of horsemanship or just want to unwind in the Hampshire countryside, we have a session that can be personalised to you.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Sue Smith
Contact Position
Director
Telephone
07871 715 882
E-mail
office@therapeutic-horsemanship.co.uk
Website
www.therapeutic-horsemanship.co.uk
Facebook
therapeutichorsemanshipcentre

Where to go

Name
Therapeutic Horsemanship Centre
Address
Hampshire
Postcode
RG27 8LH
Notes

We are a working horse yard which means that there are live animals and vehicles operating on site. The ground can be uneven or muddy in places so closed toe sensible footwear must be worn at all times.

We do have The Hut for rainy day activities, but please dress for the weather.

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Accessibility
Secure environment, Level access, Disabled parking

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Sunday 09:00-18:30
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£50.00 per hour
Details
This is our standard rate but please contact to discuss longer sessions, group bookings or shared sessions.

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Clients applying with mental or physical disabilities will need our referral form completed by a health professional currently working with the client if applicable.

 

Other notes

We are able to cater for children and adults including those with mental and physical disabilities such as, Autism, Downs Syndrome, Learning Difficulties, Anxiety and Depression.

Local Offer

Local Offer
Description

Therapeutic Horsemanship Centre are offering tailored sessions to relax in the local countryside and learn about the day to day care of ponies. We welcome all ages and abilities and offer fun activities including bird watching, gardening, arts and crafts, bug bingo and grooming our herd. We also offer relaxing coffee mornings for adults so whether you are keen to gain knowledge of horsemanship or just want to unwind in the Hampshire countryside, we have a session that can be personalised to you.

Contact Name
Sue Smith
Contact Telephone
0871 715 882
Contact Email
office@therapeutic-horsemanship.co.uk
Links
www.therapeutic-horsemanship.co.uk
What does your service do?

We provide an opportunity for children and adults to experience nature and a connection with horses in a safe and knowledgeable environment. We offer relaxation sessions, horsemanship courses, gardening and plant and wildlife sessions.

Activities will as often as possible take place outside but in difficult weather, we do have an indoor facility for arts and craft sessions and more table based learning.

Who does your service provide for?

Our service caters for children and adults with mental and physical disabilities such as, Autism, Downs Syndrome, Learning Difficulties, Anxiety and Depression.

How can I start using the service?

Please contact us via phone or email to enquire about a session. We will discuss your needs and how we can tailor a session to suit.

Where is it located and what areas does it cover?

We are based in Heckfield and are only accessible by car.

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

We have an application and referral process. We are unable to take on any clients who have a history of violence or abuse towards animals or people.

How do you communicate with service users and how are they involved in decision making?

We can communicate as required either over the phone, in person or via email. Tailored individual sessions ensures that the client is involved in every part of the decision making process.

Is your service fully accessible?

We do have level access to the centre however, this is not surfaced and can become muddy or slippery in bad weather and is uneven in places. 

What training are the staff supporting children and young people with SEN and Disabilities had or are having?

The Director of the centre has an extensive teaching career in special education working with hearing impairment, learning disabilities and autism. All staff are DBS checked.

How will I know my child is safe?

We are a member of SAFE and we have an appointed Safe Guarding officer for children and adults. We also have a trained first-aider. The site is secured with post and rail fencing and clients with be supervised at all times.

Which of the following applies to your setting?
Secure environment
Disabled parking
Sensory area
What communication methods are you familiar with?
PECS
Signs and symbols
Makaton
Does your service include children and young people with:
PECS
Signs and symbols
Makaton
Who can I contact for further information?

Please contact us on the phone or email address or via our website or Facebook page.

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