The Magic of Horses

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When I started this blog I assumed I would be writing for riders and most probably dressage riders.  But the response I began to see was unexpected. People who rode,who did not ride, had only ridden as children, had never ridden, had never had anything to do with horses, were responding to my blog posts. I began to realize that horses have a universal appeal. An appeal that transcends nationality, background, age, and language.  Here are some of the responses I received.

I used to teach an autistic little boy. He was a ray of sunshine once on horseback, his energy astounded and delighted me. I’ll never forget him. “

“This reminds me of my childhood. It’s a love which is still in me.”

“All these years and I still don’t have the answer to exactly why I ride”.

If I didn’t have my horse it would have been…

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Rhino Revolution- Jade’s Story

This is Unite and Inspire!

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‘I started veterinary nursing as soon as I left college at 17, when I qualified I knew I wanted to go abroad and help other species, but didn’t know where or what.

Whilst working at Battersea dogs and Cats home I met my inspiration and best friend Natalie who had been in South Africa for 5 years in wildlife rehabilitation, after listening to her experiences I Knew this was what I wanted to do. It took me about 18 months to build up the courage to follow her footsteps alone.

I volunteered at the same center Natalie had been at, gaining experience with a variety of species including rhino. After working with rhino and being on the frontline of the poaching crisis I knew I wanted to dedicate myself to them and help make a difference.

rhino-revolutionThrough contacts, I found that rhino revolution were building a rhino specific rehabilitation facility that was to…

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