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Overview of our Programmes

Our youth and women wellbeing programmes are run in a farm environment. Using horse activities, farm experience and mentoring.
In the programmes, participants attend weekly farm wellbeing sessions
with a small group of participants and farm mentors.


Sessions include horse activities designed to build self confidence, leadership, empathy, communication, problem solving and teamwork, as well as practical horse and farm maintenance skills. Participants learn about self and others and increase overall physical, mental and
emotional wellbeing, with the support of mentors, out in the natural environment. 


Outcomes that we measure via self-assessment are improvements in self-esteem, confidence, leadership, managing emotions, patience, problem solving, communication, empathy, practical skills and job readiness.   


Programme Objectives

Overall, we are looking to strengthen our participants self-confidence and self -esteem, giving them a sense of pride, empowerment and achievement.
Improving all Social, emotional and practical skills
To build confidence, self-awareness, trust, personal boundaries.

Relating to Others
To create empathy, awareness of others, sensitivity and appropriate communication and behaviour.  

To function and communicate well as a team.

Communication Skills
To identify and activate diverse ways to communicate socially and personally
Environment Awareness
To develop an appreciation and respect of the amazing world around them.
Identity and Belief
To discover their value, gifts, strengths, potential,
and purpose. To encourage belief in who they are,
whilst building trust in their own abilities.

Critical Thinking
To learn to identify problems and challenges, assess and work out possible solutions.
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