Blogs

Charity Auction for Children’s Hospice

We have donated a session of Equine ReWilding for an individual or small group to help support an online auction to raise funds for Children's Hospice South West. The event organiser Hannah Burgess is pleased with the generous support of local people and businesses who have donated many wonderful items and all funds raised will [...]

Dry January?

Since the herd were forced off the levels just after winter solstice when things got a bit flooded, we had been hoping the land would dry up this month, frost over even, but when the nation had snow we had more rain here in Meare. Winter routine is certainly challenging with 12 members of the [...]

Happy New Year

On the last day of 2017, we look back at what this year has held for us at Paintedhorse and we look forward to what awaits in 2018. Charity and Not for Profit We supported charity Key4Life by providing Equine Therapy for their programme designed for their ‘At Risk’ groups at Dartington Hall and HQ in Somerset, [...]

Wilderness Within on the Winter Solstice

At the solstice the 'sun stands still' as sunrise and sunset are at their extreme points on the horizon for about three days. In the UK during winter solstice (between 20-22 Dec, but usually 21st) the sun its at its extreme lowest point and it barely rises, lights or warms the Earth before disappearing again [...]