Logan: His time has come

Introducing lovable Logan to Paintedhorse: When we moved to our new location in April, there were two ponies already there. Their then owner didn't have the time needed for them and their health issues; we offered to buy them about a month later, naturally with the view of introducing them to our herd. We were [...]

Goddess of Epona and Cerridwen

Celebrate Beltane together:   Bee Helygen, Priestess of Cerridwen and her student priestesses including our own Livvy Adams, celebrated Beltane on the magical lands of Avalon.  Calling in the Goddess of Cerridwen for the celebration of Beltane, heralding the start of the summer, love and the union of Goddess and God - Bee admitted to falling in love [...]

Be with the Herd

Feel the connection:   Equine Facilitated & Experiential Learning Spend time with the herd. Ground yourself in nature. Listen to birds. Break out of your busy mind and become aware of your body, in all its honesty. Listen. Connect. Stand with the herd. Sit with the herd. Be part of the herd. Feel their connection - to you, [...]

Environment Enrichment

Ulha, Grace and Hope take to a game of ball: You may remember the pony people of Paintedhorse got a little bit flooded out in Winter Waterland.  We put an old gym ball into their corral to give them some environmental enrichment and they seem to have created some entertainment for themselves.

Punctured Stifle

Gunner damages himself on the gate post: Our very handsome Gunner was injured this week on a gate post. After X-ray and scan the vet thankfully said the object had punctured deep but missed injuring the bone but the ligaments will take a little time to heal and some more time before Livvy and Gunner can [...]