Event news The Spring Equinox arrived, March became April, the clocks went forward and we have lighter evenings which helps us here. We are still very wet on the Somerset levels so the horses have not been allowed to get back on the land. Every dry day we have had so far seems to be [...]
SUNDAY 20th May, 1100-1500hrs at Homeway Farm, Meare.
SUNDAY 22 APRIL 18, 1200-1400hrs at Homeway Farm, Meare.
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 [...]
With quite a bit of news
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 [...]
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, [...]
It is so heart warming to watch our sassy lass Epona come into her own within the herd and now with people in Equine ReWilding work. When she first came into our lives she was compliant and perhaps a bit shutdown. She didn't really engage with us too much at first, although we were consistent [...]
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 [...]
With beautiful blue skies, fresh autumn weather and mud laden fields, the herd prepare for the winter. The winter solstice is now only a few weeks away, when, in the northern hemisphere, the Holly king famously gives way to the Oak King and our dark nights begin to get shorter and life in the hedgerows [...]