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 [...]

Our Healing Herd

"How did all the horses and ponies end up at Paintedhorse?" The story behind our most asked question   Livvy bought Danny, a hunter, to ride. He was an impulse buy as she was suffering with empty 'stable' syndrome after losing her last horse Frank suddenly. Livvy admits that she over-horsed herself with Danny and [...]

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 [...]

Capture the Moment in Sound

Intuitively played and heartfelt by our horses: https://youtu.be/aQvkzm_Zols?rel=0 Writer and flautist Britta E Potter came to visit us today with one of her favourite Native American flutes.  Britta who writes a popular blog called Capture the Moment in Words didn't need words, as instead she Captured the Horses in Sound. Britta who has been attuned into Reiki I [...]

Essential Oil Therapy

Workshops for horse and dog owners: Next month we have Georgie McBurney from Juniper Natural Therapies visiting to run 2 days of Essential Oil Therapy Workshops (for beginners) here at Paintedhorse, Glastonbury. The workshops will be held on Sat 4th March for Equine Owners and Sun 5th March for Dog Owners. Each workshop costs £80 and [...]

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 [...]