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 [...]

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.