Riding has been an integral activity on the farm since it’s inception ~ children were given the opportunity to have donkey rides on the farm’s first donkey Jacko.
The Riding Project has continued to provide riding opportunities to children and adults alike. As well as private lessons, the farm has strengthened its’ remit by functioning as The Riding Therapy Centre. We are an approved riding centre for The British Horse Society and Riding for the Disabled in addition to being a Pony Club centre. The Riding Project has also gained Clubmark status because of our good practice in our approach to lesson deliverey and confidence building with young riders, from Sports England in 2009.
The Riding Therapy Centre has two main areas of work:
Read the personal story of Sam Martin, who as a young person came to Vauxhall City Farm's Riding Project and how it's enabled Sam to discover a big passion for riding!
'From stable hand to Olympic Dream' - http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/dec/08/sam-martin-horse-riding-olympic-dream
For more information on riding opportunities or interested in getting involved in our riding volunteers programme please contact Linda on 0207 582 4204 or email: Linda.firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Horses now have their own webpages where you can donate towards their well being.
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