A charity that provides disabled people with the therapeutic benefits of horse riding has been given a new horse to allow it to continue its good work.
Pakefield Riding School in Carlton Road, Lowestoft established a Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Group in 1968 but over the years some of the horses used by the group have become too old for the purpose and have had to be retired and one has sadly died.
Riding School Proprietor, Tess Hardy MBE, said “the charity didn’t have sufficient funds to buy a replacement horse for the RDA Group – so we approached the Lowestoft Lions and they came to see what we did and then agreed to help us.”
After a short search the Riding School found a suitable horse, a black and white Irish Cob named ‘Bridie’, who stands 13 hands high and is six years old.
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