Jackie is fundraising

Charles & Jackie 120th Birthday Celebration for Centred Horseplay

£575.00 + £122.50 Gift Aid = £697.50
Donated to Jackie’s £100.00 Goal
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Jackie’s story

Centred Horseplay was started by Jackie in 2016 and Charles has been instrumental in helping build the facilities for the young people who come on the courses; if our birthday celebrations can help support this amazing work it would make us both very happy.


All funds raised will be passed to the charity irrespective of whether my target is reached, not reached or exceeded.


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Centred Horseplay

Centred Horseplay is an independent charity based near Cirencester, we help troubled people of all ages 'when talking isn't working' and we are the approved Gloucestershire Hub for world renowned Dorset based charity TheHorseCourse whose work is leading the equine-assisted field in terms of outcome evidence.

We work with horses using an innovative and well-evidenced programme - multiple universities have done studies of our work. Participants are referred by social services, NHS mental health, schools, offender services and other specialist agencies. People typically come to us with 5 or more problems including (but not exclusively): not attending school, relationship difficulties, offending, drug & alcohol misuse, eating disorders, mental health problems, living in care or leaving care, domestic violence, ADHD, ASD, self-harm, bullying, aggression, anger, being bullied. Participants have an amazing week-long experience with high level horses, training as 'horse whisperers' to learn how to be truly calm, focused and clear in their communication. We use an action based learning process and the magic of horses to get people to engage, we are then able to teach them to become confident and effective learners in the horsemanship context. They learn first with a horse, then one another how to read others and take care of their needs. This empathy in action creates more positive relationships with friends, families and the professionals who are trying to help and support them.

What we do works, we know that 8 out 10 people we work with WILL do better in school and in relationships, no one should be considered beyond reach just because they don’t want to talk.

Registered Charity Number: 1167226.

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