Rosie

My name is Rosie and I’m an English Shire.  I am 6 years old and 16 hands high. I am the biggest therapeutic horse at Ability. My speciality is tandem riding. Due to my size, I can carry two people on my back. The coach rides behind a person who cannot  support themselves on a horse.…

Storm

My name is Storm and I’m a Connemara pony. I am 6 years old and 11’2 hands high. I work with children who have a wide range of disabilities including those with mental health difficulties including stress, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. I am a kind, caring, protective and gentle little lady.

Theodore

My name is Theodore and I’m an Irish Cob pony. I am 4 years old and 11’2 hands high. Although young, I am fantastic at the job I do. My speciality is working with children who have severe and profound disabilities. Many of these children have conditions such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy, down syndrome, autism and…

Beag

My name is Beag and I’m a Kerry Bog Pony. I am 10 years old and 11 hands high. Being the smallest pony here means that I get to work with all of the younger children who have moderate physical and cognitive disabilities. I love being groomed and particularly enjoy taking part in Stable Management…

Pride

My name is Pride and I’m an Irish Cob pony. I am 9 years old and 14 hands high. I am a rescue horse. Before I came to Ability I had a hard life, but now I am very happy. I love my new home and have a special job here. I work with adults and children…

Minstrel

My name is Minstrel and I’m an Irish Sports Cob. I’m 20 years old and 15’1 hands high. Like many other horses here, I didn’t get a very good start in life. Fortunately, I have found my forever home with Ability and now work with teenagers who have a variety of emotional and mental health…