K L Therapy providing a unique service in the UK – bringing pony magic to your home or event!
Where People Come First. We will bring a smile to you with positive results with Pony Therapy.
Katy started the business as she has a genuine interest in people young and old and pony’s and horses. She has two each that do various activities, also having worked in the care sector for many years with the elderly, Katy being an activities trip coordinator for a well established Care home Village in Co Durham going on many trips out to different places and when any animal especially pony’s were seen or the residents could stroke, talk and just be around them Katy found that the reaction from the resident was so positive and good for them especially those that had poor mobility, co-ordination, partially sighted or those who suffer from depression, anxiety & learning difficulties.
Katy, who is BHS qualified, with 30 years experience of working with and owning horses as well as many years working in the care industry including Social Services to working for a well established care home village in County Durham as an Activities Trip Co-ordinator.
We have also been on Sky News Tyne and Wear on December 25th 2012.
For your individual needs young or old from all different backgrounds and abilities we feel a visit from our ponies would be beneficial. We also do Individual sessions for residents/clients.
We have delivered Pony Therapy to a number of care homes in Darlington and surrounding areas and have been asked to participate in the lighting of the Christmas tree in Middleton St George also the Xmas fair at Sadberge Village hall, also Children’s hospice, Pre Schools these are a few of the events /places we have attended with great success & also Birthday Parties, Fêtes, Themed visits.
KL Pony Therapy is fully Insured/public liability also CRB checked and up to date follows the confidentiality code of practice in work and outside of it.
The ponies are very clean and house proud inside and we take every pre caution that when inside they have no little embarrassing accidents (toilet) that would make them blush. We also give you a set of photos of the time we are with the residents as a keepsake.
Pony Therapy has been noted by Health Care professionals as a possible therapy to aid in the reminiscence & communications of dementia sufferers.