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“We did not believe the transformation when he first sat on a horse”
   - Mother of a boy with autism

My son’s riding at the farm has had so many benefits for him and all of us. We did not believe the transformation in him when he first sat on a horse.

He didn’t speak and the horse didn’t speak. They went back to instincts and body language and the horse understood him.

I think my son, who had very little language then, felt more understood than he ever had. He has severe and complex autism and concomitant learning difficulties.  He is sometimes difficult, always without guile or judgement, often a joy.  He is calmed by routine and by horses.  His is a life well lived and well worth living, and we owe a great deal of that to Vauxhall City Farm.

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