Cyclists help children with disabilities get in the saddle

From Left: Seamus Farrelly, John Hardy , Brian Nichol from the Rotary Club of Great Yarmouth and Tes

From Left: Seamus Farrelly, John Hardy , Brian Nichol from the Rotary Club of Great Yarmouth and Tess Hardy. Picture: Seamus Farrelly - Credit: Seamus Farrelly

Money raised by cyclists taking part in Wooden Spoon Eastern Counties' Club Together ride is helping to put children in the saddle of a different kind.

Moss, a 12-year-old Shire Clydesdale cross horse, has been donated to Pakefield Riding School near Lowestoft.

The riding for the disabled centre holds up to 80 sessions a week for riders with a disability and the new recruit will help share the load of his stablemates.

Tess Hardy, owner of Pakefield Riding School said: 'We needed a big heavy horse as we have riders of all weights and sizes and Moss is perfect – a real softie.'

Chairman of Wooden Spoon Eastern Counties saidSeamus Farrelly said: 'We also managed to harness support from the Great Yarmouth Haven Rotary Club, which is a relationship we hope will help us continue to support Moss and the riding school.'


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