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We give children the opportunity to ride horses, building their
self-esteem and confidence and improving their future prospects

 
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Welcome to Ride High

Ride High is a registered charity based in Milton Keynes that transforms the lives of disadvantaged children and those having difficulties in their daily lives, by giving them the opportunity to learn to ride and care for horses.

Children we help each week

88

Total children we have helped so far

1200

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How many years we have been running

10

What Our Children Say

 
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Sharing success

 "I looked forward to my time with the horses every week. They made me feel calm and like I was in control. Riding made me feel like I was good at something and the adrenaline I felt when trotting or cantering stopped me self-harming. Ride High gave me the motivation to leave my house, which was something I barely did back then. The staff helped me to realise that I wasn’t going to be stuck that way forever and that I could overcome what I was struggling with. I am now entering my second year at University. Ride High helped me to recover and put me on the right path to where I am today."


Rebecca’s story

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Aiming High

"I was 14 when I started at Ride High. My school referred me after I'd been emotionally bullied by people who I thought were my friends. It completely destroyed my self-confidence and I became very depressed and anxious.


Emma's story

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You see things from a different perspective on a horse's back. I feel privileged to be a part of Ride High.

"I was sixteen when I was referred to Ride High by the Child and Adolescent Mental health department at Milton Keynes general hospital. I'd been under their care for two years for anorexia, depression, anxiety, and OCD. I had hardly been in school during my GCSEs due to exhaustion, stress and anxiety. The hospital referred me to Ride High so I could begin to exercise under controlled conditions that would not be damaging to my health, and to allow me to gain confidence outside the stress of school and effort of recovery.


Gabby's Story

 

Upcoming Events

27 Oct 2019 /MK Gallery

Ride High take on Stubbs Exhibition

25 Jan 2020 /Jurys Inn, Milton Keynes

Ride High Ball

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How can you help?

Ride High needs your support and there are so many ways to get involved.

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