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Bodster

#8 of 9 things to do in Godshill Features Animals
Gore Lane, Shanklin Road | Sandford Farm, Godshill PO38 3EX, England
+44 7887 876138
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Young carers respite session

My daughters visited Bodsters today at their new site in Sandford, as respite from their role as... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Jo G
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Amazing equine center with a difference

As a foster carer and also someone that has children I found this equine center absolutely amazing... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2012
kathy2909
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Bodster Equine Assisted Learning Centre is run to work with young people and adults with complex needs such as Autism, Aspergers and Downs - in a supervised horse environment. Horses are the main focus of activities at our learning centre on the Isle of Wight. This can vary from looking at how to approach a horse safely to grooming or leading a horse through an obstacle course. There is no riding involved. By working with horses on the ground and developing skills which enable communication between people and horses learners can become more self-aware and then transfer this learning to other situations.Our aim is to raise aspirations and ambition and to nurture skills and attributes needed for personal fulfilment and to make a positive contribution to the community and society.Bodster has been set up by Jo and Giles Boddington, qualified teachers and Jo is an experienced Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator. We are experienced in working with people from 6 years to 90 years and with learning difficulties and so can cater for everyone’s needs.Our prices are for a two hour experience and this includes everything you need, equipment, instruction, public liability insurance, health and safety briefing and refreshments. We can take groups of up to 8 people at a time.£30 for adults aged 17 years and over and £25 for children aged 6-16.Discounted Prices available for learners with Learning Difficulties-
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23 Aug 2016
“Young carers respite session”
27 Jul 2012
“Amazing equine center with a difference”
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Gore Lane, Shanklin Road | Sandford Farm, Godshill PO38 3EX, England
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+44 7887 876138
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My daughters visited Bodsters today at their new site in Sandford, as respite from their role as young carers. Despite being a little apprehensive about what to expect, they had a wonderful time, learning to lead the horse, brush and wash it, all at a...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2012

As a foster carer and also someone that has children I found this equine center absolutely amazing. They have catered for foster children who have had difficult times and their patience and understanding is second to none. The horses are extremely well cared for and...More

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Ann F
16 March 2016|
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Response from Jo B | Property representative |
Hi, - Thanks fro your enquiry - Have a look at our website - - we do not do riding but work on the ground with the ponies. Yes you would need to book and no we are not open every day in the holidays so best thing is to... More
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