By the edge of a woods, at the foot of a hill,
is a lush, green meadow where time stands still.
Where the friends of man and woman do run,
when their time on earth is over and done.
For here, between this world and the next,
is a place where beloved creatures find rest.
On this golden land, they wait and they play,
til The Rainbow Bridge they cross over one day.
No more do they suffer, in pain or in sadness,
for here they are whole, their lives filled with gladness.
Their limbs are restored, their health renewed.
Their bodies have healed with strength imbued.
They trot through the grass without even a care,
til one day they whinny and sniff at the air.
All ears prick forward, eyes sharp and alert.
Then all of a sudden, one breaks from the herd.
For just at that second, there’s no room for remorse.
As they see each other…one person…one horse.
So they run to each other, these friends from long past
The time of their parting is over at last.
The sadness they felt while they were apart
has turned to joy once more in each heart.
They nuzzle with a love that will last forever.
And then, side-by-side, they cross over…together.
Our most loving BIG guy is Ben. Ben is a 31 year old Chestnut Suffolk Punch Draft Horse gelding who winning personality has endeared him to children and adults of all ages! Ben relocated to Virginia Beach from another therapeutic riding program in the Blue Ridge Mountains and has been in high demand ever since! He is a giant of a work horse who is always kind and loves attention. Recent changes in his health and eyesight have decreased his workload, but not his enthusiasm.
Running in the fields each day alongside his best buddy, Duke, Ben is a wonder to behold!
31 year old Arabian gelding, bay. Everyone loves him what else can we say!
19 year old Quarter horse cross, mare, bay. Formerly shown hunter / jumper, good with the students, works hard in lessons, most of the time she wants to be the boss.
34 year old Miniature horse, gelding, white. Public relations liaison, and travels all over with our Mobile Equestrian Outreach.