New Life Horse Care Sanctuary

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Happy New Year

Posted by Jackie Tye on January 21, 2019 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Obe and I are overcomers!!


First of all dear readers, happy New Year, and so far the weather has been very kind, compared with the nightmare crazy weather of 2018!

The 15th January saw the UK Government recognise Fibromyalgia as a disability, and this news was welcomed by thousands of people up and down the country who suffer from this disease, which mimics many other diseases, such as arthritis and robs people of the ability to enjoy their lives.

I’ve suff...

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Spring has sprung

Posted by Jackie Tye on April 29, 2018 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Spring has crept up almost unnoticed and suddenly the grass is growing, and the flowers are beginning to bud. There is an array of colour, mostly yellow from the daffodils and Forsythia and blue from the pansies and forget me nots.


It was probably the worst winter for decades, snow in March killed many young buds, and there is a noticeable shortage on buds on the Camelia. Everything is trying to catch up. I’ve noticed Bumble Bees and wasps, and now it is warmer, mid...

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A Set Back is a Set Up for your Future Destiny

Posted by Jackie Tye on April 12, 2017 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Despite a tremendous effort, New Life Horse Care Sanctuary did not win the People’s Project. This could have led us to feel defeated and disappointed, full of self pity and self doubt, however, we feel elated, optimistic and confident for the future of this charity, which is now one of the best in the UK. We received thousands of pounds worth of media exposure and training and have a huge following on social media, where we are posting regular updates and videos of the activities here...

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Living in the moment

Posted by Jackie Tye on March 24, 2017 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (5)

I’m sitting in the log cabin, watching out of the window. The signs of Spring are defiant against the inclement weather. The lone pheasant, a survivor of the pheasant shoot, flaps his wings. He wants a mate, but he will settle for seeds.

All is peaceful. I can see Dartmoor shrouded in white. There is a chill in the air, the east wind makes the foals look pitiful, pulling at my heart strings. They want to go into their warm stable, but soon they will be going back to the moo...

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Facing Your Fears

Posted by Jackie Tye on March 16, 2017 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

I’m not the bravest rider, I’m not the bravest person. I hate public speaking, I hate doing things that make me nervous, like driving to unknown destinations. And it would be lovely to be like those horsey people who happily get on a horse and gallop off, jumping big jumps all the way. I might have been able to do all of this when I was young, but at the age of 64, it’s not sensible, and that’s my excuse! I admit it, sometimes the thought of getting on Obe fills me wi...

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