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Ashley's Assistant Horse Needs Help!

Supporting HorsePower Australia

HorsePower Australia

Help our Horses

I’m raising funds to help support my assistance horse Monty at Horsepower Australia (previously RDAWA) through the COVID-19 crisis. Monty has made a HUGE difference to my life and to others living with diverse abilities. 

Before I started sessions with Monty, I would hug everyone in sight.  I also found it difficult to regulate my body and pay attention to what I needed to attend to.  I also found it hard to work with others as a team.  Monty has helped me to become much more calm and able to pay attention to those who are working with me.  Monty has helped me to not hug everyone I meet, and this has helped me at school because I don’t hug the other kids much anymore which means they don’t feel uncomfortable by my hugs. That has led to me feeling included at playtime. This wouldn’t have happened with Monty’s help because he loves my hugs and he makes me feel calm. I’m really missing him right now because we can’t ride due to the Coronavirus situation.  I’m worried that because I’m not riding Monty’s carer isn’t getting the income to feed and care for him. I really need Monty in my life to help me and I want to make sure Monty will still be waiting for me, fit and healthy when it is safe to return to the centre so he can keep on helping me and I can share my hugs with him. 

Please help my assistance horse, Monty, by donating to my crowdraiser. Every cent received pays for their feed and care during this crisis. I would also be very grateful if you would share the link to my crowdraiser page with your friends and family too. The more people who can help, the better! Thank you.


Time left

Ends on 22/10/2020 at 5:00 PM

Donations Received

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Logo Photo Tricia Wills
Hope this little bit helps. Horses made a big difference to Caitlin as she was growing up too. They understand kids with different abilities.
Logo Photo Michelle Canney
Hopefully you’ll be riding again before you know it Ash. I bet your beautiful horse friends miss their time with you.
Logo Photo Cindy Warrington
Kym, I hope Ash can get back to hugging Monte soon
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Well done Ash... It's not much but hoping every little bit helps your Monty!
Logo Photo Donna Olorenshaw
Good on you Ash..this is from me and Lucas
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