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Welcome to the FCRT

The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy


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At the FCRT a passion for horses becomes a means of learning life skills...the FCRT is not a riding school, it is a place where horses are a means to an end, not an end in themselves! What is taught and learnt through horses at the FCRT is about developing an ability to communicate, travel independently, manage money, and time and to make it possible to have a better understanding of numeracy and literacy for everyday life.

Until you are able to visit, we hope the website gives you some idea of what the FCRT is all about. There is no doubt that a visit to the real thing is best and we look forward to seeing you soon...

Some young people are highly motivated to learn when it comes to horses, yet in a traditional classroom environment find learning too difficult...for them the FCRT may be an unexpected turning point in their further education. Individuals who have the motivation to learn through horses are given the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge needed to lead an independent and fulfilled life, learning what was previously unachievable.

Horses at the FCRT are a means to a life changing end, not for sport and leisure pursuits. So much of what is required to work with and understand horses is also what enables the achievement of neccessary life and social skills.

 

  • Please click on the links on the top left of each of our pages to find more information about the FCRT, what it offers, about the facilities, the staff and the horses and how you can become involved or give your support.

 

  • To contact FCRT please telephone 01425 673297, e.mail enquiries@fcrt.ac.uk or you can go to the 'Contact Us' page and use the 'Online Enquiry Form'.

 

  • For 'Diary Dates', please click on the 'Forthcoming Diary Dates' download at the bottom of the page.

 

  • For copies of the latest FCRT Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (CQC) Reports, please click on the corresponding links at the bottom of the page.

 

  • To find current FCRT job vacancies, please click on the link 'Join the Team' and then on 'Employment Opportunities'.

 

 

 

  • HETI(UK) Forum - Saturday 13th April

     

    You are invited to the

    HETI(UK) Spring Forum

    on 

    Saturday 13th April 2019

     at

    The Northern Racing College, Doncaster DN11 0HN

     Gathering Evidence with Case Studies

    Something for everyone, whatever your specialised area of equine assisted activities, therapeutic riding or hippotherapy

    Lunch and drinks included £10 pp 

    To register a place

    or for further information contact

    Elizabeth Beckerlegge:

    elizabeth@beckerlegge.com

    or 07902 465 448

     

     

     

     

     

    FCRT Open Day 2019

    The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy

     invites you to attend an

    Open Day

     at the FCRT Avon Tyrrell location, BH23 8EE

     on Tuesday 7th May 2019

     Between 11.00 am. and 4.00 pm.

       Do you know someone who really likes horses?

    People with learning difficulties and disabilities between 16 and 25 years

    learn on the residential Further Education Through Horsemastership Course

      

    Meet staff, students and horses.

    Opportunity to visit the Wootton Hall Farm location, where weekly riding therapy sessions take place.

           Refreshments available.

         Tel: 01425 673297 or Email: admissions@fcrt.ac.uk

     

     

     

 

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