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The value of partnership in the third sector cannot be overstated. Collaborative working is a powerful way to maximise impact, avoid duplication and create sustainable change. By pooling resources, expertise, and networks, organisations such as ours can address complex challenges more effectively, amplify their reach, and foster innovation. 

Key Funders

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Mind

This year we have been proud to partner with Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Mind on the Alpha Mare Women's Equine Assisted Peer Support Retreat. LLR Mind are a local, independent, mental health charity within the national Mind network. Their focus is on improving the mental health and wellbeing of people from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. They provide a range of support and community mental wellbeing services designed to help anyone experiencing poor mental health to live a happy and fulfilling life.  

Alexander First School

Alexander first school is a pioneering school that offers research-based learning in a trauma-informed environment. Its population (85-95% of the school cohort) mainly comprises of pupils from families of the Coldstream Guard Regiment, Mounted Household Regiment and Welsh Guard Regiment. They come from a wide range of cultural backgrounds including: White British, Fijian, Ghurkha, Nigerian, Ghanaian and Indian. We're excited to partner with them on creating a community equestrian centre in Windsor and developing pioneering equine assisted curricula centred around the specific needs of service children.


With Horses CIC has been the proud recipient of both a Starting Up and a Scaling Up award from UnLtd, without which none of our work would have been possible. UnLtd provide funding, investment, mentoring, peer and one-to-one support and pro bono experts that help social businesses start, scale up and grow. 

The Shackleton Foundation

The Shackleton Foundation improves the lives of disadvantaged young people across the UK through a unique leadership investment programme, inspired by legendary explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s incredible courage and resilience in the face of adversity. They support social entrepreneurs who embody the leadership spirit of Shackleton; brave innovators with a creative vision to directly improve the lives of socially and economically marginalised young people.

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

 Lindsey Crosbie is the proud recipient of a Churchill Fellowship, ebaling her to to travel to the USA to research therapeutic riding services for children in the care system. The Churchill Fellowship: is a UK charity which supports individual UK citizens to follow their passion for change, through learning from the world and bringing that knowledge back to the UK. Together the community of Churchill Fellows use their international learning to lead the change they wish to see across every area of UK life. They were founded by public donation in 1965 as the living legacy of Sir Winston Churchill for the nation.


Special Thanks

Without the help of these organisations, With Horses CIC could not have grown or flourished. 


The Embody Lab

For giving Lindsey

Morgan James, NY

Kathy C. Wile Scholarship for the PATH International Online Mentor Course 

Lisa Driver, MI

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