Small Strides CIC

Trauma Informed Equine Facilitated Learning Centre

Through the interaction with horses and being in nature we will help you improve mental, emotional and physical well-being. We specialise in working with people with ASD and additional needs as well as helping people reconnect with self and work through deep set emotional patterns, related to past trauma.


"Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self-esteem. They provide peace and tranquillity to troubled souls, they give us hope."


A Bit About Small Strides

Small Strides CIC is Bristol's leading independent Trauma Informed Equine Facilitated Learning (TI-EFL) centre.

Owner and lead facilitator Jenny MacSharry has dedicated the past 8 years to growing her dream.

Jenny is a fully qualified and insured Equine Specialist, Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator and EFT / Matrix re-imprinting Practitioner, she has developed and fined tuned her skills over the years to deliver bespoke Trauma Informed Equine Facilitated Learning programs, tailored to the individuals needs. 

Small Strides CIC specialises in working with people on the autistic spectrum and with additional needs. More recently she has completed her Advanced Practitioner EFTMRA Training and undergone extensive training with Natural Lifemanship and Equssoma to deliver more specialised Trauma Informed Equine Facilitated Learning Programs.

The horses are a valued part of the team and this is very much reflected in the way Jenny works with them. Natural Horsemanship methods are at the heart of the work at Small Strides and Jenny is always striving for better, working with external instructors and training providers, to better her skills with the horses as well as herself, to deliver the best possible service to her clients. 

"Small Strides is such a wonderful, magical place. Jenny and her horses make a huge difference to their clients both on a therapeutic level and in teaching practical horse care skills. My son has benefitted so much from his weekly sessions at Small Strides and I can't recommend it highly enough :)



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Grandmother's Rock Ln, Beach, Bristol BS30 6NP, UK