Eat, Sleep, Ride CIC

Eat sleep rideEat, Sleep, Ride is a social enterprise targeting people experiencing mental health problems, those that have suffered abuse, lived in areas of high deprivation and other challenges such as drug/alcohol addiction.

They are also a TRSS (Trekking & Riding Society of Scotland) approved horse riding centre and give lessons and hacks to the public.

Easily accessible from Edinburgh, The Lothians and Borders Eat Sleep Ride is directly off the A1 with adequate spaces for car parking. Tgey are located at Heugh Head Farm, Heughhead, Eyemouth, TD14 5TN

One in 4 people will experience mental health problems at some point in their lives. Nearly 1 in 10 16-18-year olds are not in education, employment or training.

Danielle McKinnon, who runs the organisation says "We aim to improve the lives of all people. We use our beautiful animals as inspiration for change which in turn and can provide an alternative learning environment to mainstream education. The skills developed through the programme can meet the requirements of ongoing education and training for employers and participants".

The way that Danielle and her team deliver lessons and training will aid people experiencing the challenges outlined above. Danielle draws on personal experience to provide a teachable point of view on how to overcome personal circumstances and lead a happy and fulfilled life.

The business has lots of room for expansion and more opportunities for social enterprises to join the community.

Eat Sleep Ride are also looking for dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers to help. Please contact us at Volunteer Centre Borders on 01896 754 041 and we will put you in touch. Or find out more about the Volunteer Opportunities here. They will also be represented at our upcoming Volunteer Fair in Chirnside Community Centre on 25th March. More details here.