In Memoriam

Meet the Horses we have worked with in the past.


I am a 24 year old Icelandic gelding. Nokkvi is an Icelandic Word for ‘Stoneboat of the Giants’. I live on Moondance Acres in Smithers BC, and for the NWTEA Sessions I am a guest at Ridgewind Farms in Terrace BC. I am patient, strong and love people.  I have done a lot of  […]


I am a 19 year old pony and I live on the Eisner farm, together with my buddy Pride.  I belong to Irv and Judy’s grandchildren, but they allow me to take part in the therapeutic sessions as well.  I am brown with two white feet. I am not allowed any treats, as I […]


Taboo was a retired trail horse spending his senior years helping adults and children with disabilities.  He was an Appaloosa cross and what you would call a “true English gentleman”.  Due to his age, his legs were a little stiff andhe  moved slowly. He loved treats and lots of scratches.  If you gave him […]


Frosty was donated to the NWTEA, he came as a very fuzzy and hairy pony.  After lots and lots….. and LOTS … of brushing, Irv and Judy found a very pretty pony.  He loved walking and playing with his little riders, but because he had  very tender feet, he didn’t like like too much […]


The little Miss Fizz had to galopp to greener Pastures in August 2008. She is sadly missed and will never be forgottten. Every child and adult alike smiled and was transformed when they met her. She was the true Queen of the Stable at Ridgewind Farms! A tumor and other complications cut her life short, […]


Fawn was a special kind of horse and whoever met her will not forget her gentle nature and her loving spirit.  She was with the Strydom family and in the program for seven years until a chronic hind leg lameness caught up with her.
Click here to watch ‘Fawn -a  tribute to a beautiful lady’  […]