Unique Cape getaway harnesses the healing power of horses

14 February 2016 - 02:00

This unusual therapeutic retreat involves hanging with the horses. And your first task is to find them, writes Nadia KrigeOn the pastoral outskirts of Riversdale in the Western Cape lies a stretch of land endowed with more than just a sprinkling of magic.Apart from being a literal well-spring of rejuvenation, where crystal-clear water bubbles up from the earth, Gratitude Farm is also home to a herd of special horses who assist owner Vanessa Malvicini in a unique form of hippotherapy.

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