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Dereham college hosts demo day with stunt horses from film and TV

PUBLISHED: 10:14 17 September 2017 | UPDATED: 10:14 17 September 2017

The stunt horse demo day will take place on Saturday, October 14. Photo: Sense

The stunt horse demo day will take place on Saturday, October 14. Photo: Sense

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A Dereham specialist learning college will hold a fundraising day with famous stunt horses to purchase new musical instruments for its deaf-blind students.

Learners at the Dereham Resourse Centre benefit from music therapy. Photo: SenseLearners at the Dereham Resourse Centre benefit from music therapy. Photo: Sense

The Dereham Resource Centre is run by the charity Sense, and caters to those with specialist learning needs.

The centre provides multi-sensory equipment, music therapy, horse riding, and much more.

The funding will allow students to enjoy music therapy, as their instruments are old and almost unusable.

The day will be held at World Horse Welfare on Saturday, October 14, from 10am to 4pm. There will be demonstrations from the Atkinson Action horses - who have starred in TV shows including Poldark, Peaky Blinders, and Victoria - as well as stands, a raffle, prizes, and the chance to look at the work of the centre.

Tickets are £25 and more information is available here.

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