Credit: Gateshead Council

Lita, a 93-year old Gateshead resident’s dreams have come true.

Lita, from a care home managed by Wellburn Care in Gateshead, always dreamt of riding a horse.

The caring staff from the care home helped turn her dream into a reality, as last month she finally got in the saddle and went for her first ride.

A spokesperson for Three Lane Ends Farm stables said Lita is the oldest person to ride a horse at that stable and she was a natural.

Thanks to her amazing support workers, she was able to enjoy her first ever horse ride.

Credit: Gateshead Council

Lita enjoyed a tipple and a meal at her local this festive season.

Thanks to support from the government, 500 million pounds has been given for support and development in the care sector in our local communities in Gateshead and across the rest of the UK.

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