Zoe started at The Seeds of Change in January 2020, when she was in Year 9. She attends a weekly 1:1 session and continued to attend through the Coronavirus lockdown. For the duration of her programme, Zoe has been living in a care home, having been taken into care in Year 9. She was referred with a history of anger issues and with non-attendance at her previous school.
Zoe was so keen to learn about horses and their care that she is willing to try all activities asked of her, however she was very anxious around them. This resulted in her being nervous about getting physically close to the horses and unsure of her own abilities with them. She was polite towards coaches and spoke about her home and school life fairly openly. Early on in her sessions she shared with her coach that she self-harmed 'almost every day'