Danzer La Fortune was born in Germany and became a professional
equestrian performer in a travelling circus that traversed
the European Continent with a herd of 65 horses. Consequently,
she visited T&T and fell in love with the people (she
married one) and especially with Tobago where she settled
A fellow artist told her about a horse in Speyside that
needed a loving home. Veronika walked the lonely horse
from Speyside and so began her extraordinary journey
in sharing the world of horses with the villagers, their
children and also the island's visitors. They now have
5 horses stabled on the seaside edge of the village.
The sea has always been at the very heart of Buccoo
Village life; the provision of fresh fish and having
the famous Buccoo Reef on its doorstep as well as its
long white sandy beach. It's an invigorating experience
to take a horse ride in the shallow sea - good for horses
and riders and a lovely sight to see.
her cheerful, outgoing personality Veronika has expanded
her vision to create a charitable arm 'Healing with
Horses' that provides free horsemanship skills for the
village kids as well as the establishment of an annual
summer camp with creative activities for the youngsters.
both local and international have begun to be attracted
to this unique project that teaches "True growth in
horsemanship can parallel personal development, whereby
wisdom, patience and courage increase through horse
interactions and in turn improve them.
" RIDE ONů
To book a ride Tel: 868 - 639 0953