Charity breakfast

The FASt Forward charity spring breakfast takes place at Bloemendal, Durbanville, on Saturday September 3, from 10am, hosted by retailer Jade & Velvet. The FASt Forward Fund supports children with foetal alcohol syndrome. The MC will be Helene Truter (Tannie Poppie from Vetkoekpaleis). Clinical psychologist Margaret Steyn is the guest speaker. FASt Forward focuses on providing equestrian therapy for youngsters suffering from the effects of the syndrome. Horse riding has been shown to be an excellent form of therapy for those with special needs. It improves balance, posture, muscle tone and joint flexibility, as well as attention span, reasoning, memory and other cognitive functions. Tickets are R300. To book, contact 021 981 0195, 071 192 0840 or Pictured are members of the band Rocking Horse, from left, Tony Drake, Clive Ridgway, Julian Mayer, Barry Buret and Tony Ridgway, who will be performing at the event.