3rd September 2018

So long, August!

Didn’t this month just fly by? I cant believe its over already, perhaps it’s because I’ve been so busy that it feels that way! We started the month at Puddledub show, where we jumped a clear round over a tricky course and won our working hunter class! I was...

9th August 2018

Where is the rain?!

Hello Honeychoppers! How are you all doing?  I hope you have survived the heat wave we have all been experiencing and enjoying the cooler weather of the last day or so, I have no idea how we have become a nation obsessed with when it is going to rain...

24th July 2018

Summer or drought?

Well I think we’ll call it dry July!! What a month, we have had virtually no rain, you totally don’t appreciate water until it stops falling from the sky regularly! The fields are scorched and have no grass and a lot of peoples water supplies dried up! Thankfully, our...

24th July 2018

Are you struggling to find good quality hay or haylage? Looking for a full or partial hay replacer?

Horses evolved eating a high fibre diet and fibre is still the single most important component in your horse’s diet aside from water. If your horse isn’t getting enough fibre it can be facing serious consequences including colic, dehydration and diarrhoea. So be sure to feed enough, at the...

3rd July 2018

Summer is really and truly here!

Wow, can you believe it’s July already?  What a hot and sunny few weeks we have had, which currently shows no sign of letting up!  I hope the sun and heat hasn’t been causing you too many problems with your horses and their routines, I have changed Mikey’s routine...

27th June 2018

Celebrate the summer!

So the end of another month has come, and I’m back to blog writing! I seem to have completley missed out a month! Sorry! Its been a very hot month this month, scorched grass and temperatures too hot to ride in but we were grateful for a bit of...

11th June 2018

Looking at Laminitis

Laminitis is very complex and confusing – lets break it down into manageable bites… with each letter   L Laminae –     The Laminae is the tissue that connects the pedal bone in the foot with the wall of the hoof.  It is often described as being a Velcro...

27th April 2018

Sunshine!!

We’ve waved goodbye to another month! Doesn’t time fly? We’ve had a busy month, I’ve finally started getting Gerry out and about! Firstly we headed off to a local “fun ride” where we tried out hooves to some cross country and rode around 8km of a beautiful countryside estate....

24th April 2018

Dancing our way through April

Hello Honeychoppers, I can’t quite believe that this time last week we were all basking in the heatwave and today I’m reaching for my fleece! The weather is so up and down, I can’t keep up.  However I did enjoy the sunshine last week – wasn’t it nice to...

5th April 2018

Spring has sprung!

Happy Easter! I can’t believe its April already, I feel like the months are just flying in and I’m getting left behind! We didn’t make it out to the show jumping last month, but instead tried the side saddle on Gerry and got him going in it for the...