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...

1st April 2018

Manic March!

Happy Easter Honeychoppers – I hope you are currently making your way through a big heap of Easter Eggs, I think this time of year it’s acceptable to have chocolate for breakfast, lunch and dinner isn’t it?! I haven’t had any chocolate so far (BORING I KNOW!) – I...

19th March 2018

Spring Fever!

Oops – Im so behind with my blog! Sorry guys! What a month it has been. The “Beast from the East” certainly blew in and caused total havoc and the “Pest from the West” didn’t do us many favours either! I got my saddle back from the saddle fitter...

12th March 2018

Getting back out there!

The recovery continues.  February saw us (like many of you) hit by the Beast from the East, I turned another year older (37 years old; how the hell did that happen!) and my first shows since returning back to riding. The riding overall has been going OK, I’m not...

3rd February 2018

Getting back in the saddle!

Anyone else glad to see the back of January?  What a long month! And let’s not mention how cold, wet and windy it was too!  I think we have got over the worse though, haven’t we or am I just being optimistic?!  It was 515pm before it started getting...