1st July 2019

Pick yourself up and dust yourself off!

So the good news is that Gerrys back legs are now 100%! Hooray! The swelling has reduced and the vets say it may never be completely gone so I am happy with him just being sound and not in any pain. The vets were booked to come out and...

19th June 2019

Are we finally getting somewhere?

Hello Honeychoppers – how are you all doing? I hope you haven’t been suffering in the rainy weather we have had recently – it’s been pretty grim where I live. Last week pretty much rained ALL week but the ground is now much better as a result so we...

4th June 2019

Welcome summer!

Sadly May has been and gone out the door again and Gerry’s still on boxrest. He is being reviewed again at the beginning of June and I am really hoping he can get back out to his field. He’s done really well to have been box rested for 7...

22nd April 2019

Easter sunshine is good for the soul, box rest..not so much.

Its been a super busy April! Though I felt like I didn’t have much planned, a lot has happened! The last weekend in March was a busy one setting us up for the month ahead with dressage on the Saturday and a show on the Sunday. Dressage didn’t go...

11th April 2019

Senior Horse – The Golden Years

We are seeing on the TV and in newspapers the result of an aging population –   it is being cited as the ‘demise’ of the NHS.  It has been reported that two fifths of the NHS spending go on patients over the age of 65years and the average 65...

8th April 2019

After 7 months we have had our first trot!

Hi Honeychoppers, how are you all? Laura here with a little update on our progress, you may remember in our last blog things had been pretty tough over the last six months whilst we have been rehabbing Mikey’s proximal suspensory – well I am pleased to report that it...

27th March 2019

Spring has sprung in 2019

It finally feels like spring! Sun, wind, hail and rain all in one day.. welcome to Scotland! Its been a quiet month for Gerry and I, primarily because I was wiped out for almost 2 whole weeks with a chest infection. Luckily my lovely mum was on hand to...

8th March 2019

Well, what a six months we have had

Hello there guys, it’s Laura here, hope everyone is well! I have been a bit quite for the last few months and wanted to give you all a bit of an update and explanation as to why. It’s been a tough six months, after a fabulous summer and lots...

26th February 2019

February, enter in working trot and proceed through the month without stopping….

Stressage! Who’d have thought I’d be participating in stressage again, however, for good practice and side saddle points… we entered our second ever prelim test side saddle (again!) It was a seriously stressful morning trying to get Gerry ready, I was just about set to give up and not...

25th January 2019

Jumping into 2019

Spot of show jumping? Ive finally found my brave pants and we’ve been out jumping a few times this year already. We’ve had a couple of great lessons and jumped some great clear rounds! Ive been working on keeping our rhythm the same and not letting Gerry pull his...