28th August 2019

Is the long road to recovery nearing end?

It’s been a busy month! I kicked off August down in Buckinghamshire at the National side saddle show. It was my first time there and it was absolutley amazing! I thoroughly enjoyed myself and am really glad I went. I had planned to take Gerry with me obviously so...

25th August 2019

Finally BACK in the show ring!

Hello Honeychoppers, I hope you are enjoying this gorgeous Bank Holiday weekend – it’s a scorcher where I live! In fact it must be hot as I have got my legs out – and I seldom do that! Back in the show ring This month, after almost a full...

30th July 2019

And we survived the heatwave!

Hello there everyone 🙂 I hope you are doing OK – and survived the heatwave – how hot was it?  Jeez.  HOT HOT HOT is all I can say! I don’t know about you but I was actually delighted for some cooler temperatures towards the back end of last...

30th July 2019

Who turned up the heat?

Who turned up the heat! That’s right, it’s been hot in North East Scotland too! It’s nice to have a normal summer again – where one minute its 20 degrees and the next minute its raining, not compared to last years constant heat and total drought! I much prefer...

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...