Monthly Archives: January 2008

It snowed on Snowie..

Low temp 1oC, High temp 5oC and Current temp 3oC ..which was a bit of a surprise. Amy had a bad nights sleep after catching my man-flu and felt dreadful this morning. Of course she came down to feed the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s child..

….is arguing with me about whether our thermometer is right or wrong. Freya is adamant that I shoud watch the television to find out the temperature. Well, my thermometer says the low was 1oC and the high was 7oC. The … Continue reading

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Arghh!! I spoke too soon…

…because all it is now doing is raining, pouring, lashing down. That’ll learn me. I have decided to branch out on my weather reporting. We have a thermometer outside the house that records the highest and lowest temperatures. Every day … Continue reading

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Monday and still no rain…

..so does this mean that the dreadful floods of the past are coming to an end. We hope so. But let’s keep it in perspective, whilst we are glad that the rain has held off and the ground has a … Continue reading

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Sunday is funday

Today the girls got together and planned a pairs showjumping competition on the yard. We all built a 5 jump showjumping course and set the jumps at 75cm. THe course was tricky with tight turns. Everyone paired up. HAmish had … Continue reading

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Saturday night and everythings all right

Another busy day at the stables is over, although it wasn’t as busy as usual. We had a few more cancellations and so we were able to move everyone out of the last lesson and finish an hour earlier. This … Continue reading

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Ohh Mac..

…was the anthem call this morning as Harry and Euan came for their morning lesson. For some reason this had Euan in stitches. He laughed so much he almost fell off his pony. I am making a big effort to … Continue reading

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… another one bites the dust!

Tollulah decided that being ridden in the sleet and rain this morning was not much fun. After trying to gallop back to the gate to get taken into the stables and still not being allowed back she decided to lose … Continue reading

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Sore legs but still smiling

Well what a busy day it’s been today. First we had the usual feeding routine. Then it was worming day so every horse and pony had to come in from the fields, get weighed and then get wormer paste squirted … Continue reading

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More hay has arrived and we’ve decided about the weekend

15 more large round bales of hay arrived today and have been stored in what we used to call the tractor shed. As there is no room for the tractor in there for half the year it probably should have … Continue reading

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