Monthly Archives: February 2008

Anyone for a swim..

..because our cradle field is now a cradle pond. Rain rain rain, I have never seen as much fall in such a short time. Then the wind blew and blew and so I had to cancel the 7.30 lesson because … Continue reading

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Jags alert..

..and tidy feet. Today Amy wore herself into a shadow of her former self. All by herself, she brought in every horse and pony for the farrier to trim and re-shoe. That’s 30 horses. Whilst they were in we also … Continue reading

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Just the weather for..

..a hack. The sunshine was fabulous and the sky was blue and not a drop of rain fell. This meant it was an ideal day to go out for a hack. Unfortunately I didn’t manage to get Bailey out on … Continue reading

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Blown away..

..by the wind. The horses spent most of the day using the haylage to shelter from the wind but too pig sick of eating it to eat any more. Henry managed to find an old shoe nail in the field, … Continue reading

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Quiet on the yard..

..except for the sound of falling rain. I was in Edinburgh today until the 4.30 lesson so missed out on any yard gossip. According to Amy, not alot happened. But we are all stealing ourselves for Thursday and Friday. Thursday … Continue reading

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Thrills and spills..

..at Jumps Equestrian Centre. Anybody on the yard this last week may have heard the girls talking about the Saltire Series Championship final this Sunday. This is a showjumping competition with qualifying rounds throughout the year across Scotland. I have … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy..

..because it was a Saturday. Lessons all day and very few cancellations. And half way through the day we joined the technological age when our new video camera arrived. Last week we bought a camcorder through ebay and it arrived … Continue reading

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Goodbye Snowie

Today was a very sad day for everyone on the yard as our Vet and ourselves had to make the very difficult decision to let Snowie go after she suddenly became ill and we realised that it would be kinder … Continue reading

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When we grow up we want to be..

..loriners. But what is a loriner. Well all those pony clubers that came to the unmounted horsecare session tonight know a great deal about lorinery now. For a detailed description of lorinery then check out the blogroll on the right … Continue reading

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And the weather..

..is cold. Current temp (and lowest) -2oC, high temp 6oC The yard was very busy today with the school holidays meaning there were plenty of people around. We also had plenty of lessons as well today with two this morning … Continue reading

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