Monthly Archives: April 2008

Shoes galore..

..today as Gary came to shoe our horses and ponies. He was very busy all day taking horse shoes off, trimming hooves and refitting new shoes so now our horses all have neat shoes. He spent so long doing that … Continue reading

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Rallytastic..

..yesterday as we held our first Pony Club rally here at Over Dalkeith Stables. The day started at 9am and fortunately after the dreadful weather of Friday and Saturday the skies were clear in the morning. We started the morning … Continue reading

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Bring wellies..

..when you come down to the stables. It poured down today and apparently it will pour down tomorrow. The morning started out nicely and we had the two boys at 9.30am. We practiced steering and jumping. Later I rode Henry, … Continue reading

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We took children..

..to work today. It was the national “Take Your Child to Work Day” today. This is part of the Scottish Executives programme for enterprise. The aim is to let children experience working environment. Well, Hamish stayed at home and was … Continue reading

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Another birthday party..

..today at the 1.30pm pre-school lesson. So we played party games. First it was Musical Corners and then a game of Babies, Boxers and Ballerinas and finally we had a game of Musical Poles. After all of that we finished … Continue reading

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A few spaces left..

..on the pony club rally. But not many so if you want to come on Sunday then hurry up and book in with Katie. The stables are empty at the moment. Henry and Diamond are off their box rest and … Continue reading

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It’s the ODS derby bank..

..at 4.30 this afternoon in the outdoor arena as the class was cantering over the mounds and then jumping a raised trotting pole on the ground. The class had great fun. The big news of the day though is the … Continue reading

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Le Weekend..

has finished and its school tomorrow. Saturday was the usual busy day with all our ponies working for their maximum three hours. We had a mix of fun lessons, some on lead rein some off lead rein. Some jumping and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To You!

Happy Birthday to You Happy Birthday Dear Amy Happy Birthday to You! Yes its Amy’s birthday today and she had the day off. We found out that she didn’t get up until almost lunch-time. Wow that sounds like some birthday … Continue reading

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It’s still standing..

..the signpost that is. And the photos and video from Sunday are back. As you will no doubt remember, on Sunday Mollie and Amy won the Craigie pairs cross country competition and won this trophy… ..so tonight I am going … Continue reading

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