Monthly Archives: December 2008

2 days to go..

..and we are all sooooo excited. Saturday was the last riding lesson day before Christmas and we had a great time having Christmas parties for every lesson. Lots of chocolate was eaten and lots of laughter laughed. It was a … Continue reading

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Those race horses were fast..

..in the first of the Christmas parties. As it is the week before we break up for Christmas we are having our Christmas riding parties and we have some new games. One of them involces race horses! We also had … Continue reading

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I have only walked onto the yard..

..once today. And as much as I love the horses and the yard it has been a great day off. I am about to start getting ready for the tinsel rides next week (special secret stuff) and I have to … Continue reading

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Great timing Henry..

..coming down with timpanic colic on the evening the pony club was being tested for its equine first aid badge. Last week we learnt about equine first aid and when to call the vet and then tonight we had to … Continue reading

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Tollulah has those travelling to the vet hospital..

..blues. Well really it was the travelling to the vet hospital saturation as she finished the journey looking about 50kg lighter and soaking wet through from head to tail. As she walked she left a little stream of sweat running … Continue reading

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Everything arrives at once..

..because Holli came home yesterday and the ODS clothing arrived too. We now have a heap of hoodies, a handbag of hats and a slim pile of socks you can get from us. Oh and we also have a picnic … Continue reading

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Work experience..

..for Mollie and Kessa started today. You can read all about their thoughts and views on their own blogs at http://thefeedroom.overdalkeithstables.co.uk/. So find out what it is really like on the yard during the day and exactly what it is … Continue reading

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Le weekend..

..has arrived and once again Katie and I get a day off from feeding and mucking out. Yesterday we had the girls (and guy) on the yard to run it and once again it was like a smooth running machine. … Continue reading

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Holli’s got the all clear..

..and it appears that she has a bacterial infection that has caused her lymph nodes and vessels around her large intestine to swell up. This swelling stopped her gut from working properly which in turn caused the food to stop … Continue reading

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The vets have ‘phoned..

..again and reported that Holli is doing really well. She spent the night comfortably and was bright this morning eating food and looking good. Fantastic. So what else happened today… We fed the horses and ponies in under two hours … Continue reading

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