Monthly Archives: January 2009

The survivors..

..survived. What a day. The lurgy going around took its toll today with half of the Saturday girls being too ill to come in. We started the day with four girls and Katie and I. After SOS calls we ended … Continue reading

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Hospital row..

..is now full. All the stables in the yard are full with injured and recovering animals. Merlyn has a problem with his foot. We are not sure whether its a bruised sole or an abscess but he is still off … Continue reading

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Henry’s home..

..although it is a bit late. I was intending to head off to Edinburgh this morning and bring Henry back at lunchtime but the lorry wouldn’t start. I called Graeme, the hero mechanic, who couldn’t get out until this afternoon. … Continue reading

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Thistle be the day..

..the pony’s have been waiting for because Thistle Stables have just about completed the pony pen. We are just waiting for a chew bar to go over the top of the walls, clear all the stuff out of the pens … Continue reading

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Phase 2 is underway..

..yipee. That’s the pony pens having the ends put on. They look great and will really work well but they need a huge central wood column to fix between the ground and the top of the tractor shed to make … Continue reading

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Holli’s brilliant day out..

..and great news for Bonnie. Holli finally has got the all clear to spend time out in a field after 6 weeks of box rest recovering from her operation. She is still a long way from being rideable but is … Continue reading

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Speedy Gonzales…

..has started mucking out the new stables. Well really Katie who was mucking out Snoops and George’s shaving beds. Amy mucked out the straw beds and Kate mucked out the shavings ones. Kate managed to finish hers in around ten … Continue reading

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Snug as a bug..

..in new stables. Finally,today, George did away with the last remnants of his stable wall. Leaning againts the wall to groom Hollie meant that the block work gave way (no horse was hurt in the production of this blog). So … Continue reading

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it..

…snow. It would seem that the traditional Christmas weather has arrived late at the stables with a covering of white on the fields today. The weather wasn’t that cold either which was nice. However, even though the forecast has mild … Continue reading

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Since my last blog..

..we have had a busy Friday and Saturday. Friday was the third of the Pony Club Winter Showjumping Leagues and we had a great evening jumping against each other. I have the results and will be putting the scores up … Continue reading

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