Monthly Archives: August 2009

Game on..

..game won! Because we did it. We won our PC Games Competition at the Blair Atholl Horse Trials. And it was such a close run thing. I’ll give you the detail in a minute but here is the picture to … Continue reading

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Last practice..

..before the Blair Atholl Horse Trials PC Games Competition. Unfortunately it was pouring with rain and we had to stop early to avoid dissolving in the torrential downpour. We have to hope that the weather isn’t as bad at the … Continue reading

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Rain…

..mostly. But despite the foul weather the ODS Pony CLub Junior Games Team are practicing hard as we are taking part in the Blair Atholl Horse Trials Games competition this Saturday. The team are working really hard and I have … Continue reading

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And finally..

..on Tuesday we had the final event of the Summer Programme. It was Pony Club cup day and the silverware was brought out. During the winter we ran a series of competitions for members of the Pony Club. We had … Continue reading

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Back to normal..

..almost today as lessons became more like normal. Everybody is getting ready to go back to school and back from holidays and there were only a few moves between classes. The rain from yesterday kept on going through the night … Continue reading

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The rain stopped play..

..NOT! Because today we had our first ever mock hunt. The rain started this morning during the last day of the intensive riding course but the ground held up and so we held out to run the hunt. So first … Continue reading

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Yesterday was the..

..second jump cross session of the hols and we emptied the poony field of ponies and put all the jumps in the field and set up a big sweeping cross country course. It was great. Last time we did technical … Continue reading

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Last week..

..of the summer hols and everyone’s thoughts are turning to the new school term. The summer hols have been great and really busy with lots of riding stuff packed into them and we have had a great time. Hopefully this … Continue reading

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Sitting in the..

..summer sun watching Hamish, Ruaridh, Mollie, Robyn and Kirstie showjumping at the Strathearn Pony Club Summer SHow. And here’s the photo to prove it.. Hamish has already jumped a nice double clear.. We are about to start the Open class … Continue reading

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A day spent..

..tidying the yard and cleaning ponies after we finished at lunchtime today. Plenty of people were away today on hols and things and we squeezed everyone into lessons by 2pm. As we have lots of people going out to the … Continue reading

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