Monthly Archives: September 2010

Faster than a speeding bullet..

..that was the conclusion I came to after Pony Club this week. We had our first ever Pony Club Waterloo League session and everyone had a fantastic time. Once we had sorted out teams we kicked off and had loads … Continue reading

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Polocrosse practice tonight was..

..great and a bit different from the usual Tuesday evening games nights. We spent the first hour practicing passing the ball to each other and catching (after an initial game of S.P.O.T. I must think of a suitable forefit for … Continue reading

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Monday is Moanday..

..because the rain is here with a vengeance. The wind is driving it across from the Ochils and it is soaking us and the horses and ponies. It’s looking less and less like and Indian summer and more like monsoon … Continue reading

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Almost the end of the week..

..and I have been working hard on getting Willow’s canter speed up. On Sunday she jumped every obstacle in front of her but cantered alot slower than the required 525m a minute and so we had time penalties. We have … Continue reading

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Hip to the riding…

..today as I rode Willow twice and Remy. No pain, hurrah! Willow was getting some serious fittening, cantering around the arena for 6 minutes and managing about 1600m, That’s still too slow for cross country, but she didn’t break into … Continue reading

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