Monthly Archives: November 2010

Our roads in better condition..

..than the A977. So if you can brave the public roads and successfully get to the top of our road you will have no problem getting to the yard. Seriously though, we are open for lessons. We are here and … Continue reading

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

.. because we are now fully ready for the snow. Look at the photo of our second pony pen… and our new block of pony stables, aka Bethlehem.. so called because when we were first putting the ponies in them … Continue reading

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And in the bleak midwinter…

..BRING IT ON. We are ready for the bad weather with today being spent finishing off our extra stables and second pony pen. And tonight we brought all the ponies in off the field and set them to bed in … Continue reading

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The temperature is dropping but..

..those naughty horses are still prefering to stay out in the field at night than come to the gate. Half are in tonight because I needed to use them in lessons and the other half are out because they just … Continue reading

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Snowy showers..

..snowy showers. Here’s what it looked like at the stables today after the first snow of this winter.. ..and it has arrived one day too soon because I have not yet managed to finish the new pony stables that we … Continue reading

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Tonight at Pony Club we did lungeing..

..and everyone was able to lunge a horse or pony and ride a horse or pony being lunged. It was very impressive. We also had much more time so everyone got a go. It was much easier than Wednesday nights … Continue reading

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Didn’t ride a horse today..

..hardly touched one, but did nearly get trampled by five of them galloping around the fields in the dark. We let the horses into the Seamab field today. The grass is great and the horses and Fudge loved it. When … Continue reading

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Sally was used in her first lesson..

..here at Over Dalkeith Stables. For thoe of you that don’t folllow waht’s going on….Keep Up! Sally is Shannon’s pony that has come on working livery. She was a bit quick and sharp in the first lesson of the day … Continue reading

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Final day of the polocrosse camp..

..amd we are all now absolutely exhausted. First, though, the great news is that Sally’s results came back and she is fine to go out with the herd so her isolation is over. Katie turned her out as soon as … Continue reading

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Day two..

..of polocrosse camp and we have been having a ball. Our ability to pass and catch on horseback is getting much better with the ball flying further and faster. We have discovered that we love playing Polocrosse dodge ball. Remember … Continue reading

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