Monthly Archives: October 2011

From the darkness..

..came a figure with red horns and white eyes, breathing dark dank clouds of steam. Getting closer and closer it approaches you unawares and as you turn……. ….it pounces. SALLY! And so apart from the lessons today we also had … Continue reading

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Holli rides again..

..after months of tlc. We went from this… ..to today we finally managed t saddle her up and Katie had the huge pleasure of riding her. Given that at the time we thought she wouldn’t live let alone by rideable … Continue reading

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The dairy diary…

..is here. I have almost finished clearing out the dairy so we can use it to pen ponies over winter. The HUGE skip was taken away full of rubbish from there. I have moved the wood and the spare liner … Continue reading

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Holli worries us again..

..but is fine. Yesterday, we ended up bringing Holli in from the field with a massively swollen leg. We were all really worried that she had injured the joint and after all our hard work getting her better after her … Continue reading

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A new pony arrives..

..he’s called Smurf but isn’t a blue roan. He is though absolutely gorgeous. Here’s Aoife on him.. He arrived at lunchtime and Aoife rode him in her lesson at 4pm. He was fab and very fast. So today I was … Continue reading

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It was Freya in..

..wonderland on Wednesday when we got up and headed out for the fields. Hamish and Ru went off to field check whilst me and Freya loaded up the little trailer with a fencing maul, fencing spike and fence posts and … Continue reading

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Polocrosse for beginners..

..was a huge success with 7 riders having fun playing dodge ball with polocrosse sticks and balls, polox-tennis, and then playing chukkas in the afternoon. By the end of the day we had everyone able to quickly pick up the … Continue reading

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Happy unbirthday to..

..you at Thursday’s Pony Party. We had an afternoon of pony party games and fairy cakes when we Freya was joined by a gang of riders for the afternoon. We had two teams, the Electric Marshmallow Cakes (EMC) and Rebecca’s … Continue reading

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Congratulations..

..to Strathearn Mounted Games team who came second in a thrilling final at HOYS on sunday night. We were screaming at the telly cheering the team on. Absolutely fantastic performance. And Sophie’s front flip will no doubt be legendary. So … Continue reading

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School holidays start and we..

..kick off with an Autumn Gymkhana. Everyone had a fab time today and the weather stayed fine for us. So no riding in the rain. We started the day with showjumping, from first hole cross poles up to 85cm. The … Continue reading

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