Monthly Archives: October 2013

The October holiday activities…

..are over. And finished with a fabulous Halloween Gymkhana.   Hamish went a bit crazy with the tomato ketchup and the jump wings are a little bit horrible to move.  Hopefully the rain will wash them off a bit. Remy has … Continue reading

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The sun shone on the gymkhana..

..today as our campers finished off their four day camp with mounted games and showjumping.  With rosettes to six place in each class there was a great competitive atmosphere.  Practicing during the camp resulted in some great displays of balance … Continue reading

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Day two of camp..

..and we are all a little bit damp.  The weather thankfully did not live up to the forecast but we have timetabled it so that only one group is riding at any one time so we can use the indoor … Continue reading

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Four hours forty five minutes, 2190..

..calories, 39 fl oz, and 15.2 miles of hard riding on the horseback today on the horseback safari.  We went from the stables to castle campbell and back again.  We started in the sunshine ans finished in the sunshine and … Continue reading

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Rain rain go away..

..or at least only come back at night.   Phew it is wet out there and even the outdoor arena is getting squishy.  So much so that I had to teach in the indoor school at 11.45 and 12.45.  Fortunately the … Continue reading

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Gymkhana day for camp.

..today and the weather tried its hardest to dampen our spirits but in the end failed miserably.  We had a great time with Mollies group demonstrating their drill ride complete with paper swords and my group showing us their ring … Continue reading

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Another Cup day over..

..for another year.   We played some waterloo and did some jumping and had some run offs to decide final league positions and gave out loads of rosettes and trophies. And took lots of photos of the winners which you can … Continue reading

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Spent most of yesterday making..

…rosettes for Cup Day this Sunday.  I also got a delivery of centre boards to make rosettes for the Halloween Gymkhana.   They are all going to be orange and black with a pumpkin in the centre board.  We are already … Continue reading

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New shoes for…

Fly and Pablo and Lucy.  And after the farrier had left Fly and Splodge got turned out with the horses.  We weren’t too sure how they would find our cold northern wind so we rugged then first. They were both … Continue reading

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We are still waiting..

.. for the results back from the girls strep test.  Hopefully they will be in today.  Bash and Ru are desparate to ride them at polox practice tonight.  I havent been planning to play chukkas so Katie and I have … Continue reading

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