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We have a new blog..

..and I should have posted this years (literally) ago.  If any readers havent realised and found our new blog then you are going to have a lot of catching up to do. The new blog is https://ontheyard.wordpress.com Enjoy!

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Saturday has come..

..around again. The weather was great but the wind was very blowy. Most of the lessons were outside. The exception was the little beginners lesson because I was worried they might get blown off their pool is outside! In the … Continue reading

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The horses and ponies are..

..All on at night now.  The improvements we made are making our lives easier.  Automatic water troughs

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Winter is here..

..at ODS as last night the horses and ponies stayed in.  It was a record as this is the first time we have had no equines in the fields for winter.  Even the little Shetland have come in to a … Continue reading

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It’s been a bit…

..wet recently.  Cup day for our pony club was indoors with some games and accumulator jumping and then the massive trophy handout… .. and it just then seemed to go on raining.  Until by this morning we had a little … Continue reading

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October camps..

..have gone really well.  This afternoon we practiced plaiting ahead of the gymkhana tomorrow…. ..and the gymkhana managed to be held outside with only a minor bit of rain.  Three classes of showjumping.  Three classes of games and a chocolate … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tree arrived. .

..on tuesday and Mollie, Bekki and Shaun had a busy afternoon because the feed order for December also arrived at just about the same time. So we emptied the feed off the lorry and put it in the indoor school … Continue reading

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Its getting dark..

..in the evening.  It was a bit overcast and I needed to put the arena lights on during the 5.30 lesson tonight.  This is a new lesson with beginners and they are working really hard on their leg position, balance … Continue reading

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No one was flung at…

..the final fling gymkhana.  We even ran to time (approximately).  It was great fun with everyone arriving at 10am and the course was up and numbered and everyones ponies were caught and waiting to be groomed.  Declarations were made early … Continue reading

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The feed room is empty and the dairy..

…is really clean.  For summer we are moving the feeds into the dairy just cos thats the way we roll.  We have bought loads of disinfectant and Mollie and Becca scrubbed and scrubbed. In lessons today we worked on half … Continue reading

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