Down in England events started up again in July, meanwhile in Scotland we are waiting for an update from the government to get the go ahead for some socially distanced eventing. The next update is on the 30th of July and the first event was supposed to be Kirriemuir on the 1st of August, however [...]
For the first time in my life I hired a course by myself and arranged the transport (a.k.a got my Dad to tow a borrowed trailer)! I have always gone with someone / hitched a lift so this was quite a big moment for Eva and I! The main aim was to just get out [...]
For the few years that I've had Eva I have always got the vet to check and do her teeth. There wasn't any particular reason that I didn't use an equine dentist, as it was a service my vet offered I accepted and I just kept it that way. The yard I'm at booked a [...]
On this day back in 2014 Eva officially became mine. https://media.giphy.com/media/qDDPjvm3oSbGU/giphy.gif In previous years I have posted about our progress over the years - 4 years & 5 years - but I was recently updating Evas Digital horse competition history and we did so much last year so instead of looking back over the last [...]
We are now - insert number because I've lost count - in to lockdown. It's beginning to feel like this whole year is going to be a bit of a write off and yet there are now little pieces coming through that BSJ and BD are thinking on starting up again. There have also been [...]
I’ve noticed a few people on social media that have made the decision not to ride during this pandemic, while part of me sees the argument for it. I am not for it. Horse riding is a dangerous sport, we can all agree on that. We are dealing with a large flight animal and that [...]
Before the lock down I was hoping that Eva and I would be out and about this summer to do a fair amount, either eventing, showjumping or maybe even a beach trip. I had even penciled in what heights that I was planning on doing which included moving up a level but with everything that [...]
With summer fast approaching I have been sent a fly spray by Brinicombe equine to try out. I was delighted when they contacted me as I had been wanting to buy a new one quite soon as I had noticed an increase in flies while out hacking and when taking Eva in from the field. [...]
With everything thats going on with convid 19, Eva and I were very lucky to get out before the country went on lock down!
First time loading Eva in a trailer in over three years!