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!
There were many things I was planning for our first showing competition of the year to be