At the start of this month Eva and I had a week filled with jumping, it started with two jumping lessons and finished with a jumping night. After all the jumping we did Eva is now getting a well deserved break from it over the next week or so, therefore we will be focused on [...]
Osteopathy - a system of complementary medicine involving the treatment of medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the skeleton and musculature. For a while I have been wanting to get a specialist out to have a look over Eva and make sure she is comfortable as I start to really push forward in [...]
Originally for this month's dressage competition I had decided to sew the plaits in but did I remember to buy the stuff I need beforehand? No. At least I did remember to plait up the night before so it would be easier to just roll them up in the morning. We arrived bright and early [...]
Our highest course to date and what we have planned for March... if this snow clears!
Responding to the leg is not a priority for Eva. While I do use a stick she wont respond to a tap tap she will only respond when I put in a harder "move it" request. Therefore I decided to try spurs, the idea being I could stop bruising her sides by nagging and when [...]
My favourite photo of 2017 is a difficult one, I feel like so much has happened this year not just with Eva but in my life in general. After searching through my social media and much indecisiveness, I eventually settled on this photo below. This was taken after our first ever dressage test! There was [...]
When else is better to write a blog post than when you have been up since 3 am because your throat is massively swollen and you are in a flu medicine induced haze .... (I won't be telling you how long it just took me to spell medicine ) Finding the balance with horses and... [...]
Well its all been happening this past week!! I had an interview with Equipepper as part of her series on new bloggers the interview was based my background in horses and why I start blogging, if you are interested in giving that a wee read you can find it here. I also had a review [...]