First time loading Eva in a trailer in over three years!
It has been a whole 5 years since a bought Eva! It was the shy, quiet, gental creature that drew me to her ..... Pfft who am I kidding! It was the "Go on make me" attitude that caught my eye along with the feel of untapped potential in her jump. 5 years on and [...]
I last updated you while I was making plans for the start of summer. That was 3 weeks ago... it feels like longer, so, so much longer. So. . . . here is the short version; 》》We went x-country training which she was awesome at! We certainly did a few that were bigger than 80! [...]
We did it! Our first one day event! And her feet? Absolutely fine the ground was perfect for her not too hard or too soft. Granted the dressage felt a bit slippy and the jumping I protected her round because I didn't want us fly round and slipping but nothing that was sore for her [...]
I recently bought the Lauria Garrelli Moena Saddle Cloth from Boudica Equestrian. The saddle cloth is part of a range which includes coolers, bandages and a head collar in both navy and caramel.Now that I have had a chance to ride with it a few times now I want to give you my thoughts on [...]
Evas latest diary entry.
December is going to be quite quiet for Eva and I. I have a few work nights out and of course christmas presents to buy, I also tend to give Eva her usual two weeks off over Christmas as I think its good to give them a break every now and again. There is some [...]
Last weekend I entered Eva and I in an unaffiliated showjumping competition. I entered us in the 90cm class which was run as a table A7, which means that everyone jumps a round and if clear they go on to a jump off round which is a short course against the clock. Overall I am [...]
(Previous - Dont Break your Vet) At the start of this year I posted about a learning week that the BEVA (British Equine Veterinary Association) launched called "Don't Break Your Vet". One of the the topics covered was easy injections. If you haven't seen the video it basically is a method of rewarding and releasing [...]
A bit of a last minute decision I decided - since the previous showjumping we entered was cancelled - we may as well enter the show at the weekend and have a pop round the 90cm. I brought Eva in a bit too early as there was no way of telling what time our class [...]