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 … Continue reading March Dressage ’18
Our highest course to date and what we have planned for March... if this snow clears!
I hate don't enjoy running. I am much more of a sprinter than a marathon runner. I don't particularly enjoy going to the gym either. However, I will play 2 hours worth of badminton without a second thought. I think this is due to my competitiveness, you don't really win when you go out for … Continue reading Rider Fitness – Keeping the rider fit
I AM ON A DIET A. DIET. THE HORROR, THE OUTRAGE. THIS IS ABSOLUTELY ...PREPOSTEROUS!! Dear diary, I have decided to keep a diary now due to the declining condition of my standard of living. Yesterday my human decided - because she apparently gets to decide everything in my life - that I shall be … Continue reading Diary of a Moody Mare Vol #1
With Blair Atholl horse Trials fast approaching I decided that I should make a "wish list" so that I am not tempted into buying whatever I think is pretty. This is all very well being said, however my shopping list isn't small when has the wish list of an equestrian ever been small?! It is not … Continue reading The Equestrian Bank Account – Sizeable Shopping List
While I struggle with tasks such as picking up and holding her feet, other things such as lunging I think I have her well trained. I say other things, who am I kidding, lunging is about the only thing I have her well trained on! Anyway ... even my boyfriend who has only lunged her a few times … Continue reading Lunging – The Helpful Boyfriend
As were coming up to this jump Eva was unsure about the filler and started backing off, I put my leg on and she seemed to decide that if she was going to go over it she was not going to put a foot near it! A bit of maximum effort there!
Practice practice practice! I gave her a bit of a hair cut today... I think I might of done it alittle too short though 🙈
On Monday night I was trying to pick up and hold Evas back feet for practice for the farrier coming on Wednesday... Guess what! Eva had other ideas! It was going alright but she kept trying to walk away even although I had her tied up quite tight right beside a haynet. She was trying … Continue reading Stamp!
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