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Grooming Tip: Horse Leg "Feathers"

Chances are, your horse either has “feathers” year-round, or only during the coldest winters (depending on the breed).

The fact that I left these “hairy heels” unclipped used to send my trainer over the edge. 177 more words


Emotional Blackmail by our Daycare!

I hitched Potamus onto one hip and entered the door code early yesterday morning. We were running late because of the rain and traffic, and Potamus was dawdling in the parking lot wanting “up, up!” instead of splashing through the puddles like he normally does. 354 more words


We make the most of Dorset’s delights

The first two days of my grandsons’ stay in Dorset saw us explore the county museum in Dorchester (the dinosaurs were a particular triumph), our own local museum, and a favourite bookshop. 580 more words

Columns 2014


Life has gotten carried away the last week and I’m still trying to catch up. Good, sad, hard, proud, scary, and exhausting. As I continue to wait for things to slow down and recover enough to blog, I’d thought I’d share my blessings today! 31 more words


Spring walk along Portsdown Hill

Now that the temperature is finally warming up, it’s actually possible to take evening walks without freezing to death!

This is great news for me because it means I can spend less time in the gym and more time exercising outside. 332 more words


Two days, two saddles: riding in Bali


Bali Island Horse: 2 hour beach ride 

Tour Summary

Whenever I’m somewhere new, checking out the local ponies is a must and the sunset beach ride offered by Bali Island Horse seemed like a pretty good bet. 965 more words

Cothelstone Hill Ponies

Took the two dogs up on Cothelstone Hill for a pleasant walk yesterday, but I took some photos of some slightly larger four legged animals. In the background Brean Down headland can be seen poking out into the Bristol Channel.