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Stables - June/July 2014

Recently I spent several weekends working at my local riding stables, carrying out tasks such as skipping out, tacking up, catching and feeding. This all sounds fairly simple, but anyone will soon discover it to be very time consuming, as every task has to be done at least 2 or 3 times per day. 78 more words

Work Experience

Lovely Late Summer Colours

I’ve finished a few craft projects this week, and am waiting for the weekend so that I can take some pictures to share them with you. 151 more words


Ponies and Honies -- Somebody's Gotta Ride 'Em

After finding a new home for Nina, I really had no plans to continue riding ponies. Honestly, I’ve never liked ponies; even when I was a kid, I’d rather ride a small horse (what most people jokingly refer to as “honies” now) than a pony. 572 more words


Saddle Up!

It was time to get Henry his own saddle. I had booked an appointment with the saddler to measure him up, when she arrived she carefully measured his back and had a good look at him. 304 more words


Interested in mounted games? Equine night Market? Waiuku PC Ribbon Day?

Interested in Mounted Games -

A great training day  on 31/8/2014 @ Waikato Equestrian Centre, Pukete Road, Hamilton.  Good intro day.  Clinic in the morning and games in the afternoon. 35 more words


Woodhill Enduro Funrides


15km – Start 10.30am
10km – Start 11.00am
Just $25.00 per rider

Simple Rules simply means more FUN • First over the line wins subject to the criteria below being met: 94 more words


The First ride.

So after a few days of letting Henry settle in today was the day. I was going to attempt to ride him for the first time at home. 592 more words