Snow this December was an unexpected welcome. It slowed the pace of general everyday life and the children enjoyed their snow days.
I started working for this 'day job' five and a ½ years ago. I loved the job and it loved me. I was an integral staff member of the organisation. After numerous job cuts and restructures the place and people changed and the last 12 months can only be described as a living nightmare. Being … Continue reading I resigned from my day job…
On Sunday I took Olly for a little walk around the grounds of the farm to 1) give him some exercise and 2) start to become familiar with his surroundings, ready for when we go hacking out. Olly was pretty calm to catch, groom and get prepared for his outing but as soon as we … Continue reading Olly’s First Walkabout
Eddie is a 6yrs old Thoroughbred gelding who was bred to race but had to retire due to an injury. He can still be ridden following treatment but is not allowed to do any jumping. Eddie was brought by his current owner who had ambitions of doing a little dressage but when a surprise pregnancy … Continue reading Restarting Eddie’s Education
On Sunday (17th September) I was lucky enough to have a stand at the Halesowen & Hagley Horse Show in Romsley, West Midlands. It's a local farmers country show where a successful Horse Show is also undertaken. I had booked a plot to display my Lady Saddler stand but instead of putting us with the main … Continue reading Displaying at a Horse Show
Some of you may have recently read my blog about Olly, the horse I had to give up just over four years ago, being offered back to me by the wonderful charity Blue Cross Rolleston Rehoming Centre. Well on Sunday I picked him up. Words just cannot describe how I feel right now. 😁 It was … Continue reading Olly is home…
If you follow me via social media you will have seen already that last Monday (28th August 2017) was the day I launched a pop up workshop/stand at my local village show; The Enville Village Show. Now I've not purposely gone out my way to advertise my services very local and this became apparent on … Continue reading My First Event Stand