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Welcome to my blog that documents the journey from being a corporate PA to a Qualified Saddler. [Read more...]

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What a year 2017 has ended up being.

Who would have thought that this time last year I was signed off work for what was to be a three month break. Depression and anxiety had crept back into the forefront of my mind following six months of true unhappiness in the day job. I had broken up for the festive holidays a few …

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Olly’s First Walkabout

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 …

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Restarting Eddie’s Education

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 …

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Displaying at a Horse Show

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 …

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