Those who can, teach…

So, 2 months ago I got a text from my dear Team Wimpy member and friend Liz Pears, asking if I fancied helping her out with a bit of “motivational instructing” at a Nervous and Novice camp in May... it seemed such a long way off and I’m at the stage in life where I... Continue Reading →

5 Things I LOVE about YOU…

Whilst swimming in a sea of social media warriors spewing out uninvited negativity, I thought I'd take the time to tell you FIVE, bloody brilliant reasons that I LOVE being one of those 'horse people'.  Go ahead, find your reason to be proud, to enjoy stinking of urine, eating packet noodles and never brushing your... Continue Reading →

Badminton Horse Trials 2018

After much deliberation as to whether the ground was going to hold up to 80 sets of skillfully shod hooves tearing it apart on Saturday, the drier days in the lead up to the event were a saving grace for all involved. It was Thursday, dressage day 1 and packed and ready for the off,... Continue Reading →

On a High (fibre) at Highclere!

Some time ago I received a message, from a lovely lady asking for my address so that she could invite me to something very special. I obliged of course! (Who wouldn’t!?) Now, the invite came and it was a big surprise, The Earl and Countess of Carnarvon invite you to a special day at Highclere... Continue Reading →

Giving Fear the Finger!

A battle with the ‘F’ word. You know sometimes when you sit and think for too long, you talk yourself in and out of decisions, you feel confused and need guidance on which way to turn? The decision to leave that job you hate, to get married, to start a family, to try something that... Continue Reading →

Feeding for purpose

I thought I would take a minute to impart a little wisdom, please take from it what you will for I am no David Marlin, but what I do have is experience, years of it, spanning over 300 horses that I have cared for in these years. Now, these days, what to feed your horse... Continue Reading →

Learning who you are…

Some days I just cannot seem to work out how to push through. Some days I want to throw the towel in. Some days I wish I didn't feel like this. I want to feel confident and self assured, I want to be kind and in return, be loved by people, I want to make... Continue Reading →

Paving out a plan…

Good day one and all. It is 2018 and I am one week into a very slow, sober, DRY January! It's not as easy as I thought and my real motivation for doing it was to lose some weight.  I have been eating like a squirrel and not a drop of the good stuff has... Continue Reading →

Badminton Regional Final…

So here it is.... my long awaited Regional Final at Shelford. I had been working hard all week preparing as best I can for this day. I went XC schooling, jumped him in the field and practiced my test. I was getting horribly nervous and putting stupid amounts of pressure on us to be the... Continue Reading →

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