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2018 Learn Life away from horses Stable Management

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...
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2 Minutes
2018 Learn Life away from horses

Who am I?

I’m not sure… Days go by where I’m not overly sure where I’m going in life, what I do for a living or what I’m making for tea! I feel a bit in limbo again. So this time last...
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2 Minutes
2018 Learn Riding Tips Stable Management

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...
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5 Minutes
Kit Guides Learn Stable Management

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...
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3 Minutes
2018 Learn Riding Tips

Reaching your potential

So you have a goal in mind, it might seem quite out of reach right now.  And that’s okay. Mine are so far out of reach just at the minute that I can barely see them let alone touch...
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2 Minutes
Learn Life away from horses Riding Tips

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,...
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1 Minute
Learn Life away from horses

VLOGGING CHALLENGE: Accepted!

Being part of the blogging scene at Haynet (an equestrian bloggers paradise), some of us equestrian bloggers in the world signed up for a VLOGGING challenge this month. We were assigned a partner and tasked with interviewing each other...
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3 Minutes
2018 Inspiration Learn Riding Tips

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. ...
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2017 Competition Reports Inspiration Learn

Teary eyes all round… 2017 round up – a video to last a lifetime.

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7 Minutes
2017 Competition Reports

The one where it all came together – The Last One.

So here goes… (tissues advisory, wine compulsory) I’m struggling to know where to start so as usual, I’ll take you back to Friday night…. This week had been a right off, I lacked enthusiasm at the start and finally...
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5 Minutes
2017 Inspiration Learn

Is cross-stitch under rated?

So I want to talk about Retraining… I’ll add right now, I am NO expert. But I do have experience and I’m not afraid to use it!! So, You have a horse that has potentially learnt to go a...
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1 Minute
2017

Introducing…. Bender!

On the 27th August 2017 we welcomed a new furry into our lives.  We went to visit the lovely Kate at Cheveral House Racehorse Rehoming  and a week later came home with Sir Bentley. Bender or Bendy Wendy as he...
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12 Minutes
2017 Competition Reports

Frickley Park (2) BE90 – another soggy day in Yorkshire!

So here it is… Frickley Park (2) BE90 – another soggy day in Yorkshire ?? So all week I had felt very at ease about this one, I think after the pressure of my Regional Final at Shelford I had...
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11 Minutes
2017 Competition Reports

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....
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2017 Inspiration Learn

Story time with Wimpy Pt.2

Grab a tissue and a glass of wine and enjoy my second reading of some of my favourite parts of the book. Love this one a lot!...
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0 Minutes
2017 Inspiration Learn Riding Tips

Tips for a Spot on Freewalk!

How I get the best out of my dressage test with a movement usually worth double points… Enjoy 🙂 xx...
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7 Minutes
2017 Competition Reports

Epworth BE90

So here it is…. Epworth 90cms ODE!!! Well, today was a mission of two things. Number 1 was a confidence boost before our regional final in two weeks and Number 2 was to get inside the time after being...
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5 Minutes
2017 Competition Reports

Frickley Park BE90

So here it is…. Pat, Daddy Carrot and I headed to Frickley Park today for the BE90. Yesterday’s course walk left me feeling oddly excited to get back out and doing this sport again, I felt 75% excitement and...
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3 Minutes
2017 Kit Guides Learn

Very proud to announce….

WELL…. What a day!!! Today I have made the most valuable investment of my life (Pat excluded – he is family and doesn’t count) in more ways than one. I expect you all remember the post I did a...
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6 Minutes
2017 Competition Reports

A REGIONAL FINAL TICKET!!

Here it is NUMBER 3!!! Chilham Castle. So this mornings 6.30am alarm wasn’t even needed, I was already on poo 2 by 6am. The balls I grew yesterday and all week in fact, had shrivelled to an unrecognisable size...
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