Many horses are easily spooked and so you must always be on your guard. When you are out and about it is impossible to predict what could happen next! From branches falling from trees to noisy dogs suddenly appearing on the bridleway, surprises can lurk around every corner. Personally, I will never forget the day […]
There have been several years in recent times when this question would have been irrelevant, at least in most areas of the country. Mild winter after mild winter has seen a distinct absence of the white stuff across the UK but things have been very different this year! You might still be wondering what the […]
Horses will often spook in an arena, on a hack, or even around their yard; and sometimes for no apparent reason. The invisible monster that has so disconcerted them can continue to be a problem and a major frustration for you. The horse may pass by the same spot a hundred and more times and […]
Whilst Facebook and Instagram enable us to keep in touch with friends and family across the globe, these addictive platforms also have a downside. They can easily inspire feelings of inadequacy. You know what it’s like, you think that your holiday in Turkey was rather excellent until you see your cousin’s snaps of the paradise […]
Summer has now arrived (sort of)! Temperatures have yet to reach potentially troubling levels but a heatwave could strike at any time. We all get used to the generally temperate climate in the UK, but sometimes things can heat up a bit and it can feel decidedly tropical.