Sometimes the world can be noisy and distracting. A cynical place, where it is all too easy to lose touch with our dreams and become convinced that for whatever reason it is not realistic to follow our passions. I know that I know the feeling. But what if we were given our passions for a … Continue reading A Tribute to the Horse
What makes a true horseman/ horsewoman? How can we ride like those who inspire us? Is it even possible or just a beautiful dream, reserved only for the elusive few to achieve? We love to hear about inspirational horse riders because they act as our aspirational selves - they're who we want to be. There … Continue reading What Makes a True Horsewoman?
Hello! If you've read my last blog post you'll know that the 100th horse I rode was a polo pony. I told you that I had a lot of exciting stories to tell you, and one of them is that I've started learning polo!!! So far I've only had a few lessons, but it's amazing how … Continue reading First Polo Lessons!
Hello! It's been a while since I last posted anything, but I've decided to start writing again. There's a lot going on in my life right now, so I should have some exciting stories to tell you, but I might be a bit irregular in how often I post articles. Think of them as a … Continue reading My One Hundredth Horse!
Since you're here you obviously love horses and ponies, but when people ask us why we love them so much it can be difficult to put into words! I've had a good long think and come up with 25 reasons...
Hi! It's nearly the end of 2015 and the start of 2016, so I'll wish you an early happy New Year!! Come January, we all start thinking about turning our lives into the lives we want. The scattered, abandoned promises of last year are forgotten as we enthusiastically come up with our New Year's resolutions. … Continue reading Blue Skies and Horse Dreams!
Merry Christmas!!! One of the things I love most about Christmas is the magic and beauty of this time of year. I volunteer for a horse charity and the excitement of the children I've been helping makes it really feels like Christmas!! Before the children arrived for their riding lesson we (me and the other … Continue reading Christmas With Horses!!
Hello! Whether you've been in the saddle since you were born, or are just considering taking up horse riding, it's a question most riders wonder at some point: how long does it take to learn to ride? It's a simple question but, of course, there's no easy answer!! It depends what you want to do. … Continue reading Learning to Ride!
Hello everyone! It's that time of year again!! Nothing says Christmas like Olympia!! I can't wait, I'm so excited!!! For those who don't know - Olympia, The London International Horse Show, is possibly the biggest equestrian event in the Britsh calender!! It takes place every year in the week before Christmas, and for many people … Continue reading It’s Time For Olympia!!!
Hello! One of the many good things about horses is that they are completely unjudgemental!! They don't care what we look like, or what we say, as long as we're nice to them. It's a refreshing break from stressing over what to wear the rest of the time, but sometimes it takes longer to decide … Continue reading Equestrian Fashion!