A Weekend with the W.A.R Horses

Hello friends! It's pouring rain and blowing a gale here in the West of Ireland - a far cry from the Indian Summer we enjoyed all last week. Today the horses are all tucked up enjoying a duvet day in their stables. So if you find yourself stuck inside today here is a little Sunny … Continue reading A Weekend with the W.A.R Horses

The HFI Shiny Bridle Product Review – Traditional Meets Modern

This product review is a paid partnership in conjunction with HorseworldEu. For the last month I have been trialing the HFI Shiny Bridle which was kindly gifted to me from HorseworldEu. I'm very happy to review this bridle because if I hadn't been asked to try it out, I probably would never have come across … Continue reading The HFI Shiny Bridle Product Review – Traditional Meets Modern

Two out of Three – the Baby G Diaries

The last two months have been a whirlwind - from spur of the moment decisions, disappointments and shock surprises, getting to this point has been an up and down experience! Last year I toyed with the idea of putting Giselle in foal. It's an idea I've secretly daydreamed about for many years. This year, when … Continue reading Two out of Three – the Baby G Diaries

All Because of Horses

The responsibility and the invaluable life lessons learned; transferable to every aspect of life. The highs and the hardships.The falls, four faults and failures.The tears, the aches, the pain of  disappoint; softened by the laughter of the good days. The clear rounds, the high scores, that feeling of elation on the cross country course. The … Continue reading All Because of Horses

What inspires you?

"The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul." The photo that inspired it all.10 years ago on a stormy January Sunday with my original seahorse, Solas.Day 19 of the @rivieraprltd #trotinto2020 January challenge is a #socialsunday - what inspires your social media page?I can't explain it but there … Continue reading What inspires you?

Wednesday Wisdom – Horsemanship

๐—›๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ Learning is a treasure that will follow you everywhere - as long as you are open to it. Last week while I was away for work I caught up on the latest Equi Ratings Eventing Podcast on the topic of Horsemanship. The episode included BHS Fellow, Eric Smiley, and event rider Andrew Nicholson. In … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – Horsemanship

Beach Ballet with the Golden Oldie

Sometimes we just need some Vitamin Sea. With work being so busy, and having very few weekends off for shows and lessons, I've resolved myself to the fact that this summer is just going to to be about enjoying my horses and having a little fun. I struck lucky last week with my two days … Continue reading Beach Ballet with the Golden Oldie

Hogweed and Horses

I first came across Hogweed many years ago when my little palomino Solas developed thick blisters on the pale skin of his nose. Initially I assumed he was suffering from sunburn and proceeded to smother his pink skin in sun screen, as any good horse mom would. However, the blistering didn't stop. Watching him in … Continue reading Hogweed and Horses