What’s in the feed?

I have two veteran horses - but you wouldn't know it by looking at them! Seventeen year old Giselle is generally a good grubber but she can be fussy. Twenty-one year old, Solas, is a glutinous gelding, who would eat all around him given the opportunity. He once robbed a ham salad sandwich from my … Continue reading What’s in the feed?

Mares are from Venus – Geldings are from Mars

It's well known that mares have a reputation for being difficult. In horse people language the term we use is "mare-ish." Being the independent woman type with high moral standards, and owning two mares (one of which being chestnut), I feel pretty strongly that our equine lady friends are unfairly stigmatized. The topic sprung up … Continue reading Mares are from Venus – Geldings are from Mars

About..

Welcome to Wild Atlantic Rider! Catherine is an avid equestrian who spent many years teaching and instructing in a busy, family run riding school. A pony obsessed child, she herself only started riding in her early teens, proceeded to train to BHS stage 3 level and has produced a number of ponies and horses along … Continue reading About..