Choke in Horses

Choke is one of the most common conditions affecting the oesophagus of the horse. For a horse owner who might not have seen it before, it can be very frightening to witness. Choke is essentially an obstruction in the oesophagus (gullet) caused by food material. Despite the name of the condition, a horse suffering from … Continue reading Choke in Horses

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Wild Atlantic Wednesday – We are Family

The first full family portrait - all three of the WAR Horses in one frame! 🥳 Today's WARider Challenge post is all about Juke Box Day. What song is going to shape your day or represents you and your horse(s)? Today the song "We are Family" is repeating in my head in celebration of Luca … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Wednesday – We are Family

Wild Atlantic Bake Off – Key Lime Pie

Hello and welcome back to the Wild Atlantic Bake Off . It's week three, believe it or not! This week I put an Instagram poll up asking my followers to decide on what to bake and this week Key Lime Pie came out a winner. This recipe is simple and is very easy to follow. … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Bake Off – Key Lime Pie

The Science Behind Kindness

Today's WARider Challenge is "Do a Good Deed Day." At the time I chose this as a theme, I didn't really think about it too much. I think it was inspired by an incident I had just experienced that day in a supermarket, which had huge impact on the quality of my day. It got … Continue reading The Science Behind Kindness

Take the Plunge! WARider November Lockdown Riding Challenge

Hello and welcome to this week's WARider Challenge. This week's exercise is called Take the Plunge - Plunge meaning to jump or dive quickly and energetically, and of course, being a Wild Atlantic Rider, I had to have a little play on some water words! This exercise is designed to get you thinking on your … Continue reading Take the Plunge! WARider November Lockdown Riding Challenge

National Princess Day – Her Royal Highness Miss G

Once upon a time there was a mare called Miss G, She lived in a big yard that started with a C. When she was young she was more than renowned, Her sass and her attitude, she wore like a crown. Her tail it would swish and her ears would go back, A show jumping … Continue reading National Princess Day – Her Royal Highness Miss G

Wild Atlantic Bake Off – It’s Cheese Cake Week!

Well..... You'd swear I had planned it, but I can assure you, I hadn't! This week's episode of the GBBO opening with cheese cakes! Anyway.. I love cheesecake - especially New York style baked ones... Yum and Yum. And I'm gonna throw this out there right now - there is nothing healthy about this bad … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Bake Off – It’s Cheese Cake Week!

Wild Atlantic Wednesday – Dedicated to Veteran’s Day

In the US it's known as Veteran's day and in the UK it's called Armistice Day. Either way, the 11th of November remembers the day that WW1 ended on the 11th Day, at the 11th hour, all those years ago but also offers the chance to honour and acknowledge all of those who have served … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Wednesday – Dedicated to Veteran’s Day

The 10/10/10 Riding Challenge

Hello and welcome to the first weekend riding challenge as part of the WARider November Lockdown Challenge. The 10/10/10 Riding Challenge is relatively simple, until you try it for the first time that is! It will act as a simple trotting exercise to ease you into the WAR Challenges to come. It'll test your co-ordination, … Continue reading The 10/10/10 Riding Challenge

WARider November Lock Down Challenge

I said I wasn't going to bring it up but then I just had to - Lock Down. Bleugh - makes me throw up a little in my mouth every time it's mentioned these days. To say I'm fatigued with the whole thing is an understatement. You hear about it at work, on the news, … Continue reading WARider November Lock Down Challenge