The first time the word bitless was mentioned to me I must admit I laughed, I mean surely having no bit would mean no brakes, right? Wrong, this is a common misconception by most in relation to bitless. Before going further, this is not an I hate bits post but about how bitless can have… Continue reading Bitless, treeless and barefoot!
Now Autumn is upon us, I enjoy nothing more than snuggling up with a good book. I am going to share with you my upcoming reading list which includes a mixture of horsey and parenting humour! No.1 on my list is by Victoria Brant of the Wimpy Eventer. I finally completed the set by treating… Continue reading Top 5 on my reading list!
This week we have a guest contributor post by Jenna Knudsen, creator & coach at The S.M.A.R.T. Equestrian . Jenna has designed a daily planner exclusively for equestrians and is here to tell us a little more about the planner and herself. Jenna Knudsen Can I please get three cheers for all of us Equestrian Moms!… Continue reading Guest contributor – Jenna Knudsen.
Yesterday I was surprised to have been tagged in a post informing me that we have been included in a post written by the lovely Sophie Tunnah from Team Tunnah Eventing. The post entitled 9 Equestrian Blogs of 2019 listed nine different equestrian bloggers with a little write up about each of them and what… Continue reading Number 7 in equestrian bloggers list!
Saturday I attended one of the UK's largest and well-known horse trials at Burghley house. The event is open from Wednesday to Sunday with plenty of shopping, young horse events and 3 days of 5-star eventing with dressage, cross country and show jumping having designated days. Saturday was cross-country day which is why we chose… Continue reading Burghley Horse Trials
As a huge Peaky Blinders fan myself I love this post, I love the increase in horses seen during the new series and watching Thomas Shelby ride his beautiful black horse. I am still a little behind though at present as watching with my husband who works shifts can be problematic, please no spoilers!
So Peaky Blinders series 5 is back. Hooray! I binge watched all of the other series on Netflix last year & am excited about it’s return. It’s a good show but I love it because there is a lot of horses in it and Cillian Murphy rides through the old fashioned streets of Birmingham on horseback. It’s pretty badass!
Here are 10 reasons that you really should check out Peaky Blinders if you love horses. Move over Poldark Thomas Shelby is back!
1. Tommy Shelby riding through the streets of Birmingham. Bareback! It’s just so cool!
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2. Sam Neil’s Irish accent. Not horse related but worth a mention. “It’s none of your concern”. I said that a lot. My Irish friends loved me!
3. Thomas Shelby’s race horses. Tommy owning race horses sees the Shelby Family go to numerous race courses around Britain, including Epsom, Worcester…
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During June I ran a couple of polls on social media to find out about the confidence of riding after having children and becoming a mother. As parents, we can put a lot of pressure on ourselves to do our best and try to be a model parent and this also extends to activities outside… Continue reading Confidence after babies
During May, me and my daughters went to the Dodson & Horrell horse trials in the beautiful grounds of Chatsworth house. This is my second year of attending and this time we went for the final day which included the event rider masters CIC 4*-S4 Cross Country. We began in the village browsing the variety… Continue reading Chatsworth horse trials
Thanks for joining me! It has taken me some time to update and refresh the blog and put my own stamp on it but finally I have begun. I don't have a particular theme that I will be focusing on, so I will be including a little bit of everything along with documenting the process… Continue reading A New Beginning!
Does anyone remember life before kids? My little one is only 16 months old so it's not quite yet a distant memory for me. One thing in particular that sticks out about life before motherhood though, is how I always used to complain how busy I was. If I had a time machine I would go… Continue reading Time Management for Equestrian Mamas