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2019 reflections and looking forward to 2020

Anyone who knows me will know I don't really like New Year, I just don't get it! However, I couldn't not reflect on the past year and how much progress me and Fred have made. Now don't get me wrong it has not been without its ups and downs and the beginning of 2019 started… Continue reading 2019 reflections and looking forward to 2020

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Bitless, treeless and barefoot!

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!

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Number 7 in equestrian bloggers list!

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!

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10 Reasons to Watch Peaky Blinders If You Love Horses!

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!

In Due Horse

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!

Cillian Murphy riding horse Photo Horse & Hound

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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