Meet Hidalgo, a 5yo Andalusian x. I've started working with him now Bril is retired, to help out a friend.
He's a real sweetie but not done much at all. So far we've practiced walking in and out from the field without leaping on my head, basic leading commands (walk/halt/back up/move sideways), and gone for a few walks around the yard and on Sunday we took a walk down to the river and met some kids and bikes and dogs and other exciting things.
Well ever since I've had Bailey she's always struggled with her weight - she looks at grass and just balloons! She's in a very long stretch of grazed field which has made a difference but with me just having my little one a few weeks ago I've been relying on friends, family and instructors to exercise her but now I'm wanting to get her fitness back up and I've got a new determination! I'm hoping to do short lunging session a few times a week with her whilst my OH stands with our wee one and... [Read More]
I've copied this from an article published in a University magazine - anyone got any thoughts?
Good with depth, trouble with depth; colourblind, not colourblind; sharp vision, blurry vision, night vision – which is it? Answers differ, depending on who is doing the talking. More often than not, the speaker is someone people trust and, therefore, do not question — the well-known clinician, the feared riding instructor, the... [Read More]
I wasn't sure whether to put this in here OR in the general picture bit, but I can guarantee it will involve ponies at some point.
At the moment my life revolves more around photography than ponies, which is probably a good thing seems I'm building a career in it So I thought maybe it'd make more sense to do this... plus I'm totally stealing... [Read More]