asdaa owners group

Okay this is my last one I promise! But I would like to introduce you to the new addition to my Owners Group stable, Asdaa. Asdaa is a 4 year old gelding trained by mark Johnston in Yorkshire. He has had quite a bit of success for the Owners Group…

Mark Todd & NZB Campino at burghley dressage. Mark todd racing

Last year we said a sad farewell to Sir Mark Todd, the eventing legend as he retired from eventing for the last time. He is my all-time favourite rider. Not only was he hugely successful, he rode what looked to be very sharp horses, had incredible balance and was a…

scottie grazing, when to worm your horse

Horses nearly always have a worm burden, meaning they nearly always have some parasitic worms in their digestive system. Controlling the worm burden is very important as a major worm burden can impact the health of your horse. It could be something which seems something minor, such as losing a…

back on board scottie

Today the saddler came to check Scottie saddle. He had his back checked last month and all was clear. So the last hurdle before getting back in the saddle was making sure it still fits okay. Luckily Scottie hasn’t really changed shape at all since the saddler last saw him.…

jump racing returns credit Credit Paul @ Flickr

A month after flat racing returned to the UK, we are now set to see the return of National Hunt racing too! This is particularly exciting for me with the majority of my Owners Group horses being National Hunt horses. Chez Hans had a quick spin on the flat earlier…

horses play fighting

Over recent years our understanding of how and why animals play has improved massively. I was watching a documentary recently about animal play. It showed how many animals have their favourite play mates and that their age and sex could determine what games they played. This got me thinking about…