why do horses roll? Scottie demonstrates this blogtober topic without getting cast

Tomorrow is the last day of the Blogtober challenge and since it is also Halloween, I have a special Halloween themed post planned. So I thought I would do my Blogtober round up today instead. My Blogtober Challenge I am very pleased with how my Blogtober challenge has gone. I…

hunting painting

Today’s Blogtober challenge is to talk about a discipline you would like to try. Now despite Scottie being my first horse, I have been extremely lucky to have a go at several different things. I compete in dressage and show jumping with Scottie and school cross country with the aims…

new shoes for scottie after possible navicular pain scare

In case you’ve missed all the latest Scottie news, we are currently suffering with a bit of a mystery lameness. The lovely non practicing vet at my yard has been incredibly helpful and has looked at him multiple times and performed flexion tests and used the hoof testers. While she…

Autumn day on my favourite ride. Between the ears shot.

My favourite ride to take Scottie on is simple but, depending on the time of year, can change the ride quite a bit. It can be anything from a 20-30min ride to over an hour, depending on how fast we go and if we cut any corners! The ride starts…

Scottie in the snow, rugged up and ready for christmas

Rugging over winter can be a nightmare. I don’t know what’s worse, finding your horse wearing only half a rug or having to wrestle wet muddy rugs across the yard. So here are my top tips for surviving winter rugging! 1) Waterproof Spares! For turnout rugs I like to have…