Scottie being grumpy on box rest! Great photo for his phrenology though! Preventing equine flu

If you read my last post about looking after horses during this Covid-19 crisis, you will know that I made changes to Scottie’s routine to enable me to stick closer to the Governments guidelines of only going outside for exercise once a day. Well over the weekend my brother has…

scottie and cecil

For most horse owners, dogs and horses go hand in hand. Most yards have yard dogs or allow liveries to bring their dogs. Dogs are allowed at most competitions, many travel with their owners in lorries and of course there are the hounds out hunting. However, I seem to be…

Scottie

Scottie had his freeze branding for loss of use at the weekend and it has all started to feel very real now. It’s felt like a really long year and a half battling to get him right and worrying about the outcome. While I am just waiting for the money…

cupboard love

I recently had my email about renewing my share in Paris Dixie who I share through the Owners Group. They have recently updated their website, making it a lot more user friendly and you can now view your stable with all your horses in a really easy way. (With a…

scottie

You have probably noticed that I have been really pretty quiet about Scottie recently. This is purely because there hasn’t really been anything to say. He is still on field rest with daily walks with no plans of getting back on until April at the earliest. However, there has been…

There are lots of debates about whether you should insure your horse or not. I can see where both sides are coming from, but I would always insure my horses and always recommend others doing the same. Yes it can be expensive and if your horse is injury prone, it…