He gets the day off after hunting, which usually means Monday's off and would usually have the day off after competing during the summer - I try to keep work as varied as possible though as he gets bored & stale so a mix of flatwork, jumping and hacking during the week with no more than two...
I have broken my pony....stupidly jumped on grass without boots yesterday, fine when we got home, didn't give legs a full check this morning (stupid) all tacked up & ready to ride out for a hack with my neighbour this morning, set off down the road at trot....pony lame...near fore, heat and...
Looking for someone good to help me get over some XC issues, anyone used anyone they'd really recommend? Happy to hire course & pay for travel etc. if it will help sort us out as otherwise we may end up parting company. I'm based in Kildare but happy to travel - PM me if you prefer
I'm going to go against the grain here and say if there's not much jumping and if the pony is normally good in company why not give it a go - I am a complete chicken normally but have started hunting this season to try and get myself out of the chicken mode....there's always someone to take a...
My YO went up for her first outing up there (second only 3 day and the last one was 10 years ago!) she came 45th out of about 82 which considering she was third last after the dressage was quite a result
Well done you though - fair play is all I can say!!!
brilliant news - delighted to hear how well teh two of you are getting on - have just started to brave the 95cm mark myself in local clear round comps and totally understand how proud you rightly are....
Hmmm well he's on full livery so I'm not the one who feeds him (yet - stables being built as we speak so in 3 weeks time I will be!!) I reckon he's pretty fond of me - comes when I call to bring in to ride, will walk with me without the lead (unless of course he sees food inwhich case I'm on my...
Everything but XC Sid wears:
keiffer ergonomic bridle with flash
full cheek french link
close contact Berneys saddle
Jumping away from home:
front NEW competition boots
Boots front and back