Recent content by Billyandme

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    FBHS list - a select bunch

    Pammy Hutton shouted at me once.
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    A Day In The Life Of A Work Rider - A Trip To The Races

    Really interesting reading this. There is definitely a book in you. Keep going please⭐
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    I’m not sure what to think….

    Watched this a couple of times and I stand to be corrected, but I don't think that is Mark todd. The leg length and actual bidy shape does not resemble him at all. Mark Todd is very tall and almost slender in body shape. Also very tall.
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    Adverts for loan horses needing work

    Have seen so many adverts on FB and frankly it makes me cringe. I think alot of it stems back to the original lockdown. People wh probably had never had the time or money to buy their own horses suddenly found themselves with lots of free time and extra dosh so thought they would fulfill their...
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    As it looks like he's staying

    Definitely my cup of tea👌
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    Not good news on my return to riding

    So sorry to read this. Hope you can get yourself sorted xx
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    Dressage saddle and thigh rolls

    Probably a bit of a numpty question but I have bought a 2nd hand dressage saddle for my part loan horse. It fits both of us well but in canter I am slipping about alot. He has a big canter. I normally ride in a VSD which has thigh rolls and although I still slip, not quite so much. I would...
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    Heartbroken. My friend just died 🥲

    So very sorry xx
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    Dressage saddle help please

    Pretty certain it is the S model high wither. Haven't seen one 2nd hand for less thab 750 quid. Have looked on Ebay, Sheepham saddles, Saddle Direct etc. A brand new one has a 20 week wait even if I could afford it.
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    Dressage saddle help please

    I part share an amazing horse but between us we have a combined age of 84 so naturally both of us are a tad creaky but still enjoying life. We both enjoy schooling the best. In his younger days he must have been amazing but his canter work in particular is huge. I borrowed a Kent and Masters...
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    He's finally mine..!!!! 💙😁💙😁

    Lovely news. How about Eltons Rocket xx
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    Shoulder Injuries

    Oh dear. Shoulder injuries are so painful but for best advice please listen to your Consultant. Over 30 years ago I popped the cromio clavicular joint in my left shoulder after a nasty fall. I rested it for 6 weeks but then carried on as usual. Manny falls later and 30 years of horse...
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    Tell me about your Quarter horses

    I have had a pure QH who was a complete star - unless you took him hunting or a fun ride. When he came to me he was ridden jn a3 ring dutch gag, gracle noseband, standing and running martingale. I took the whole lot off and started from scratch. I normally hacked o In a snaffle but upgraded to...
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    Best supplement for arthritis

    Extremely interesting. Think I will give Equimins a go too.