Oh Clodagh, what a terrible worry.
Just out of interest, had anything changed environmentally? Our neighbours have Peacocks and Guineafowl. Jack has decided (after a year) that the noise they sometimes make is terrifying and shakes uncontrollably when they start up.
My lawns are beautifully green, despite barely any rain for weeks. However the moisture content of the ground is practically zero. Our rivers are low as are reservoirs.
We too in Ceredigion have had excellent yields of hay etc. But if reservoirs are running low, with no sign of significant...
Any horse that hasn’t been ridden for a couple of months or more is ‘unfit’. That doesn’t mean they’re not healthy. More importantly the longer a horse has been out of work the longer the fitness process takes (just like us).
Obviously with a horse that’s 23 years old, and out of work for...
No hosepipe ban here in Wales (and luckily we have a stream that we use for the garden. )
But until the water companies actually fix the millions of tons of water leaking every year I’m afraid I’d be sticking two fingers up at them and using my water in any way I see fit.
What are the daily tasks that she has to do? Is she the sole employee for the horses?
So much of what can reasonably be achieved by one person is determined by how much they actually have to do in however many hours.
You can get vacuums that are operated by one person.