Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Battle of Broken Knee – Part 1

Well I really asked for it, didn’t I, entitling my last post “Why Bareback? Why Not”?! Two weeks ago I just about had enough time at the end of a sunny day to take Pom down to the school for … Continue reading

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Life Interrupted – or why the silence…….

Many apologies to anyone looking in for a new post recently – especially to Michelle, who has been a fascinating correspondent and whose blog is thehorsemaster.wordpress.com.  I broke my leg on 11th March and have been in hospital most of … Continue reading

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Why bareback? Why Not!

Today we had a visit from Julien, the horse dentist.  When he gets the electric drill out and you see the horses’ teeth smoking, I can’t believe how brave they are.  Aly has to have the manual rasp, as he … Continue reading

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Horse or Garden?

It’s so easy to be over-optimistic isn’t it?  In our corner of South West France, spring is always stop/go.  The first little bulbs show their pretty faces and you start thinking better weather is just around the corner…….. So when … Continue reading

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Labour of Love

  When I wake up to the news of the world around me, watch the dreadful catastrophes dropping down on people everywhere, I know I have no right to complain about a thing.   But, some days, if you’re weary and spirits are … Continue reading

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