We had so much interest and suggestions from you guys with places to visit with our horses, we decided to compile a list of our Top 6 locations. Hopefully we can plan a visit to each place over the next few months, to give them all a try for ourselves, see what the hype is… Continue reading 6 Top Horse Adventure Destinations
You might have noticed a lot of spam recently when myself & Orla planned a spontaneous trip to the wonderful Hollywood Horse & Pony Trekking Center. There is no better way to change the scenery for the horses with a nice relaxing trail ride through the Wicklow mountains & of course the unforgettable river! Our… Continue reading Hollywood Horse Trekking Adventure
Continuing on trend with our "Winter" theme this week, I have pulled together a list of some equine essentials or should I say some go to items/products everyone needs when it comes to the dreaded change in weather. For all you storage enthusiasts, keep reading to see one of my best storage finds ever, I… Continue reading 7 Winter Essentials
Let’s be honest, horse riding is a fair weather sport. We tend to live for dry days and daylight, unless you’re one of the lucky ones who have the use of an indoor arena. As we slowly move from long evenings after work spent at the yard, into the dreaded darkness and chilly air, we find the love for our sport starts to wane. Once those clocks go back our joyful summer days are over and we are left in a world of darkness. Oh winter, how I loathe thee.
A few weeks ago we received an email from Botanica asking if we would like to receive some products to review. Not thinking twice we said absolutely yes! Botanica is a well known brand in the equestrian industry. We dare anyone to walk into a yard and not find at least one Botanica product lying around somewhere. We were delighted to be given the opportunity to try out some of their products that we hadn’t tried before.
In this third installment of our Grill the Equestrian series, we're delighted to introduce Ruth Boland, Veterinary physiotherapist. We both have the pleasure of calling Ruth our go-to physio for our horses. She is a lady in high demand which speaks volumes to her talent. She has helped us immensely with keeping both Coco and Dante in tip top shape, so we just couldn't resist grilling her for more information on the work she does.
When you own a young horse all of the focus tends to be on them, making sure they’re getting the right training and making sure, as the rider, you don’t die. For a solid two years all of my riding time has been spent getting Coco to exactly where she is now. From a green youngster to a (slightly) more matured horse who can be expected to behave herself. So what happens now?