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Rights restored around Eglwysilan common today

Tomorrow, pesky access-blockers may be back, but today belonged to the people who have rights on Mynydd Eglwysilan Common: commoners, byway drivers and trail, quad and pedal bikers, horse riders, walkers, roamers were all there to let the landowners know … Continue reading

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Autumn leaves and winter sun

I’ve been enjoying the shades of autumn and now startling spots of colour against the wintry sun, which rises and arcs low.  Where I and my horse live near the Garth in Rhondda Cynon Taf, this allows me to experience … Continue reading

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Bo on his horsey travels

My horse Bo and I have been having trips out, Bo finding a new best friend in Alfie, sharing haynets in the lorry. Bo and I haven’t done any dressage since last year, and he enjoys it.  We first went … Continue reading

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Horses and lambs

Lambs seem to be born later nowadays, and the first two arrived this week at the farm where my horse lives on the Garth mountain. The little brown and white one is less than a day old, with curly wool, … Continue reading

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A master class in dressage

Horsey people like me had a treat recently when Iona took home-bred Rott to an indoor school nearby to give a Master Class in Dressage.  The venue was Stocklands, and here they are going to meet his waiting fans. All … Continue reading

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Getting ready for autumn: a horsey post

The horses are enjoying this September sunshine and the tasty grass it brings.  Today, by nine o’clock, some of our happy herd were ready for the first sleep of the day.  Others were still topping up. My horse Bo was … Continue reading

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Art in the stables

Women’s Arts Association arranged a day out at South Wales Equestrian Centre through committee member Shirley Anne Owen, and, at the stables, David and Vicky gave us a great day.  We arrived with cameras and sketch pads in the morning. … Continue reading

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