Tag Archives: horses

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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An Elementary test: a horsey post

My horse Bo and I have stepped up another level in our dressage: we had a go at an Elementary test for the first time.  Admittedly, it was a nice test, and a small class … of two … and … Continue reading

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Eclipse under a blue sky

Wales was beautifully sunny today, bright and ready for the partial eclipse.  Being a squirrel, I had a pair of cardboard eclipse dark shades from 1999 – found them on a  windowsill, proving myself brighter than Squirrel Nutkin at finding … Continue reading

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Rolling in mud

Muddy after the rain, fields take a churning from horses’ feet.  Bo and his friends stepped beyond the mud-covered hard area by the gate when turned out for a couple of hours and each rolled and rolled. Bo was last … Continue reading

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Naughty ruination of a verge

Why do we have verges?  They are popular with road users for their wild flowers and hedgerow habitats, but their function is also to allow people on foot or riding a horse to avoid unrepaired roads or to get out … Continue reading

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Horsey day out at Stocklands

Bright blue skies and fluffy clouds were perfect for a day of BD affiliated dressage down the road at Stocklands.  It was my first test on Di’s beautiful Megan, and I did two tests on my own horse Bo Sourire. … Continue reading

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Rolling in mud

Meg and Bo get down to serious rolling as soon as they go out.  Meg coats herself in mud first as Bo waits and checks for approval. Bo prepares his roll while Meg attends to her feathers.  Happy horses.

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