The weather in the UK the last few weeks seems to have been pretty standard; from one end of the country to the other we’ve all been lost in the clouds of fog and gloomy drizzle! Now it’s not the fog that has annoyed me this week, but how the general public has dealt with […]Read More Let’s talk about Pea Soup!
So the last few months have been a struggle with my ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) in a huge flair up seemingly since I had Covid-19 back in March. It’s a condition which means I never know quite how able I’ll be from day to day; one day I could manage a relatively active day but this […]Read More ** Don’t let walking into the unknown prevent you from talking the journey **
I often talk about the Endurance Family; how welcoming, accommodating & generally ace they are … but did you know that they are also volunteers who give freely of their time to enable our sport to run? Every single Endurance GB ride is planned, organised & ran by a team of volunteers who give freely […]Read More Volunteering, what’s that all about?
What’s so wrong with water anyway? With temperature set to sore across the UK this week horse owners up and down the country have been worrying about the best way to keep their horses hydrated. But have you ever stopped to wonder about wether you should be keeping yourself hydrated too? When we are hot […]Read More Help! We’re in Hot Water!
🦠 Going Covid Crazy! 🦠
Find out how I made the link between lockdown and my horses mental health … and how I fixed the unwanted behaviours.
EGB Shipley Park Ride Report Last weekend saw the day we’d been waiting for since the New Year, the first Endurance GB ride! We’ve had so many cancelled up and down the country because of the torrential rain and at times hurricane strength winds that the season has been a long time coming for riders […]Read More When is a failure not a failure?
Last weekend saw me & Geordie head north to Yorkshire, for our very first ride together out of our local area. The North & East Yorkshire Group of EGB has some wonderful rides, none other than the renowned War of The Roses ride that takes place close to the town of Harrogate each year. It […]Read More EGB War Of The Roses Ride Write Up
Finally got round to uploading the video I took on our new hat cam at EGB Wellow last weekend. I’ve been a bit behind the times in terms of getting a hat cam it would seem, though not through want! The market seems to be flooded with everything from a £6.99 basic model right up […]Read More EGB Wellow Vlog
With temperatures expected to sore into the high 30•c’s today, how can we ensure that our horses and ponies stay cool? There are some simple ways that you can try out today without any fancy equipment, so here’s our top 5! 1. Make use of natural shade During the hottest parts of the day horses […]Read More How to keep your horses cool as a cucumber 😎
We’ve had such a busy fortnight that I’ve fallen behind on updating the blog! We’ve had the saddle fitter (see our blog post here https://gallopingdinnerplates.wordpress.com/2019/07/23/ride-tall-in-your-saddle/ for just WHY you should be looking up your Saddlers qualifications!), a local horsemanship trainer to address some teething problems with loading Geordie and been out to our second Endurance […]Read More Endurance GB Flash Lane & Chatsworth Ride Write Up