– Never underestimate the terror a small pig who is innocently minding his own business can strike into a horse fifty times its size and on the other side of a fence# – Never try to catch a horse when you are in a hurry. They know, they always bloody know
Ah I love my dad. He is a legend with his own distinctive way with words. He has in the past coined phrases such as ‘eyes like two p*ss holes in the snow’ (used to describe a pale person with small dark eyes) and ‘ah jaysus the Longford black’ (used to describe someone who hasContinue reading “Grand Day for a Spot of Side Jockeying!”
So some of you may have noticed the new shiny red badge on my blog. Thanks to you lovely people I’ve managed to make it onto the long list for five (yep five!) categories between this blog and my not so equestrian alter ego (adventuresoflittlel). I have also been nominated in the ‘Blog Post ofContinue reading “Vote for Lorna – A Shameless Plee!”
I was asked earlier today by a rider if there were any exercises she could to prepare for riding in a side saddle lesson. Having only recently converted to the sideways side I thought it was only fair to share my experience and what I learned in those valuable first few weeks.
I went to the RDS Dublin Horse Show last week which can only mean one thing, well two things. 1. Cups of strawberries covered in chocolate (which ends up with me covered in chocolate) and 2. Shopping. Last week in an attempt to control myself I set myself a very specific short list ofContinue reading “Oops….I Did It Again”
It really only dawned on me the other day. I’d been told the horse had been shod and had just nodded my head in acknowledgemnt that it had to be paid for (for the sake of not giving the non-horsey readers a heart attack I won’t say how much horse shoes cost but lets justContinue reading “What Women Want – Treat Her Like a Horse!”