Paddys Day At Abbeyfield

It was Paddys Day, it was not p*ssing rain, I was off work. There was only one thing for it, road trip time. Given the proximity of Abbeyfield Farm to the yard it was the perfect place to go for some cross country schooling. I’d been at the yard before but only while hunting soContinue reading “Paddys Day At Abbeyfield”

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10 Horses We All Wanted To Own In The 80’s & 90’s

  Milton If you read Horse & Pony magazine as a child you could not avoid being under the spell of British show jumping legend Milton aka Everest Milton., Milton, owned by the Bradley family and competed by John Whitaker, wowed the crowds in a career that spanned twelve years. The grey horse that couldContinue reading “10 Horses We All Wanted To Own In The 80’s & 90’s”

That Awkward Moment When….

You realise you know what age all the horses are but had to think for a minute to remember what age your siblings are. You wonder what that smell in the supermarket is and then realise it’s you. Haylage and rain are not a good mix.

An Adverse Weather Cross Country Adventure At Grange Farm

  It was one in the afternoon on a weekend in January. After three hours standing I felt like I was on a boat. The wind rocked me from side to side and the rain battered my back. The water had begun to seep through the seams of my hard working coat and my waxContinue reading “An Adverse Weather Cross Country Adventure At Grange Farm”

Happy First Birthday!

Equestrian Reality is over a year old! It’s been one bloggers dream, 52 blog posts, almost 150,000 views and a lot of surprises along the way. Thank you to everyone who looked, liked, shared, laughed, encouraged and supported. Here is hoping for many more years to come! L “When you see someone putting on hisContinue reading “Happy First Birthday!”