Canada’s new playball

Hi again! Canada spends long hours inside his stall and turning in circles has become a well-established habit. On the other hand, for a long time now, stable toys have been on my equestrian shopping list. So, I asked Yannis to order

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Braiding and decorating the mane of a shire horse

Hi! I admire some people’s patience when it comes to heavy braiding! In some cultures there are events where heavy decoration is the norm. I watched this video of a lady braiding the mane of a shire horse for an

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What I would gift my horse for Christmas -if I had one

Here I am, break at work (well, I blog, work and study altogether -and it feels terrible only when I have to miss equestrian socials and lessons!). My supervisor has been playing Christmassy music to cheer us up, having showed

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Horseboxes that blow minds

I read today an article by Madeleine Pitt on Horse & Hound website, with the title “5 luxurious horseboxes ideal for long haul travel” and I was excited with the pictures I saw; looking like more luxurious caravans than simple

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How to bridle your horse

With short hands and little experience, I tend to struggle a bit with bridling. My issues are my dificulty in detangling the parts of the bridle, my uncertainty about what to do with it when I have it neatly in

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My new riding whip

To reward myself for going through successfully a quite harsh year, and to celebrate my first year as an equestrian, I ordered a great whip from Amazon. I had expected it for days and kept checking the mailboxes and the

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