Category: Musings

Why I will never buy another horse

Why I will never buy another horse

For my 11th birthday I was given a dog, I hadn’t asked for a dog, I had asked for a pony! A pony had been on every Birthday and Christmas list for as long as I could remember, so I wasn’t expected one and was 

The Wasted Horse

The Wasted Horse

How many times have we seen these adverts! ‘Horse wasted with current owner’ or ‘Horse needs to fill its potential’ or ‘Horse too good to be a field ornament’? Well here’s the thing, these horses have no agenda to be top competition horses, or to 

The Horse that breaks us and remakes us – or the art of Equine Kintsugi

The Horse that breaks us and remakes us – or the art of Equine Kintsugi

It is a well held belief that horses, if we are open to them, are our teachers. If we are lucky, we will encounter, one, two or even several in our lifetimes. But if we are particularly fortunate we will encounter a master, a guru, 

The Musings of an Alternative Equestrian

The Musings of an Alternative Equestrian

I have loved horses for as long as I can remember and after much pleading I was able to start riding lessons at the age of nine. From then on you could not drag me from the stables, every weekend and holiday was spent helping