Trot On Blogs

Humans have this particular habit of never paying full attention. Their minds wander off on to all manner of things – what to have for tea, whether to call that hot date they met last week, what to get their friend for Christmas, what they want for Christmas, whether they can ask for a pay rise/day off/flexi-time. It goes on…
“I would do it all again if I could.”  Nick Skelton After a stellar career spanning more than four decades, British Show Jumping legend Nick Skelton and his horse Big Star bade a public farewell on the last day of England’s Royal Windsor Horse Show this past weekend, retiring from a sport in which the 59-year-old has won most of…

Trust Is All You Need

Written by Monday, 15 May 2017 10:42
Badminton horse trials this year was incredibly exciting to follow, with a truly challenging cross country course which made me sweat just watching at home on my sofa! Flying around our mini (by comparison) 90cm course at Eland Lodge on Sunday I was reminded as to why I am so passionate about our sport. Success at any level in eventing…

Spooky horses – no problem! | Road Safety

Written by Thursday, 11 May 2017 09:50
What a gentleman! Realising the horses may be spooked by his trailbike, this motorbike-rider thoughtfully turned off the engine and inqured as how best to pass... he had polos in his pocket too. RESULT! The bike rider is James Higgs and his video has gone viral with over 1,0000 views on social media. He keeps his bikes on a livery yard…

Real Life Unicorns

Written by Wednesday, 10 May 2017 11:56
Grey horses must be magical as they somehow always weasel their way into your heart, even when you are insistent that you want an easy-to-keep-clean bay horse. From my study of grey horse owners it seems to be that once you go grey you never go back, and so in order to survive a lifetime of grey horses it becomes…
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