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Every action has a reaction - More straight talking from Phoebe Buckley.  Hey guys, so I’m back…. You know the drill… Time to go make a cup of tea and get comfy, this blog is a long one!!! Also might be worth putting a seat belt on, as this could well be an explosive and uncomfortable read… For some... So, as…

Are we Paying Too Much for Equestrian Brands?

Written by Monday, 05 February 2018 11:14
A couple of years ago I bought myself a Superdry jacket for a spring holiday in Exmoor. It then became the jacket I changed into when I threw off the jacket I'd been wearing on the yard to avoid driving people away with my horsy pong when I went shopping! However, the following year it ended up being the jacket…

To Clip or Not to Clip - that is the question!

Written by Monday, 29 January 2018 11:59
Let's face it, to the human eye, horses look much smarter clipped but do you think horses stand around at a competition or hunt meet going 'OMG, don't look now darling, but Archie hasn't been clipped this winter and looks a real fright, no, don't let him see you looking, we don't want to embarrass him!' I'd always clipped my…

How to Spot the Car of a Horse Rider!

Written by Wednesday, 24 January 2018 12:21
Let’s be honest, most horsey people don’t spend lots of time cleaning and preening their cars and their most important function is getting us to and from the yard whatever the weather, and as a result are often subject to being forced through mud and pond-sized puddles. In the countryside, these dirt-caked cars are the norm, but prepare to stand…

"Ohh, Mother"

Written by Monday, 22 January 2018 12:42
There are plenty of things that we say and do which I’m sure our horses think are totally ridiculous. I sometimes imagine I can hear Archie sighing “Ohh Mother” in a similar tone to how a bored teenager would express their exasperation to an embarrassing parent. For example… • We insist on an excessive amount kisses and hugs. A hello one, a…
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