Animals, Horses

Hercules

My favourite chestnut horse

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Animals, Equestrian, Horses

In Memory of Havannah

Havannah's death came suddenly. No one was expecting it. She was fine one day, sick the next then she died. I had the opportunity to ride her once before she passed. She was a beautiful black warmblood with white socks and a white stripe on her face. She was a headstrong horse definitely an alpha… Continue reading In Memory of Havannah

Animals, Nature, Wildlife

Weekend Wildlife Activities

This weekend was a packed one for the El Socorro Centre for Wildlife Conservation. On Friday and Sunday we attended the T&T Bioblitz where over the weekend biological surveying was done in an attempt to record all the living species within the area. The final count was 730 species. For this display we had some of… Continue reading Weekend Wildlife Activities

Animals, Equestrian, Horses

Back in the Saddle

As many of you know my riding takes place at the Police Mounted Branch. This means that when there are national events that the horses need to attend my riding has to go on break. We celebrated Independence on the 31st of August so there was no riding for about 6 weeks (which felt like forever).… Continue reading Back in the Saddle

Environment, Hobbies, Nature, Wildlife

Take a Hike, Enjoy Nature

Sometimes it's nice to get away and take a hike through the forest. You get to witness nature at its best on these trails. If you're lucky you might even see some wildlife peeking out from behind a tree. And the great thing about it is that the trails usually lead to a nice beach,… Continue reading Take a Hike, Enjoy Nature

Animals, Equestrian, Hobbies, Horses

Riding Diary 29/01/2016

Got to class early, went to saddle Harmony and got a surprise It Is Alleged (yes that's his name) was out of his stall eating grass like nobody's business. We warmed up the horses by walking to let them stretch out then started to trot. At the trot something felt odd and my instructor noticed… Continue reading Riding Diary 29/01/2016