Confessions of a sand princess

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My Favourite Horse Movies

My Favourite Horse Movies

Actually, I have three! Generally speaking, I’m not a huge fan of horsey films, I feel that they cater to an audience beyond those who have actually been involved with horses and, as such, they exaggerate or miss certain aspects. For example, my pet hate […]

What’s in my grooming box ~ part 1

What’s in my grooming box ~ part 1

I have soo much stuff, so much, but what equestrian doesn’t? So I’ll do a couple of posts to cover everything from my stable tack box items, my float kit, first aid kit etc. This is part one, covering what grooming and health pieces I […]

My Riding Ambitions

My Riding Ambitions

This is a tricky post; I feel a bit vulnerable about sharing these things because 1. It requires more talent than I could hope to possess and 2. I’ll feel a bit stupid when it doesn’t eventuate. But, as the saying goes, ‘shoot for the […]

Why I Love Warmbloods

Why I Love Warmbloods

It’s gotta be a good warmblood! We have paddocks full of them – we buy and breed warmbloods because dressage is my passion. Warmbloods are specifically bred for the job and biomechanically can do the movements better than most breeds (generally speaking of course). I […]

My First Pony

My First Pony

To kick things off, and to get me into the habit of blogging, I’ll be doing a post a day from a preconceived list. The first one is an introduction to the demon pony that was my first horsey love. I have loved horses for […]