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Friday night with the pony πŸ’™

Brought a very sleepy and subdued Charmer in tonight to spend a few hours the cool of the stable, mixing up his current grass-heavy diet with a little hay, and most importantly catching up on his rest.  In these long and lovely days of summer, there’s so much sunshine to be soaked up and grazing… Continue reading Friday night with the pony πŸ’™

At the stables

Summer nights with the pony β˜€οΈ

We are well and truly back on the summertime schedules and routines at the farm, and, as every year, it’s amazing to settle into. I absolutely love coming up to the farm and seeing, instead of four fluffy feet queued up eagerly at the field gate; the boy, looking bright bay in his light summer… Continue reading Summer nights with the pony β˜€οΈ

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Happy 21st birthday to the pony… πŸ˜πŸŽ‚πŸ΄πŸŽˆ

Hard to believe as it is, my little pony turned 21 today, and has been having a lovely day so far in celebration… Tried my hand at a horse-friendly “cake” with honey and oats which came out quite a sticky mixture, but was a definite hit, in the small doses I allowed all the extra… Continue reading Happy 21st birthday to the pony… πŸ˜πŸŽ‚πŸ΄πŸŽˆ

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Weekend with the boys, big and small πŸ’™

On the cusp of another working week, and the weekend has passed in a blur so quickly as usual. Beginning on Friday with an easy night in the barn with Charmer, brushing out (yet more!) winter coat, taking an amble down the track and reading an old favourite pony book in his company; it was… Continue reading Weekend with the boys, big and small πŸ’™