Real Life Drama: I bought a pony – and got one free!
I’d been looking for a while to buy a good quality Traditional Gypsy Cob to show – and came across a breeder on the Internet. The horses on their website were all so beautiful, well bred and really true to type – just how a Traditional Cob should be. On their stallions page I had never seen so many fantastic stallions owned by one stud before. Heaven!
Real Life Drama: My pony’s stable is haunted!
The DIY stables where I keep my pony, George, were built in Victorian times. It’s an old coach house, built in a square, and George has one of the lovely old cage boxes where the carriage horses lived.
Real Life Drama: I help out at a horse charity!
My best friend Charlotte and I have loved horses ever since we were both little. They are our life, and a passion we share. At the start of last year’s summer holidays we decided we wanted to spend as much time as we could with horses – and what better way to do that than to help horses which have had a hard life?
Real Life Drama: Barred from my riding school for something I didn’t do!
I had been riding at High Farm Riding School for ages before I was allowed to help with the ponies. The new helpers were all overseen by the older helpers, to make sure we knew what to do.
Real Life Drama: How I conquered my fear of jumping
Tabitha longed to overcome her fear of cross-country jumping – and Kevin was just the pony to help her!