‘Belle’s Blog’ Posts

 

Belle on food, health and good behaviour

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I was upset to read in the news that tourists were feeding donkeys in the New Forest and then complaining because they were being bitten and kicked. If you go on holiday please enjoy the wild ponies but don’t feed them. Animals are bound to argue if one gets treats and others don’t. NF ponies […]

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Belle on summer shows

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The yard has had a busy few weeks. Half Term was manic and I had a holiday girl called Erin who loved me and looked after me well all week. One evening Dempsey borrowed me for a Dressage competition and we were 1st out of 16. I got a red and gold rosette and Dempsey […]

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Belle on big plans

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Well the last fortnight has been exciting! Firstly Emma Sheardown a famous para Dressage rider came to see us and talk to Pony Club about her horse and training and competitions. Four of the Highlands did a little musical ride for her (you can find it on youtube) but she chose ME to have her […]

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Belle on grooming

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I have a new best friend! Kirsten! My herd now consists of me, Kirsten, Dylan, Fiddich and Nevis. The boys were ok but it’s so nice to get some girlie chat again. Kirsten was hard to understand at first as she is from the Highlands, but we have loads in common. I was born and […]

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Belle on new jumps and new triumphs

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Well! What a weekend! On Saturday our new Polyjumps training grid set was delivered, Sue says I have to thank the Lincolnshire Community Foundation and Comic Relief. Here’s a link to Daisy and Robbie having a go at all 7 in a row – I hope when I’m a bit older I can find a […]

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Belle on competition, rivalry and new friends

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Well, what a fortnight! I’m so proud to be part of Willow Farm. Three Teams went to the Area 6 Pony Club Quiz Qualifier and came back with a 1st (and qualified for the National Championships) a 3rd and the prize for the youngest team! Then I had my Dressage Debut at Sheepgate. I loved […]

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Belle on the weather and waiting for Easter

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Well, I’ve not been here long, but the others voted ME to write the new weekly Willow Farm Blog. It will be a challenge, but here goes:- Sunday – It was a lovely sunny day today and I’m glad my clip hasn’t grown out. I had a nice cuddle and groom from Dempsey, but watching […]

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