We catch up with ambassador Maisie Randle as she prepares to compete at The Pony Club Dengie Winter Championships at Addington.
We’ve all known horses long enough to know that it doesn’t always go according to plan. So when it does, enjoy it! We’ve had something of a fantastic week with our varied team!
After a long winter of training, building up fitness and actually enjoying the freakish weather we are finally back out eventing and it’s blinking brilliant!
Well the eventing season has begun! My first event with Googie is on the 23rd March at Tyrella, which will be my first experience of an Irish National event - wish us luck!
I took Harry out to Port Royal Equestrian to see how he coped with the whole competition scene and he didn’t disappoint!
Breeders have heard that alfalfa is particularly beneficial for breeding and youngstock, but why does alfalfa deserve this reputation? The Dengie nutrition team explain in more detail the beneficial nutrients supplied by alfalfa.
The Dengie nutrition team advised Sarah Oppenheimer at Headmore Stud on the best diet to support growth for Headmore Valentina.
I am learning everyday to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be inspire me and not terrify me. So I’m going to stop being scared that I might not be a good enough rider and focus on making sure I become a good enough rider.
With temperatures forecast to be below zero and snow fall for areas of the country, ensuring your horse or pony is kept warm and going about your normal routine can be a challenge.
So, seeing as Maisies ponies have had a quiet month or so over Xmas and into the new year, I thought I (Maisie’s Mum) would have a go at this blogging thing!
The last few weeks of 2018 were lovely and calm for us, as we enjoyed the festive season. We have been spending much of the last few months training, and had a fantastic lesson on lateral work, which gave us a great confidence boost.
Providing fibre in a form that horses and ponies can manage to chew it ensures that they are still receiving all the vital nutrients to keep them healthy. Pelleted fibres that are fed soaked are particularly beneficial for veteran horses, aiding hydration in the performance horse and during winter months.