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Walk a Mile in my (Horse) Shoes

Costa: The woman has undertaken a crazed new training regime where she appears, frothing at the mouth, four days a week to subject me to a rigorous workout before disappearing. Due to the frenzied speed in which she embarks on these endeavours, I haven’...

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Tis the season to be… off??

The off season. Well named really, since starting back feral event horses can involve quite a lot of impromptu offing. The close of the European season in October generally sees riders (try to) escape for a quick holiday, and horses are let down and reste...

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Updating your Human

  I have learned over time that the human is a simple creature, easy to anger and easy to please. They are largely predictable and can become habitual in their demeanour. For the enterprising equine, this can cause daily life to become somewhat humdr...

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A Bit of Something New

In conjunction with her lifetime goal of becoming the Anky von Gobshite of Irish Dressage, the woman has intensified her already over-zealous obsession with the types of machinery she inserts in my sensitive mouth. Of course, she’s not to know that it...

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Panto Horse or Real Horse?

Can you tell a pantomime horse from a real horse? Your hay from your neigh? Your hoof from your spoof? Take a couple of minutes and see if you can identify which cleverly disguised horses are real and which are fake… Source: Grand National 2016

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