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  1. Can't believe how long its been since last post.

    We held our Open Day and of course it had to be the worst weather ever seen, thanks to all of you who braved the day, we had a great time and a laugh so who cares about the weather.

    How exciting has the Olympics been, lovely to wake each morning to happy news and Headlines, it must make everyone feel better. Our equestrian teams certainly excelled its a shame they don't get the same attention as some of the other sportsmen and women. Now we are back to doom and gloom everywhere, lets hope the Paralympics are as good, will certainly make us realise we shouldn't moan about things when seeing how the competitiors all cope with their disabilities.

    Since the last post we've had 2 more foals, Marvel was born on 16th July, a lovely colt out of Poppy at TB x mare, and then the gorgeous Jessie had the most stunning colt Meeko, he was sold as soon as he hit the ground. Katie who has a retirement livery here has bought him, and he will be staying here so going to be lovely watching him grow up. Still have Midnight hanging on in, she is huge, can't be much longer I hope. We have 6 foals still to sell, Marvel, Matilda, Minnie, Milo, Marley and Martha. Have had a few enquiries so see what happens, don't really want to be left with too many to get through winter, we are trying to cut back on mares anyway and just have the Tb x types, so do have some broodmares to sell if anyone looking for any. :)

    All the puppies have gone to new homes now, hopefully all settled in and behaving themselves.

    There seems to be a lot of hay about and at far more sensible prices than the last few years thank goodness, so should keep feed costs down a bit this winter.

    On a personal front my eldest Son got married last Saturday, so I did a lot of proud Mummy crying, and actually got to dress up for change. Was a wonderful day seeing all our Children and Grandchildren dressed to the nines as Pageboys and Bridesmaid. Made a change from being on farm all day!!

    So here we are heading into Autumn, lets hope we get an Indian summer as certainly need some good weather to end the year.

    So if any of you looking to buy a nice coloured baby come and see us. Some of last years have been doing very well in the Showring in last few weeks, so lovely to see, makes us very proud and makes it all worthwhile....

  2. Hi everyone, though I had better update blog before Open Day this Saturday 14th July.

    We have had a busy time what with 2 litters of puppies and 6 foals being born. What is this weather all about though, we are lucky compared to others up country but it will be having a terrible impact on businesses everywhere. So many County Shows being cancelled that qualifying for some equine classes been very difficult as well.

    Here we have managed to make some haylage and silage, lots of grass cut around that has now been drenched. Although the word about is that plenty of hay has been made so lets hope that prices will be kept at a sensible level.

    Finally we had more foals, 30th June when I checked in the morning Mia had given birth to a very pretty filly who we have called Minnie, I then went off to help my Daughter at a music festival in Tenterden to receive a text saying that the gorgeous Fragrant Cloud had also foaled, and what a stunning baby she had. So the name was decided, it had to be Mickey and Minnie. On the 3rd July Black Magic had a filly, very beautifully marked who we have called Matilda, 5th July Copper had another filly, again very long legged like Liberty last year we have called her Moonbeam. 7th July Thistle had a big boned colt who we have called Marley, 10th July Nettle had a colt who is very similar to her foal Lola from last year, we have called him Milo. My mornings have been very exciting finding these babies nearly every other day. Still have 3 who are definitely in foal and another 2 we're not sure about.


    We are very much looking forward to the Open day on Saturday, everything crossed hoping that the weather is kind to us. For the wedding side of things we will be having Event Covered here showing their Capri Tents, Home Gurr'own our Caterer, Idyllic Days Florist and Kerry Ann Duffy Photographer. Have also just confirmed that Boulderwall Tack will be bringing their mobile tack shop along for you all to browse and hopefully find some bits to buy. I hope lots of you can make it and come and have a relaxed few hours, bring a picnic, enjoy the surroundings and see all our horses. We will be providing tea, coffe and soft drinks. See you then.


    Heather xxx