What a scorcher...

Today is by far the hottest since I've been out here. Whilst we have acclimatised pretty well, the very early afternoon sun is pretty...

I've never been the bravest...

I've never been the bravest jumper, I do prefer a good XC jump to an SJ one, but my god, the track built at the Equestrian Park is truly...

Scary Fillers

Everyone amateur showjumper I know groans when they see fillers in the arena at their local SJ competition. Well imagine having some of...

Dancing Ponies shall go to the ball

I think it's the 28th July... the days here all merge into one and are more so regarded as "competition" or "non-competition" days. Today...

Oh how we love a pumpkin

More dressage today and of course its CJD's test that everyone is keen to watch. But before that there is the normal horse monitoring...

Drum roll please ...... it's dressage day

Another 4am start as I am off to image the horses who are training this morning. The horses generally start training just before 6,...

Day 3 - Climate Control

Another bright morning at 5am with the city already very awake as am I. Jet lag seems to hit around 9am here, but I am pushing on...

ohayō おはよう

I've woken up somewhat refreshed I have to say and despite the 4.15am alarm call, I am somewhat ready to go. So its Day 1, uniform...

Red for danger....

Thermal Imaging, also known as TI, is something of a ( excuse the pun) hot topic right now and as trained and qualified CAT1 Equine...

Growing Community

Community isn't just about the people who live around you, its about people who share a common interest with you, who share the same...