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  1. Hubby does work part time. I probably should have...

    Hubby does work part time. I probably should have mentioned that :) and he does do all of the above except teach. He does all the admin and accounting work for his MIL. It only takes him a few hours...
  2. I have no idea what to do with my life

    I've been working for my inlaws for the past 5 years. They contract to a national courier company and have 25-30 workers depending on the time of year. I started as a delivery driver and worked my...
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    My old stallion is Goldstien on the dam side by a...

    My old stallion is Goldstien on the dam side by a D line stallion.

    Even though I'm terribly biased, he really has produced the goods in the foal department. He competed to Inter 2 but retired due...
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    School horse would be out of the question. ...

    School horse would be out of the question.

    But

    What does he do on the ground? Is he one of those horses who would line you up in the stable every day without fail, or just the occasional being...
  5. I agree with the others unless your trainer is 6'...

    I agree with the others unless your trainer is 6' + she will be fine on your Morgan.

    Coming from a BO and I run a small lesson and training program. I have a lot of clients on my Facebook page...
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    For me as wanting to be a GP rider. A super...

    For me as wanting to be a GP rider.

    A super walk and a elastic canter. I don't care about the trot, that be improved on later. But in saying that I don't go for a massive trot. It has to be able...
  7. Mine was a bit of of a combination of things. ...

    Mine was a bit of of a combination of things.

    I competed up to 1* eventing and always thought it would be my passion. Then my horse I was riding at the time started having major soundness issues....
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    Life is so short

    And the poof it can be gone in an instant.

    I manage my inlaws courier company. We have a brother and sister work for us. The sister does Fulltime and the brother is a casual fill in. I got a...
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    Why does it take people so long to braid? I don't...

    Why does it take people so long to braid? I don't mean that in a rude way either. It takes me 20 mins MAX to do a full set or English plaits sewn in. But I do keep my horses manes pulled so when they...
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    I have some very terrible quality video :( it...

    I have some very terrible quality video :( it doesn't show much of anything except lots of me walking around on the first day and lots of the roof due to my husband thinking it was an awesome idea to...
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    Another super day! I was actually on time...

    Another super day!

    I was actually on time which was good. He was a bit all over the place and spooky in the warm up but settled in the ring. The grelim sitting in the chair wasn't there today but...
  12. Ok I have a confession too. I LOVED LOTR and...

    Ok I have a confession too.

    I LOVED LOTR and The Hobbit...and The Silmarallion...and The Unfinished Tales and just about every other piece of Tolkein written work out there.

    Does this make me...
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    I think my hubby got some video but I'm not sure...

    I think my hubby got some video but I'm not sure how good its going to be. He nodded off during my lesson :wink grin: poor guy, it wasn't very pleasant being in the car with me while trying to...
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    Anne Gribbons clinic

    Today I had my first of 2 lessons with Anne Gribbons. I am very, very lucky that a friend offered the lessons to me when she couldn't make it.

    I was running VERY late and a wrong turn by my hubby...
  15. I agree about The Golden Compass. I slogged my...

    I agree about The Golden Compass. I slogged my way through it and just couldn't deal with reading the rest of the books.

    I HATE Jilly Cooper, holy crap I just can't deal with her writing. It...
  16. Mine likes to pull his shoes off and greet me...

    Mine likes to pull his shoes off and greet me with them in his mouth.

    Sigh.

    And he lives outside 24/7. It still doesn't stop him destroying everything in sight though.
  17. Staccato was one of the highest ranked eventing...

    Staccato was one of the highest ranked eventing stallions for a long time. Prue and Craig Barret still stand him I think.

    Biathlon was another one.
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    This a million times over! Benedict Cumberbatch...

    This a million times over! Benedict Cumberbatch does it for me on so many levels. That voice.....phwoar.

    And Tom Hiddleston, not only good looking but also an awesome actor.

    And how could I...
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    If it helps Wilky Park Warmbloods has a Sandreo...

    If it helps Wilky Park Warmbloods has a Sandreo stallion. He hasn't done much but he's a very nice boy! Might be worth getting in touch with them about him. They're in NSW somewhere I think.
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    Well we went and saw the saddle fitter and first...

    Well we went and saw the saddle fitter and first saddle was a hit.

    So he now has a demo model Jeffries close contact saddle that he's taking for a spin cross country schooling today.
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    Me too! I don't feel so weird now :D I love...

    Me too! I don't feel so weird now :D

    I love gross, squishy and foul things. Even better when they go pop! My vet can keep me entertained for hours with photos. She even gave me a tooth as a "gift"...
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    I'm in Australia so a bit hard to get a saddle...

    I'm in Australia so a bit hard to get a saddle fitted with you guys :)

    It was more of a general what is everyone using as jumping saddle these days question. I'm not really looking at a specifics...
  23. I'm like most people but I have 3 saddles because...

    I'm like most people but I have 3 saddles because I ride quite a few different horses. An Innova which is more like an Aussie stock saddle which I use on the green beans or anything that can be...
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    Jumping Saddles

    My hubby has a new mare that he's started eventing with after having to retire his other 2 and just not finding the right horse. He had a very old Wintec sport that I bought 2nd hand nearly 15 years...
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    Thankfully (or not) we have a rather large...

    Thankfully (or not) we have a rather large account with our vet and there have been circumstances where an emergency has happened our boarders can put it on our bill and pay it off. It's been done a...
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