26 November 2014

Trees

What is a group of trees called? 
A Wood of Trees? A Gather of trees? I've no idea - maybe a Leaf of Trees?







25 November 2014

On A Cold And Frosty Morning

24th November 2014

Morning task -  let the ducks and the goose out.... brrrr cold!














Early Morning Walk

well, actually it was about 9 a.m....

Up through the fields....



















And down the lane...






Another horse update

20th November

Our Exmoor Foal! (no idea why we want TWO Exmoors - one is bad enough! LOL :-)

Farleywater Siren, is a filly about six months old and has come straight off  Exmoor - we've had her two weeks now, and she is an absolute sweetheart.
(No we didn't take her from the moors! The owners - Exmoor Farmers - round up all the wild ponies once a year to check them over, and find homes for the colts and a few fillies, this is because the Moor cannot sustain too many ponies.) 

The Exmoor Pony is classed as a rare breed and is in danger of extinction - hence some of us are keen to preserve the breed. There are several strictly monitored herds on Exmoor. Both our ponies are from the Farleywater Herd - which isn't far from Doone Valley.









and so he doesn't feel left out - Mr Mischief, our 12 year old Exmoor.

Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth!
Kathy riding side saddle at the National Show, Buckinghamshire 2014