Yearling prep has now started! At the yard where I am working there is roughly 150 yearlings and we have about 40 to get ready for the Magic Millions sales in January at the Gold Coast. The work load is alright at the moment, it's similar to the work load of what I was doing … Continue reading Stud Work – Yearling Prep
Dogwatch is something the staff members have to do once or twice a month but it’s probably no where near what you think it is. Dogwatch is where you watch the pregnant mares who are due to pop anytime soon for a few hours in the evening after a days work. I personally quite like … Continue reading Stud Work – Dogwatch
Well I've had a roller coaster week or so! The weekend of the 22nd i managed to have a Skype video call with my best friend L back home and it made my weekend. It was so good to see him and speak to him at the same time. We spoke as though we were … Continue reading What A Week!
I’ve only just had the opportunity to upload this as I have just got new wifi in my accommodation at work! So I ended up buying a laptop and then we ran out of wifi so still haven’t been able to upload anything but hopefully this new wifi will be better! So the place where … Continue reading Stud Work – Open Days!
I started writing this when I had finished day 3 but I've been so busy I haven't had time to post it till now (day 6). So I apologise for being a bit quiet! Life here is quite different to life back home! I've never worked on a yard like this before but I think … Continue reading Stud Work – Day 6
Yesterday was a tough day. It was my last day with Bubbles before I leave for Australia. I decided to finish the loan early then in my last week or so I could spend time with friends and family. Going for a sunrise hack has always been on my bucket list. Just imaging sitting on … Continue reading Farewell My Friend
The other day me and Bubbles did some bare back schooling for the first time and I cannot express how proud I was of him. He went beautifully and listened to every signal I gave him. We even had our first canter bare back and it was actually a lot easier to sit to. I've … Continue reading Just Another Day With Bubbles