In the UK, today is the day people put their betting caps on, wear their best frock, splash out cash on a swanky suit and head down to Aintree for the Grand National. It's a fabulous day. The sun is shining after a week of gloomy weather so everyone is jolly. Everyone bar the people … Continue reading Today Is The Day…
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've been in Australia now for just over 2 weeks and even in that short period of time I've learnt some interesting and slightly eye opening things about myself. Value. When you suffer from a mental illness it can be hard to realise your self worth. My depression led me to believe that I am … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt Since Moving To Australia
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