Archive for May, 2020

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 8

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Well folks, can you believe it, that is May away! It has been another fabulously sunny week to exercise all our horses outdoors, with some getting to go for a refreshing canter across the field. Jiggling Johnny is slowly regaining his fitness levels however, it remains no surprise that after some brief canter work whilst […]

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 7

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

As Lockdown currently continues at Laurel View until the appropriate official bodies give us the all clear to restart safely, we decided to reimagine our annual charity dressage competition, deciding that this year we would run it virtually. We know how many of you are missing all your equine friends at the yard or have […]

Virtual Charity Dressage (24.5-*9.6)

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

    ***Entry deadline extension***    Because of the gross weather we have decided to give you all an extra 48 hours to complete and send in your entries Entries now close at 1pm on Tuesday 9th June     Click for all the necessary details in the link just below 🙂 Virtual Charity Dressage […]

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 6

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

Poo, poo, and more poo! This week as I stood in a field surrounded by, you guessed it, poo, I found myself weirdly excited by the idea of the new shiny fork I was holding in my hand! The consequence of having lots of horses in a field (that each poo an average of 8 […]

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 5

Sunday, May 10th, 2020

It appears my journey of self-discovery is set to continue as “normal” freedom is still some way off. And by journey of self-discovery, I mean, coming to terms with the fact I am an overly ambitious individual with an unfortunate trait of excessive procrastination. To help you understand what I mean, I initially had big […]

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 4

Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

It’s May! Is it just me, or does time still fly whilst simultaneously feeling as if it is moving at a snail’s pace? I suppose some sense of normality returned this week, in that if you skipped the regular news and just watched the weather forecast instead, we saw the return of Northern Irelands typical […]