CARING FOR THE COMPETITION HORSES LEGS - NOVEMBER 2017
1st November 2017
There’s the age old saying ‘no foot no horse’ which is very true, I also think this is true for legs. If you really think about how fragile the horses legs are and the stresses we put them under its really quite scary, so its our job to do everything we can to help prevent injury, wear and tear on the limbs.
PREPARING FOR WINTER - OCTOBER 2017
1st October 2017
It’s getting to that time of year again! I don’t know about you guys but I’ve spent the past few weeks either freezing cold or boiling hot, I can’t seem to figure out what to wear, or get my layers right.
IS THE INDUSTRY GETTING TOUGHER, OR ARE GROOMS GETTING LAZIER? - SEPTEMBER 2017
1st September 2017
So often these days you hear of employers looking for grooms, and saying there are no ‘good grooms’ anymore, or that a ‘good groom’ is hard to find, or that grooms are getting lazier.
COPING WITH MUD AT SHOWS - AUGUST 2017
1st August 2017
Having just returned from a rather wet and muddy Hickstead this blog seemed very appropriate. Unfortunately not every show ground has endless concrete and hard standing. So how do you cope when its mud, mud and more mud?
WHY I LOVE BEING AN INTERNATIONAL GROOM - JULY 2017
1st July 2017
For me being an international groom is the best job, I get to travel all over England and Europe and get to see some beautiful destinations and countries, plus the weather tends to be better abroad and there are some lovely restaurants!