Galloping along through January

   Seeing the sunshine in January certainly keeps us all in good spirits in the horsey world. I took this picture of our live out horses this week. I was struck by how contented they all were, as they basked in the winter sun. The fields have stayed remarkably green...

Spook Busting, Hacks and Competing

  How lucky are we that we have reached November and apart from the odd miserable day, things are looking good. Winter grazing is holding out and the fields look remarkably green here at Blackfaulds Farm Livery. What a difference it makes to the care of our horses and...

Summer Days

   What a busy summer it has been here at Blackfaulds Farm Livery. As restrictions have eased our clients have been chalking up a wide ranging list of activities to develop their horses skill levels. We had a games day challenge at the start of summer with sun fun...

Jan 2021

This image was taken recently when we went out for a hack around the dam. It was eerily quiet. We can ride from the livery and be there in twenty minutes and have a fantastic network of paths to enjoy. As we have slipped quietly into 2021 and left behind 2020 –...

Trotting on to Escape Lockdown Blues

  As winter has descended upon us and the night have drawn in, we all need something to escape from in these dark times. It has been impressive to see how people have adapted in the equine world. Who knew we would be  filming dressage tests for online...

Team Blackfaulds

Who knew we would be going through a pandemic which has impacted in all of us in so many ways? Even the horses have been affected as the advice from the beginning of lockdown was to err on the side of caution if deciding to ride. The debates on whether to ride on...