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Six Flying Ponies!

Having arrived at Frankfurt Lufthansa Cargo and completed the initial process, we were quickly able to unload the ponies and their kit bags. After having a few minutes to walk and stretch their legs we were assisted to load them onto the specially designed container that they would complete their entire flight on. The specially […]

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The first Leg of the Journey to China!

For those of you who have done a long driven journey with your horses you will know there is a lot to think about. Resting the horses over night stops, water, feed, hay electrolytes equipment. We have to consider so many elements to try to maintain a high level of welfare for travelling horses. These […]

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Training Our Ponies Part 1

Hi and thanks for reading, so since the last time I blogged, I have been busy continuing with the ponies training. I’ve been working on the following areas to improve their suitability their new jobs in China & also to help them cope with the long journey. Today we will look at the first three […]

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The Ponies Progress

So for the last week I have been working with the Ponies to improve their fitness and learn more about their strengths & weaknesses. I have been keeping their work varied using a rota system where they move between lunge work in a roller, loose schooling with and without tack & ridden work. I was […]

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Introducing the Ponies!!

So we have six ponies selected to go to China they are a range of sizes and ages and types. We have four gelding’s and two mares they have all been chosen because they have been ridden by children and some have been used in riding schools. It’s really important to me to try to […]

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The Ponies have Arrived!!

Final preparations have been completed and our special ponies have arrived to begin the biggest journey of their lives. Quarantine procedures to take horses and ponies to China is long and complex and it is best to consult with the professionals. If you are interested in purchasing or importing then please get in touch with […]

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A Journey to Shenzhen!

In life we can never know what might be just around the corner and so in my life I try to embrace opportunities and also to offer them to others when ever I can. In this way one of the most exciting adventures of my life is about to begin. Whilst working for a 5* […]

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