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Arriving in China the Journey to Quarantine! ⛩♨️

So after a 17 hour flight and a double landing pit stop in Kazakhstan, we finally made it safely to China!! Things are a little different in China. So with a 3am landing, we were concerned that they would not unload the pony’s directly and we would not be allowed to stay with them. However, […]

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Training Our Ponies Part 2

Hi everyone thanks for reading it’s been super busy over the last week with all the preparations for our flight to China!! In my last blog we spoke about fitness, condition and handling. Today we will cover the second half of the training program all which you can use as you wish to help or […]

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Preparation for the Ponies Arrival

Part two Tack Cleaning and Tack Fit It is very important that I fit tack correctly for our ponies whilst we are still in Europe. China exports many things but equestrian equipment is hard to buy out there. So I have brought with me a selection of used bridles and saddles and some tack and […]

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Preperation for the Ponies Arriving!

Part one Grooming Well its been a very exciting start to the week here at Horse Services International. On behalf of Hayfield’s Equestrian I have been busy preparing equipment and shopping for the Ponies. The first thing I needed to assemble was a full grooming kit, so that I can keep the pony’s coats shiny […]

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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton For me that company has often been of the equine variety. I am a freelance rider-manager and equine consultant originally from N Ireland. I have a passion for all things horsey, especially whilst traveling the globe and absorbing […]

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