bit late but... mini meet


lifelong sufferer of restless brain syndrome
Oct 28, 2004
New Zealand
The ponies and I had a visit from Ale last week. The weather was a bit miserable but at least it wasn't pouring with rain like it had been the previous day. We took the dogs for a walk up on the heath and then went for a nice hack in the woods for about an hour and a half. I rode Mario, a soppy 4-year-old who thinks he's a Labrador, and Ale had Tobiana who is one of the polo ponies but hasn't yet joined the others on their winter break. It kindly didn't rain on us and the horses were on their best behaviour so it was nice and relaxing and we just wandered along having a natter. After the hack we walked down to the village for a pub lunch - I had a gourmet burger, Ale had fish and a free lesson in how to pour ketchup :p

Few pics (not great quality as I have a cheap phone that doesn't like dull weather!). The black guy is Barney, Mario's half-brother. He's off indefinitely with an injury and hasn't been handled much for about 2 months, so he's gone a bit feral and has days when I'm not even allowed to touch him, but clearly Ale came on one of his much more sociable days :rolleyes:

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Gracie's mum
Jul 31, 2005
How lovely. How far away from each other are you? Did Ale drive her new car???


Well-Known Member
Feb 8, 2012
Thank-you so much for the invite @joosie I had such a great time, if anyone ever gets an invite to meet up I strongly recommend they take it :D All the animals were lovely, such a nice ride round the stunning forest on the wonderful Tobi and just had a brilliant day, thanks again :)


Well-Known Member
Feb 8, 2012
How lovely. How far away from each other are you? Did Ale drive her new car???
Was only an hour and a half on the train, almost 3 hours home due to delays but still quicker than my driving at the moment!
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