©2018 by This Cob Can

March 11, 2019

4 days post operation, could I do this? 

I was holding my first ever horse show, a charity show with all proceeds going to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

I had done all the prep before surgery, all I had to do was turn up and take entries .....right?! 
I wish!  I could NOT...

March 5, 2019

There I was doing my "normal" Monday routine at home, I have been feeling much better and have had less pain throughout my knee.  So I thought I would take the dogs out - the first time alone in well over a year. They are small dogs who don't pull luckily! After messag...

December 31, 2018

Goodbye to the worst year of my life, except from my beautiful nephew arriving!

I have broken many, many bones, cried tears until I didn't think I had any water left in me.  Made myself physically sick with worry, and had bad news after bad news.

February 19th 2018 - a...

October 14, 2018

I can hardly believe I am writing this.  A mere 8 months ago, almost to the date, I was laid in a hospital bed....today...I competed my pony in our 2nd EVER Elementary Dressage test.

So I wanted to compete by the end of this year. ..but 3/4 weeks in I didn't think it wa...

October 9, 2018

Yesterday I had the most emotionally exhausting day, meeting one of the 2 paramedics from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, who saved my life.

2 hours we spent looking around the Helicopter, all the equipment they have to take, the preparation that goes into every job.


October 1, 2018

Harvey went to another pony party. This time he did 5 classes.

As soon as we got there we had someone trying to be helpful giving "tips" out . Then another woman screeching to keep away from her  4 year old it was its first time out....that's what green ribbons are for?...

September 25, 2018

Necessity or Fashion ? Generally,not always, but usually the latter.

Clipping. ….I hate it. I hate doing it. I hate the hair, the itchy eyes and nose, the tiny hairs you get stuck in your bra that feel like your boobs are being stabbed by tiny swords!

BUT the biggest bug...

September 23, 2018

Fab day at at Northern Racing college Thornberry Animal Sanctuary Equine Centre show.

Harvey was entered in the in hand coloured horse/pony class and the in hand cob/ cob type.

If we had got there early enough he could have entered more but never mind, it was his fi...

September 12, 2018


Canker...the equine version of Cancer.

The only way to describe this ****ing disease!!! And my poor lad is suffering with it.

On 4th June he came in from the field had his feet picked like normal, and this was noticed. A couple of weeks earlier he had the farrier a...

September 3, 2018

So I'm really struggling to Blog at the moment, she says sat here Blogging!!

I don't want to sound negative so I've tried to stay away from Harvey's page at the moment.

I had my 6 month post surgery check up last week. Doctor really pleased with how things have healed....

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