Category Archives: about us

Bucket List: Mule Edition

I don’t have a Mule Tale for you this week because I have managed to run out of ready-to-go Tales, and I’ve been a bit lax about gathering more. The funny thing I’ve noticed is that people very rarely ask … Continue reading

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Marty and the Golden Bubble

After Marty returned from Anna’s, it occurred to me that it wasn’t enough just to try and alter his way of thinking. I had, of course, studied Anna’s way of working, asked many annoying questions, and done my best to … Continue reading

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The Track, version 2.0

I thought I would write a little bit about our track at the moment. This is the second year that we’ve run one over winter, and I’m trying to learn from the mistakes we made last time! The idea behind keeping … Continue reading

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Introducing Xato, part 3

On our second day in Mallorca, we made another evening visit to Xato and Tally and this time I was dressed to ride. I took Xato out for a short walk in hand first, and was thrilled to see how … Continue reading

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Introducing Xato, part two

Ben and I spent three days in total in Mallorca, arriving midday on Saturday and leaving Monday evening. But we saw and did as much as possible during that time! Our first stop was to the RDA stables where Jeca (‘Hecca’), … Continue reading

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Introducing Xato, part one

Xato and I first crossed paths six months ago when my friend, Sarah Weston, sent me an old copy of the IH magazine. It contained an article about her friend Xanthe, the Mule Lady of Mallorca, and Sarah thought I would … Continue reading

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Marty and the Photoshoot

A few weeks ago, I saw an advert for a very reasonably priced photoshoot by local photographer, Krsphotography. Ben and I got engaged three years ago but we haven’t got around to planning a wedding yet let alone an engagement … Continue reading

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Marty and the final chapter

I want to preface this by explaining that this is a decision I have spent the past year deliberating on. It occurred to me, after making the announcement earlier this week on my personal Facebook page, that only a handful of … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: The Little Things

Sorry for being so quiet on here last week; I didn’t have a Mule Tale ready for my Friday post, and it’s been a whole fortnight since I last wrote an article on Marty (or a “Marticle”, as Ben calls it). … Continue reading

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Mule Tales: Marty

I don’t have a Mule Tale ready for you this week, but as it was Marty’s second Gotcha Day on the 13th and I failed to write our usual Sunday night article due to an attack of the glooms … … Continue reading

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