Week 8 is the schools’ skiing holiday in southern Finland. Quintana came to us during the skiing holiday week soon to be twelve years ago. She turns twenty in March. This thought has haunted me for quite a while already. Every time someone posts on Facebook that their dog, cat or horse has died tears … Continue reading Coping with my horse’s ageing
Are the Morgado Lusitano stallions marionettes?
Photos: Afonso Bordallo Rodrigues; Stallion: Quefito I gather an over-whelming amount of learnings every time I visit Morgado Lusitano. The way I am, I go home, and I just have to share what I've experienced, so whether my horsey friends want it or not, they get to listen to my account on my visit. When … Continue reading Are the Morgado Lusitano stallions marionettes?
Discovering Morgado Lusitano
Photo: Afonso Bordallo Rodrigues; Stallion: Quefito If I remember correctly, it was in 2010 that a stable mate was thinking out loud, that a Portuguese trainer, Rodrigo Matos, was coming to Finland and she’d love to go with the horse she was riding at our stable but she has neither a horse transport vehicle of … Continue reading Discovering Morgado Lusitano