Auberge Des Alouettes
Travel Blogs from Barbizon
The Fences auction was awesome!! Kate and I were treated to
some VIP attention thanks to Eric. There were 5 course meals and as much wine and
champagne as we could drink - safe to
say I went home jolly every night.There were so many nice horses and Kate was
ticking the pages of each horse she liked - there were a lot of ticks!! Top price was 62k
which was a 3 year old filly by Baloubet du Rouet out of a Clinton mare and the
top foal ...
So I’ve had my debut show in Europe. Just a small one at a
place called Liverdy two Fridays ago. I
had the ride on 2 horses; Tetiahora and Unieme. Tetiahora (the challenge) was
awesome at her first show, giving the 90cm and 1m courses plenty of air! Unieme
was also clear in her 1m and 1.10m (she has a few brothers and sisters jumping
1.50m which makes her very exciting!!)
I had my second show just this past Friday, riding 4 this
I arrived safely in France on 8th August then negotiated my path through the French train Network to get to the lovely little village of Barbizon - my highly anticipated new home for the next 3 months.... and it was straight into it, getting to ride 4 horses that very afternoon.I timed my sleep on the plane well and didn't suffer jet lag this time which was an added bonus!!
The stable where I am is "Les Ecuries du ...
... more warmth (we were in sweaters). Then dessert came- chocolate mouse made by Marie, and Anne's famous carrot cake. The French were a little hesitant to try the vegetable-sounding cake, but they loved it as much as the mouse. When we were all finished, we played Just Dance on the Wii until it was time to go. It was a great party and we had a lot of fun. I had to say goodbye to Sarah for a ...
Bonjour from Paris!!!! Whoever said, "when you're tired of London, you're tired of life," could have just as well have been talking about Paris. We've just had almost a week in Paris and we could have stayed much longer and not have run out of things to do. Love, love, love Parieeee. But first, I had better mention Belgium, because that is where we went first. What can I say about Brussels, Belgium? It's famous for great beer, waffles and chocolate, and its number ...
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