Hiwinui Country Estate
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... sometimes a bit too fast. I have to train this specifically! Today we jumped our first two jumps. They were really good! But because he is not trained we only could do two jumps.
But I am looking forward for improving our training and fitness during the following ...
... hour in the arena, one of the instructors asked me to take Mindy´s horse Elmo. I was puzzled about the change because everything was good with Mindy, maybe it was because of Sam. Anyhow riding on Mindy was not bad but on Elmo it was much better!
So yes I think I will keep Elmo for riding ...
... I just used one of them and got a bit bored.
And the rest of the time I chilled in the spa pool.
At the evening we had the first time to go
to the chapel. It was again boring and took about one hour.
Before we went to bed we watched the movie ...
... deer run away as soon as they see you. This has meant that we have got to see the deer and fawns up close. Our first tour of the farm was a guided tour in Huw's truck, with Sophie calling shot gun for the front not realising this means gate duties in farm life!
We had a go at riding a motorbike on the farm as well. Emma rode into a neighbours fence right in front of the neighbour and Sophie wasn't strong enough to even pull down the clutch. Both of ...
Nia bounced out of bed with great excitement as we're shadowing John the farmer all day today. After a early & hearty breakfast John showed Chris how to drive a quad bike. Nia went on John's bike & Helen on Chris's bike. Within the first 5 minutes Chris managed to throw Helen off but no harm done (no worse than falling off a horse) - fortunately not into a water filled ditch! We spent the day moving 600 heifers from various fields to fresh ...