My old Australian stocksaddle

I´ve got a new chair in the living room… It´s actually my old Australian stock saddle. Oh gosh how it brings out a lot of memories! I bought this “art piece” while I was studying in the north-west of Australia. It was allready 30 years old – at least. Today it´s probably around 50-60 years…

Eating Paella made by a Spanish horsewoman!

I’m really happy to have been visiting this lovely Spanish horsewoman that lives on a hill with all her animals.   The equestrian center lies on top of a hill with a 360 degree view of the mountains. Here lives the Spanish lady with her dogs, chickens, mini pigs and horses.   Rachel has reconstructed…

Reusing old furniture in a smart way

If you´re a horse owner, then you might have many expenses as well. You might not always be able to buy new furnitures for the house, but you will always be able to reuse old furniture. There are many ways to reuse furniture. You might redo the whole object into something new and different, or…

Visiting the furniture exhibition near Milan

Today I went to see the furniture exhibition called “Il salone del mobile” near Milan. It was a huge exhibition filled with all kind of furniture design and most of all; pure luxury! In this exhibition area you can see all the important brands within furniture design. One of them is Thonet, that builds furniture…

The Antique Shop in Turin

Every Thursday I go to an Antique shop in Turin. Not to buy or restore furniture, but to teach Norwegian to the owner. It´s quite seldom that an Italian person wants to learn Norwegian, but Angelo is actually soon moving to Oslo… In his shop there are many funny objects. I found these really old…

The elegant horse world of Hermès

On my way through Turin I´ve noticed a special shop several times. Just on the angle of Piazza San Carlo you find Hermès, a high class horse and fashion store. Since it really looks expencive, I normally walk past…  But this day I decided to go inside with the excuse of the horse blog! I…