Natural horsemanship

  People performing Natural horsemanship with their horses receive friendship and trust. Some days ago I decided to visit a friend who keeps his horses in his own yard. Then I also got to know his horsemanship skills! It was amazing to see how well he communicated with his four legged friends. But it was…

Exploring my own town

If you live in a town for a long time, you’ll be suprised to see that there are always more to discover! Especially if you get visits of people that see your town for the first time. That just happened to me… A Norwegian lady came to visit me and we ended up talking to…

Adapting to a new country

It’s always hard to adapt to a new country. Maybe I’ve mentioned it before, but the horses have always been my best support. I became a horse addict as soon as I became a teenager. The horses helped me through the difficult years when you try to find yourself. I used to ride small horses, like Islandic horses…

Changing cars!

It’s so true! You can actually become really close to a car… I’ve spent months to decide if I should buy a new and bigger car or not! In the end I did the move. I decided to sell my little sweet four wheel drive Panda on Internet. After just one day it was sold!…

Biking among horses in the famous royal park “La mandria”

What a wonderful way to spend a warm and sunny Sunday after a whole week in the cold North… This is a quite unusual sight in Italy. Horses running free with their foals and friends! Normally you see them inside the stables or in small paddocks, one by one. It was such a nice ride (even…

Some horse breeds I met up north!

We’re again on the airport of Oslo, heading from north to south. While waiting for the plane, I’d like to tell you a bit about some typical nordic horses. The first one is “Nordlandshesten”. “Nordlandshest” (horse from the North lands) is an ancient Norwegian horse breed, and it’s also called Lyngshest. (After the small place…

My Italian eating habits

It’s always a bit difficult to adjust to another country, even if it used to be your hometown! There are two things that I found quite had to adjust to: the timing of the meals and the quiet solitude of the area. A very quiet island I’m now visiting my folks on a big island…