Time to say goodbye!

I have taken the hard decision to stop blogging after July. My blog activity has been quite low lately, and I guess it´s better to start focusing on something else. I´ve been rather busy with other activities lately, like horse riding and guiding tourists to the restaurant. My horse trailer has been repaired and I…

A long ride to “La Madonna della Neve”

Since my son was still by the sea, I chose to enjoy my free time with a long ride to an amazing place: La madonna della neve! I started out from Mathi this time, to meet Andrea further down the track. First of all we took a long break in a small village called Rocca….

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…

The priest´s blessing

Once a year we usually bring the horses to the church to get the priest`s blessing. This is a typical Catholic tradition that goes back to the old times, when the humanity needed the horses for doing the agricultural work. The priest comes out of the church after the mass. He finds all the horses…

Swimming with Igor – the Haflinger – in the sea!

It’s been so long since last time I went swimming with a horse. It wasn’t in the sea, but in one of the many rivers in Australia. This time I was lucky enough to experience this magic activity together with my own family. Igor, the Haflinger, and Alessandro took us to the beach for a…

Finally in the box

I’ve been working so hard lately, but now the holiday might begin: Soraya has a second home and a new box! I need to explain the whole process to make you understand why I’m so happy today! It’s been weeks of work to be able to realize a brand new stable in our own garden….