After the rain…

After three days of puring rain it was time to go for a walk. It normally never rains this much during wintertime, but lately the weather seems to behave a bit crazy. There are actually two rivers crossing underneath the famous Devil’s Bridge. I love watching the water flowing down the river while walking my…

How to clean your saddle gear

  The most boring part of horse riding might be the maintenance part… This involves cleaning your horse, the stable, the box and not to forget your saddle gear. We often clean our horses until they shine as a Barbie doll horses. But that doesn´t help if we throw a filthy-looking saddle on top of…

A trip to Santa’s Christmas dream

  Just like last year we decided to visit the workshop of Santa Claus. This year they’ve moved the whole village from Turin to Venaria. The surroundings are more magic this year, since it’s placed in the garden of the castle. But the atmosphere seemed to be different. It was much more focus on how…

How to go trekking on horseback

There are many preparations to be done until you might call yourself a trekker. That’s why I will try to share some tips with you! I’ve been riding in the nature since I was born. But that doesn’t mean that I’ve learned it all yet! I actually keep learning new things after every trail ride…

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…

The magic way to eat in Italy

After a week with rain pooring down, I feel like writing about food and how we eat in Italy. No reason to write about horse riding at the moment – I´ve been quite lazy lately! Also because Soray has got a strange problem with her back leg at the moment. I´m not sure wether she´s…

La fiera di cavalli (Verona horse show)

Tomorrow is the big day! Our annual bus trip to La fiera di Cavalli in Verona is coming up. This blog is still so young that I´ve never taken my readers with me yet… I´ll tell you the story about my first meeting with the biggest horse show of Europe. The show started allready in…

Resolving problems by understanding your horse

Would you like to resolve any problem you might have regarding your horse’s attitude? First of all you need to understand your horse’s mind! A lot of people try to resolve problems or change the way they train only by trying out new equipment. How often haven’t you seen horses wearing strong bits to prevent…

The difference between Western and English riding style

Are you one of them who know to ride in both ways, or did you simply believe that there is no difference at all? I want to explain you the differences and advantages under, to give you an idea about where to start. My background I actually started to ride in a huge western saddle……

A typical Aperitivo in Turin

Sometimes I go to town to meet my friends over a typical aperitivo. It works like this: You pay only the drink and eat straight from the buffet! You can eat as much as you want, and a lot of people make a normal dinner out of it. Normally the drink costs around 8-10 euro….