The Millbry Hill Blog: Life in the Country
We are coming to the time of year when flies are always a concern, however this year more than in the past as with visits limited to once a day in most cases, fly control can become an issue. This is even more of a worry for those whose horses are afflicted by sweet itch which is a horrible condition and distressing for both the horse and the owner in differing ways.
By Grazina, Aplastic Anaemia Trust Chief Executive Officer 4th March is the Aplastic Anaemia Awareness Day. To mark this day, the Aplastic Anaemia Trust launches its AATea Party, encouraging groups of supporters up and down the country to get together over a cuppa and cake, to raise awareness of this ultra-rare and life-threatening bone marrow failure in their local communities.
By Alice Haslam. Is there a better partnership to keep you warm this winter other than raw adrenaline and the excitement of jump racing, combined with the stunning creations that winter style can bring? Here at Millbry Hill, we are delighted to welcome you to Catterick Racecourse’s Countryside Ladies Day, where fashion meets thrills in the run up to the ultimate in both… Cheltenham Festival.
The last few months here at Team Chapman Equestrian have been filled with dressage training and competing. The dancing ponies have been on top form and have been really impressing me with both their progress and way of going.
A belated Happy New Year! It’s that time of year when Christmas feels a distant blur, you’ve forgotten what summer feels like, and the January blues kick in!
Whilst the garden may not be in full bloom, January once again gets us enjoying a quiet moment in the company of our feathered friends. Each year, the RSPB hold their annual Big Garden Bird Watch, where everyone is invited to take an hour out of their busy day to sit down with a cuppa and take note of the wild birds in their garden.
I know it is a cliché at this time of year to say ‘where has the year gone?’ but this year really seems to have flown by scarily fast. When I look back at everything that’s happened this year I am not sure how I managed to fit it all in!