A lovely relaxing walk and drink in Palermo on Xmas night.
On Xmas night, the weather was beautiful, almost warm, so a walk through the streets of Palermo to see the lights and “goings-on” was a lovely change. The amount of people in the streets was just right – not deserted, but neither too crowded. And a stop for a drink at one of the street bars and caffes went well….
HIPPO TRAIL – Our great new Belgian agency bring thier first lovely group of friends and guests !
The first group of Belgian riders and friends came to Pippa’s Paddock last month and we all had a wonderful time riding, eating and touring the neighbouring areas – laughing and joking together. It was a great fun holiday for all, including us. Thank you Wilfreid and Kim for organising it all.
(Note: Wilfreid Acke is the owner/manager of Hippo-trails and a great guy to deal with)
Pictures show the group at one of the Palermo restaurants and at an old Arab fort on the peak of a mountain not far from Pippa’s Paddock.
Gandalf pictured with his X-owners family where he lived a large part of his racing career in Malta.
Four years ago I received a call from Malta. I didn’t know the person calling but he told me he knew a lot about me. He had heard about Pippa’s Paddock and how we took care of horses. He had a racehorse which was retiring and wanted to find him a good home and very much wished us to have him. Soon I was convinced, and Continue reading →
A short view of what University holidays can be like at Pippa’s Paddock
Thank you Caitlin and Ben for this fantastic video….
The Portsmouth University Equestrain Club have been coming to Pippa’s Paddock for the past 4 years. Here is a short videoclip put together by one of the last groups. It shows but a fraction of what they get up to in the week they are here !!!