Xmas Night Walk in Palermo.

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….

University Equestrian Club Visit.

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 !!!

SO MUCH FUN….

 

2 New Additions…. Apache and Tyrone.

horses in Sicily

Two new horses, Apache and Tyrone, come to Pippa’s Paddock.

Not long ago, I realised that we actually needed another horse or two. This was because, with some booked groups in spring and autumn, our horses would have to go out and work hard almost every day. Although we actually have enough horses to do this, I felt I did not really want to push them this hard and with the bookings it seemed that they would have very few rest days. So, the decision was made to bring in one or more new horses. Continue reading

So exactly what’s so special about our Horse Riding Holidays in Italy (Sicily)?

Horse Riding Holidays in Italy (Sicily) with so much more !

I have always loved this mad island – from the first time I set foot here. I also love horse riding to bits and am rarely happier than when I am on a good horse. However, it seems such a shame to come on a horse riding holiday in Italy or Sicily, and only do horse riding and a few other things (meals and bars??) and not witness, first hand, all the many things that this country is all about.

That’s why our holidays include Continue reading