The one that got away

Stanley was a spunky little dude, who I kind of feel got a bit of a raw deal from me. He was an inquisitive, bold, in your face type guy, who was a delight to have around, if you like that sort of thing. Keen to learn, a very quick thinker, but with an attention […]

Giving up on the Fairytale

In the words of the great Kenny Rogers, ‘you have to know when to hold ‘em, and know when to fold ‘em’. Unfortunately Boris has been a problem child for a while. He is such a magnificent fellow, however his work ethic is somewhat questionable to say the least. While things are going Boris’s way, […]

The bumpy road of training Boris

Following dreams can be a bumpy ride. Sevenish years ago, long before Nibbles and Tabby entered my team, I purchased a grey Percheron mare from Echuca sales, with the intention of her joining my team as a harness horse. This was a big step forward in having a grey to pull my carriage.  Before starting […]

The quandary that is Boris

I have to be honest, Boris is testing my resolve. If you’ve followed us for a while, you’d know of Boris. I purchased his mum from the sale yards, and he was born a few months later. Boris is a relatively laid-back fellow, who generally takes everything in his stride. He took to draught work […]

The Next Generation

When offering a service as we do, one is always looking for ways to improve the service. This is how we came about our next generation of greys.  There is a regular horse sale in Echuca Victoria. A lot of quality horses go through these sale yards, so if you’re a gambling person, it pays […]

Humble beginnings and a little horse called Calvin

We often get asked how we started our carriaging thing and I am only too happy to explain! We all have to start somewhere! Coming from a completely non harness background, even I am surprised with where this journey has taken us. I have always loved horses, when I was a teen I (perhaps stupidly) […]