How to get a fast agility dog

I was stood at an agility show a few months ago watching a friend do an amazing jumping round with their young dog. The ladies mum then also did an equally fantastic round, making a small mistake, but the dog … Continue reading

I’m ready!

Well I’m as ready as I’ll ever be. I’ve got my t-shirt & new running shorts (don’t worry I’m not running in wellies). My running has been progressing really well and I’ve done leg strength work to help with the … Continue reading

Newbie runner mistakes

I’m by no means a running expert, but now that I have been running several times a week for over a month and have been along to a couple of Parkrun events I’ve already learnt a few hard lessons about … Continue reading

My first Parkrun

I’ve heard about Parkrun from a few of my friends and a couple of them have been encouraging me to go along to a local one at Cannock Chase and just run at whatever Couch 2 5k pace I’m currently … Continue reading

Daily Blog | Slow cookers, bird tables & home workout

I started this morning with the intention of vlogging my day. Ever since I moved to the farm I’ve being thinking about doing some daily vlogs. But then my camera battery was dead and I’m still not so sure about … Continue reading

FitBark Dog Activity Montior

Okay… I’ll admit it… I succumbed to adverts! All over my facebook and instagram feed I kept seeing the ads for the FitBark popping up alongside the FitBit, with talk of how you can sync them together. I’ve had a Tractive … Continue reading

Macclesfield Sheepdog Trials

  I love watching sheepdog trials. I really enjoy seeing Border Collies doing what they have been bred to do and working in harmony with their owner, controlling the sheep with a simple stare. Last year the international sheepdog trials … Continue reading

Walking Snowdon

A friend of mine has never walked Snowdon and as she was home from Australia for a few months we found a weekend free and off we went. I’ve walked Snowdon twice before, using the Llanberis path both times. The first … Continue reading

Back on Track Travel Mattress

Well what can I say, it’s a bed and he lies on it! But in all seriousness, there’s more to it than that. I’d been debating with myself about the Back on Track products for a while. They have such … Continue reading

Featured Walk: Llangoed to Puffin Island and Aberlleiniog Castle

Before you start reading this let me just warn you that this is not a detailed step by step walk guide. It’s a vague description of the walk we took with lots of photographs, so unlikely that you’ll be able … Continue reading

Hurtta Torrent Coat

I’d been contemplating buying Guinness a coat for ages. I’ve had so many discussions in my head about it… it would stop him being completely soaked on a rainy day, it would keep him warm, it would save me drying him … Continue reading

Can You Dig It Club Competition

Each month, alongside the big Winter Series Shows at Alsager Equestrian Centre, Dig It holds little competitions in the agility arena. Places are limited to 50 to keep the show really small and everyone runs the same course, but results … Continue reading

I have a confession to make… I use a flexi lead!

It’s true. I use a flexi lead a lot. I actually love my flexi lead. And I’m going to explain why. Flexi leads, also known as retractable leads, are long lines where the lead extends out of a plastic handle … Continue reading

February Can You Dig It Winter Series Agility Show

Well it’s been a little while since I’ve written a show report! It was good to be at a show and into competition again. To me it doesn’t feel like it’s been that long, but actually judging by how it went … Continue reading