Hello from Scotland! - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > The Horse Forum Community > Meet the Community

Hello from Scotland!

This is a discussion on Hello from Scotland! within the Meet the Community forums, part of the The Horse Forum Community category
  • Iceland horses In lennoxtown Scotland
  • Livery stables near lennoxtown

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-06-2010, 12:27 PM
  #11
Yearling
She was near Dick Vet. Swanston was on the opposite side of the motorway.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    04-06-2010, 12:28 PM
  #12
Foal
Yeah, Swanston's the Penicuik side of the bypass. Up by the ski slope.
     
    04-06-2010, 12:33 PM
  #13
Yearling
Aye, you're right. Swanston was on the same side as the ski slope. There was another DIY place on the Edinburgh side of the bypass that I checked out at one point.
     
    04-06-2010, 12:35 PM
  #14
Foal
Haven't a clue what that one could be! Lol

Did you ever go to the Icelandic horses place at Carlops?
     
    04-06-2010, 12:39 PM
  #15
Yearling
I can't remember its name. I needed full livery anyway so wasn't much bothered after I learned they didn't do that.

I knew the Icelandic horse place existed nearby but never went there. Have you been?
     
    04-06-2010, 12:41 PM
  #16
Foal
Yeah, I went there about eight weeks after I had my first lesson!

That was my first proper experience of cantering, too! Up the Pentland Hills on tracks barely wide enough for a car...!

Fun, though!
     
    04-06-2010, 12:42 PM
  #17
Foal
Yeah, I went there about eight weeks after I had my first lesson!

That was my first proper experience of cantering, too! Up the Pentland Hills on tracks barely wide enough for a car...!

Fun, though!

Sadly they don't do trekking out there any more - but the farm is still there for breeding Icelandics...
     
    04-06-2010, 12:48 PM
  #18
Yearling
I never had a chance to ride in the Pentlands, even though they were within spitting distance of the stable. Access however would have entailed either having a trailer (I don't), riding down the A701 (I didn't fancy my chances at not getting run over by a lorry, a bus, or an eejit in their car), or going on a two hour ride to even get to the trail head (too lazy).

Decent riding around North Lanarkshire, though. Can't complain here.
     
    04-06-2010, 12:56 PM
  #19
Foal
I can imagine. I only did a little riding up near Lennoxtown, but the area surrounding the school was really nice.

And I had the biggest horse on the yard, who was a Clydesdale x TB!
     
    04-06-2010, 01:05 PM
  #20
Yearling
Those draft crosses are grand. Mine is a Shire X TB.

The riding down near Penicuik any good?
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hey from Scotland CyanideBreakfast Meet the Community 5 01-23-2010 03:46 PM
Hello From Scotland Armageddon Meet the Community 9 05-15-2009 04:41 PM
Hello from Scotland Cruz Meet the Community 12 12-10-2008 07:13 PM
another hello from Scotland shelly Meet the Community 7 11-05-2008 03:03 PM
Hello From Scotland! Manni Meet the Community 4 02-26-2007 01:24 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0