Someone said, and it has been mentioned by others, that they don’t know who everyone is when I write about them.
So I think I should have a Cast List.
Waffle – 4 year old midi Shetland pony gelding (rescue)
A dude – easy and helpful
Silver – 4 year old midi Shetland pony gelding (rescue)
An aloof dude but gentle and kind
Storm – 4 year old miniature Shetland pony gelding (rescue)
** sighs ** cheeky and funny
Tiddles – 4 year old miniature Shetland pony gelding (rescue)
A total sweetie
Albie – 2 year old miniature Shetland gelding (orphan)
Gorgeous, a darling. Mummy’s boy.
Newt – 2 year old miniature Shetland gelding (free-to-good-home on Facebook)
Tiny (26″ high), possible Russian spy. Master of the Universe.
Vitamin – 24 year old standard Shetland pony mare (retirement)
Going slightly dotty in her middle age but still the boss.
Fivla – 22 year old midi Shetland pony mare (retirement)
Quiet and calm, an absolute darling
The Big Horses
Taktur – 9 year old Icelandic horse stallion (4 gaited)
The very definition of a gentleman. Growing, developing and learning.
Hetja – 16 year old Iceland horse mare
Head of the whole herd. She takes her job very seriously. Kind and dignified.
Brá – 17 year old Icelandic horse mare
Defers to Hetja, all relationships are based on trust.
Haakon – 24 year old Icelandic horse gelding
My boy. My horse forever. Gentle, kind, exciting and totally trustworthy. A horse for a crisis.
iacs (aka Bimble) – 22 year old Icelandic horse gelding
Glass-half-full kind of chap. Our optimistic goldfish!
Klaengur – 15 year old Icelandic horse gelding
“He hears his own voices”, as our neighbour says, but is much loved.
Kappi – 14 year old Icelandic horse gelding
“Where’s my food”. He lives to eat. Britain’s No 1 Elementary Tölt horse in 2015.
Hjalti – 3 year old Icelandic horse gelding
Happy go-lucky, wonderful trot, easy-going chap
Efstur – 2 year old gelding yearling
Fun, fun, fun. Nothing but fun!
Lilja – 1 year old filly by Taktur out of Hetja
She is a Princess and her mother has told her this.
Dreki – 1 year old gelding
One of the boys. Happy to do anything.
Lambie – 2 year old neutered Shetland sheep (fleckit)
My little soldier. We are imprinted and he is a Muzzah’s boy but a bit of a tit!
‘Ster, short for Lambster – 2 year old neutered Shetland sheep (katmoget)
Mostly full of confidence but can be needy. Has terrible separation anxiety.
‘Bert, short for Lambert – a neutered Shetland sheep (moorit)
A sensible boy who loves his carrots and his hugs.
BeAnne – 12 year old Patterdale terrier
Manipulative, hysterical, spoilt, loving and devoted (to me!) Smells funny.
Monster Cat – ex-tomcat rescue apparently 3 yo.
Huge, strong, talkative, laid back family cat who settled in immediately.
So, there you are and now you know xx