Tag Archives: horses

And then there were three (foals)

We’re having a bit of a baby boom here in Daglan. (No, not me personally. Thank you, however.) The incidence of horse births seems to be rising. At least in the field near us, the number of births is up … Continue reading

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Just foaling around — the scary bit

My wife and I are definitely not members of the horsey set, so our knowledge of horses is limited at best, and it’s been years since we’ve tried riding. However, we do admire the creatures, and you may remember that … Continue reading

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Just foaling around — the colt

In yesterday’s posting I introduced you to a pretty young filly and her mom, both residing in a field that’s part of a horse farm on the outskirts of Daglan. Now let’s meet their neighbours and apparent best friends, another … Continue reading

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Just foaling around — the filly

Heading north from Daglan, as you go towards Saint Cybranet and just before you reach the Stade Municipal (home of Daglan rugby), there’s a horse farm that’s often worth a look. Especially when there are foals in the fields. For … Continue reading

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A sunny picture for a gloomy day

It’s been raining pretty much all day in Daglan. And Météo France has predicted pretty much the same gloomy weather for the next several days. Take your pick — it will be just cloudy, or raining, or storming. So today’s … Continue reading

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