Sandie securing Ace in the float while Abbie looks on

HPRA riders and ponies off to Morrisett for camp

Abbie hugging Ace after washing and grooming him
Abbie hugging Ace after washing and grooming him. © Irma Havlicek
HorsePower Riding Academy was abuzz with excitement and activity this morning as riders arrived to ready their ponies for a two-day (and two-night) camp at Morrisset.

Ponies were washed, brushed, plaited and painted to make them beautiful for the show and camp.

Jaffa is in pony-bliss-heaven as he kisses his girl, Holly
Jaffa is in pony-bliss-heaven as he kisses his girl, Holly. © Irma Havlicek

Sandie deciding the best position for placing the false tail
Sandie deciding the best position for placing the false tail. © Irma Havlicek
Sandie positioning the false tail
Sandie positioning the false tail by making three fine plaits through the loop of the false tail. She wants to be triply sure the false tail can’t fall off in the show. © Irma Havlicek
Holly with the innovative leg protectors she made for Jaffa - by cutting off the toes of some human socks. She then put horse boots over the top for the float over to Morrisett
Holly with the innovative leg protectors she made for Jaffa – by cutting off the toes of some human socks. She then put horse boots over the top for the float over to Morrisett. © Irma Havlicek
Holly plaiting Zeus' mane
Holly plaiting Zeus’ mane. © Irma Havlicek

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