Duffield's Diary

Zero day

Ann Duffield | Saturday, 06 February 2016 © Ann Duffield Racing

This morning was the busiest Saturday we have had for some months with lots of owners present to watch their horses. Owners, like some animals quite rightly hibernate in the winter months but, once the days start to pull out and Spring threatens to make an appearance, the owners reappear in droves, like clockwork and today felt like the start of

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Now you see it, now you don't...

Hayley Wilson | Friday, 05 February 2016 © Ann Duffield Racing

As planned, the water treadmill is no longer an outdoor facilty and is (almost) housed in a rather smart new barn, that will also see the addition of two washdown areas. It's very exciting to see plans come to fruitition and we've already seen marvellous results since we started using the water treadmill everyday. It really has

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Tuesday and a return to action

Ann Duffield | Wednesday, 03 February 2016 © Ann Duffield Racing

Glorious sunshine this morning, though bitterly cold. This morning saw a return to action for George and myself after a much needed break in the sunshine having returned home yesterday. It is great to see all the horses again and it always amazes me to see how some of them have grown in a relatively short space of time. George (above right in

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Come wind, rain or shine (or all three!)

Hayley Wilson | Friday, 29 January 2016 © Ann Duffield Racing

In the world of flat racing, a four year old is technically an 'older horse', though in the real world and the majority of other equestrian disciplines, they are considered very much a youngster. So it is unsurprising that a big mare like 'Toboggan's Gift' is only just starting to come into herself and the grand age of four! S

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Morning photos

Hayley Wilson | Tuesday, 26 January 2016 © Ann Duffield Racing

(James & Birrafun) All systems go, the warmer weather has been replaced by strong winds but work continues as usual - so with little to report, other than we have certainly got the ball rolling with the vast majority of horses now back into their training regime,  I leave you with a few photos from the last couple of days. 'Hot Nat

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