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Duffield's Diary

Open Day et Al

Ann Duffield | Thursday, 26 March 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

Well what a difference a day makes.  We woke this morning to sleety snow and rain and a bitter wind which hasn’t let up all day, even though there was some intermittent sunshine and a lovely rainbow which appeared to end right in the middle of the round canter. The yard is a hive of activity with everyone mad busy getting ready fo

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Hard time, hen's teeth and physios

Pam Durrant | Wednesday, 25 March 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

Yet another glorious morning in the Dales and the horses are enjoying feeling a bit of sun on their backs.  We had some fun videoing the horses working today in preparation for the new website and owner login area.  Heaven Scent gave PJ a bit of a hard time doing her best to buck him off, but as PJ said she’d have to do a lot bett

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Glorious day for working the horses but not so good for the trainer's back!

Ann Duffield | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

What a glorious morning, a hard frost followed by blazing Spring sunshine - perfect day.  Two of our new owners came early to see their lovely two year old Nayef filly work on the round canter.  The filly is coming on very well and is a beautiful mover. The round canter is proving to be an invaluable addition to facilities at Sunhi

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Horses on the turn and a promise of cakes!

Ann Duffield | Monday, 23 March 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

The horses are really turning a corner now, their coats look tremendous and they are all feeling really well as they start faster work in earnest. We have changed the older horses’ work days to Tuesday and Friday, while the two year olds are still on the traditional work mornings of Wednesday and Saturday.  Monday's usually mean fr

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First day of Spring?

Ann Duffield | Saturday, 21 March 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

March 20th is officially the first day of Spring (so a chap in the butchers told me this afternoon) after I  had spent a long and very cold morning on the gallops watching six lots, during which the wind felt as though it was able to chop you in half. But, we were not the only ones to feel the chill as several dozen bike riders put on their

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