First blog post

Hi I am Mikey Harries and at the age of 13 I decided to try horse riding, in June I had my first lesson and in October Mum and Dad have bought me my first horse.  This blog is to document my journey in training and competing as I hopefully improve over the next few months.

I live in Dubai and I am really lucky to have a great trainer Declan Cosgrove and we have stabled our horse called Borina or B for short at the beautiful Dujumping stables near Mushriff Park. My sister who is 11 has ridden for about 18 months but has stopped for a while after a few bad falls so we are all hoping she will find her confidence quickly and ride again.

I know that none of this will be easy and I expect lots of bumps on the way. Please join me and my family as we all learn the hard way about owning and riding a new horse.