I started riding at age 3. I took lessons at the Ficksburg riding club and have memories of borrowing hard hats that never really fit. Our instructor was an english teacher at the local primary school and she inspired in me a love for all things horse.
Lessons were held at one of the towns polo player's stables but Miss Cloete made such a success of the club that they eventually could afford a piece of land and build stables and arenas.
The new stables were situated about 3km… Continue