My Robin!!

Hi, I am a total beginner  as such...but love the outdoors...having just lost my horse I have found a new life in my garden until such time as I get another as it has become my I have made a new friend..who is soo cheeky!!


  • Oh and this was when we first met!! lol!

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 11,889

    Thank you for the films, sweet robin. I watched the dressage ones as well. Was the skewbald yours? How did you lose him? I have 2 Lusitano mares and have done a bit of dressage, but not for competition. I saw a garden video too, looked pretty good - not like a total beginner.

  • Hi No, that was a friends horse, the big black one was mine called freestyler!  I lost him to a bad case of colic. Lusitano's are gorgeous! I have a little help from a friend in the garden so she has helped me redesign!  Cannot wait for Spring now to see all the bulbs I have planted, if the squirrels do not eat them all!!

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 11,889

    I'm sorry, it must have been heartbraking to lose him, he looked super.

     Here's my little white one, Lena.

  • Gary HobsonGary Hobson Posts: 1,892

    So is that a Close Encounter of the Fourth Kind.

    I had a peep at the dressage too. image

  • oh I do feel for you losing your horse,over the years I have had to say goodbye to many (horse mates).lena looks a little bit like Misty That I ride .I have known her for years and it will break my heart when she goes.Do get back on horse back and hack out ,its such a joy to ride and see the countryside and be in contact with a horse,its therapy for the soul.image

  • Lena is a beauty!!  Is that you riding too?.  yes Lyon Greene it was a close encounter lol!!.  I must admit I cannot be without horses so am managing to ride some of my friends, although its not the same as having your own.  They are for sure the best therapy I know!x

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 11,889

    Hello, that is me on Lena. I'm having a fit of the giggles, I was having a jumping lesson, Lena's first jumping lesson. She loved it, but it was a very hot day and she had a panic attack when they got out sunshades for the group of friends who were watching!

    I have a very tame great tit who comes into the covered terrace next to the kitchen and steals the bird food that is wrapped in it's bags and scatters it everywhere. I put food outside but he prefers to come in! He lets me come quite close but not enough to feed him like your robin.

  • Brilliant...the picture shows both of you have a partnership, horses can make you laugh!!

    Cheeky bird, he obviously feels quite safe inside!! Animals are great, I wonder if they do have a sense of humour?!!


  • 2010 we lost quite a few to colic. I used to help manage a comp yard of dressage horses and teach disabled and mentally ill patients. I loved it. I lost my own a while back now. You must miss him/her.

    I have a robin who takes food from my hand now. Lovely wee thing.
  • Horses have a way of making you feel good.  Yes, I miss him but avidly saving for another!.

    This was Mr Robin Yesterday !

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 11,889

    You are very patient. Don't his wings move fast, reminds me a bit of a hummingbird.

  • Bunny ...Bunny ... Posts: 3,455
    How lovely . My mum always has a special thought for them as her mother in law said when she dies she would return as a robin. When she did die many years later sitting on a garden chair enjoying her garden my mum received a visitor on the arm of her chair.....a robin and so close . She got quite a surprise ! To this day I think of my gran when I see one .
  • Busy-Lizzie..Talking of humming visit the USA most years to see my hubbies is a clip I took a couple of years ago!!...

    How wonderful bunnysgarden...Many people say about Robins and butterflies, I use to think "ummm ok!!".image..but now I do think differently!!image...

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