Get Summer Ready

Get Summer Ready!!


Thank you to everyone for clearing out your rugs, all un wanted rugs will be donated to a local horse Sanctuary

This time of year is just a great time to have a clear out and a Spring clean. 

We hopefully can look forward to some Summer sunshine, and a lie- in !!!  

Our horses will also be looking forward to being rug free and to feel some summer sunshine on their backs.


The bluebells are in full bloom so do take advantage of a warm and relaxing evening hack through the bluebell wood.  We also have a new little path through Badgers Wood keep to the mowed path to guide you through.  Happy evening hacking. 


Get Summer ready !!! stock up on your fly spray and plan your competitions if you are going to be competing or just plan your Summer goals.

Most of all we need to enjoy our horses at this wonderful time of year. 

Please see our past post on how to keep your horse cool and happy this Summer.







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Worm Results Are In!!!

Worm Results Are In!!


We have had our worm count results back from Pool House Vets please do see the results that are pinned up on the notice board in reception.



collecting our poo ready for testing for worms

All wormers will be given out as normal please do make sure that you are giving the correct dose for the weight of your horse.

There is a weight tape left by the British Horse Society for us to use. 

British Horse Society using weight tape

Please do put the weight tape back in reception after use so that it is ready for other people to measure their horses weight.   

We have 16 horses that need worming this time. I have spoken to Ronald the Vet from Pool House and he has said the reason for this spike is that we have had a mild winter.

It is very important that we keep up with our poo picking of our fields and ideally 3 days is the maximum number of days for the poo to be on the ground.














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Spring Worm Count Due

collecting our poo ready for testing for worms

The last three months have flown by!

It is time for our Spring worm count.

Please make sure that your horses poo sample is in the fridge at Court Bank Farm by Thursday 9th May.

The worm count cost is £7.20 including vat. Please put this in an envelope in the hot wash dosh box.

Any stragglers after Thursday – You will need to drop your own sample into Pool House Burntwood.

Can you tick your name off the list please when you put your sample in the fridge.

New horses to the yard will not need testing. You will fall in line with the next worm count in three months time.

Results will be on the notice board as normal when I have the results back.

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BHS Welfare Event

a very happy dexter who has just been on the scales at our court bank farm BHS welfare day

Thank you to everyone who supported our British Horse Society Event on Sunday it was a great success and the British Horse Society thoroughly enjoyed it too. Our horses and ponies were so well behaved and we are very proud of them all.

Here are a few photographs of the day.

BHS Welfare Lorry
Terry with the perfect score!

A big thank you to Annette and Dave for giving their time up on Sunday to cook our lovely breakfast sandwiches.

We will be making this a yearly event it was so successful. The British Horse Society are also going to come and visit us to do some filming on micro chipping in the near future. To see all the good work that the British Horse Society do please do click this link

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Things To Do This Spring

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Court Bank Farm, Slang Lane, Cannock Wood, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 4RY