Tagged: Bahrain

Improving My Riding #NoStirrupsNovember

After almost 6 weeks of no riding I finally had some downtime and it was time to get back in the saddle for real. I booked lessons the whole week and to my initial dismay (but later joy) it was November, which if you are part of the equestrian community online means #NoStirrupsNovember and this is what I learned.

Learning Polo at The Berkshire

I embarked on my polo-playing journey only a few months ago. I began with general practice riding lessons in Bahrain at the end of March, then I had 3 polo lessons in Florida at the Grand Champions Polo Club, then  back to Bahrain for a month doing GP riding and now I just returned from London, where my friend, pro polo player and teacher, Royston Prisk gave me two polo lessons at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. So my...

Increasing my polo passion at Grand Champions

Conclusion of my three beginner lessons is that polo is even more amazing to me than before and I can’t wait for my next polo lessons

Life as a Stewardess – Emirates and Private Aviation

It has been a while since my last post, because even though I sometimes forget it myself, I actually have a job. I am a stewardess on a private jet. I cannot disclose any information about who I work for and anything about our passengers or where we are going, but my thoughts about it all are mine and I can share them if I want. Being a stewardess was a dream of mine when I was a little girl....

Baby steps towards playing polo

I am determined to learn how to ride a horse properly and hopefully I can do it gracefully as well at some point. Once I have mastered that I can pick up a mallet and figure out how to control that as well

Expat Living – adjusting to a new life

Today was a really good day, one of those days that make me feel inspired and motivated to get out of my comfort zone a little more often. I moved to Bahrain about two months ago and I have been such a hermit. My “daily” routine is just to go to my gym and the pool and in the evenings I stay in my apartment watching TV or polo online and reading and writing about polo. Every chance I got...