We’ve had an interesting couple of weeks, Tommy decided he had an Ouchy foot just before Liskeard show ( we think he was pulling a fast one as he didn’t want to return to Cornwall, having escaped once) so poor Weaam, who was supposed to be seconding him got chucked in at the deep end […]

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Weaam’s Journey

We’ve only ever had One Falconry pony that came here that appeared ready made, and that was Tommy (Myladtommy )…actually he’d never been near a hawk but took to it so instantly that we never had a chance to make him as such it was already in his fantastic personality  So I thought I’d bore […]

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The trail to where we are today

I started using horses for falconry by accident really, I’d just started Dartmoor Hawking, (this was 2001)and was keeping my Hawks and living in a mobile home on a farm near Bovey Tracey, but I kept my horse and was exercising the hawks at Holwell, what was then the family farm near Widecombe in the […]

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From racehores to real job

I’m so often asked how we achieve what we do with reputedly scatty thoroughbreds. Unfortunately, thoroughbreds do get a bad press, very unjustified as a whole, I Remeber being told years ago by a rather pompous woman on a rather round cob that if I was going to use horses in my falconry I would need something […]

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The recycled racehorse 

Combining the two arts of Falconry and riding, Using an intrinsically wild animal along with one of our longest domesticated species, the ultimate predator in conjunction with one of the ultimate flight/prey species…..A recipe for disaster  or an amazing combination? Just to make it more interesting I only use -Recycled racehorses to fly pursuit falcons and […]

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