Entries by CCTC

The Power of the Herd

THE POWER OF THE HERD – Now we have our new Cannock Chase Trekking Centre website up and running I decided it was time I started writing my weekly blog again. And this week presented the perfect opportunity. Anyone who enjoys visiting our ranch bistro knows how entertaining and interesting it is to watch the […]

Red – Appaloosa – Gelding

Red – Appaloosa – Gelding Red – full name Afon Fed – is one of our most popular horses here at the centre, he has come so far from the horse that he was when he first arrived here. This handsome and traditional spotted Appaloosa gelding found me through one of our lovely regular young riders. […]

Princess – Highland Dun Mare

PRINCESS – Highland Dun Mare This little lady is a Highland and a beautiful cream dun – and she had a surprise in store for us when she arrived! Princess was a three-year-old when she joined the trekking centre. I was looking for a pony with a bit of bone, suitable for both children and […]

Pirate – Coloured Irish Cob – Gelding

PIRATE The Wales saga continued …….the last of the mountain gang! Pirate was my friend Vernon’s breeding stallion at his farm in the Welsh mountains, producing some lovely babies. I always loved him because although he is a coloured horse he is mainly black, with a distinctive pirate eye patch. He is my own Johnny […]

Open Day – Saturday 22nd April 2017

Celebrate our Open Day and Save Money Come and see our new Indoor Arena, Bistro, Conference Facilities and meet our horses. Get £5.00 off all bookings made and paid for on the day. We have demonstrations throughout the day catering for all age groups and abilities in our Indoor Arena. Outdoors you can meet the […]

Paddy – Coloured Irish Cob – Gelding

PADDY – Coloured Irish Cob – Gelding Paddy was one of the four I brought home from my Wales adventure – probably my best ever shopping trip! You will remember from last week’s blog about Melody that I originally agreed to buy two coloured cobs. Paddy was one of them and he was special from the […]


MELODY The beautiful Melody is another of my lovely Welsh horses and her purchase was quite an adventure. I had gone on a personal visit to stay on my friends’ farm in Wales, taking just two horses for a couple of days on a seaside break. My friend Vernon asked if I was looking for […]