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Spirit of Travel

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain                 […]

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Millie's filly

Diggers Rest Horses|Ruby

Ruby is one of the recent additions to our herd. Her mum, Millie is doing well and this foal is gorgeous. Ruby really is the little gem, with her long white stockings and incredibly calm nature. Spread the word

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Lizzy and Maple

Diggers Rest Horses|Maple

Little Maple was born just a few days after Christmas, sharing a birthday with my niece, who has named her so. Her mum, Lizzy, is taking great care of her, and we are doing my best to help Maple realize there’s no need to worry about us humans:) She is an agile little thing and […]

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Diggers Rest Horses|Pancho

Meet Pancho! He was born in the early hours of Christmas morning. His mum, Chica, is doing an excellent job of looking after him. Pancho won’t be a big fella, but he should have a lovely nature if both of his parents are anything to go by.   Spread the word

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Diggers Rest Horses| China Doll

This little mare has a beautiful nature, with just the right amount of spirit. She joined our herd for two years ago and has become one of our core trekking and mustering horses. She is quite the character, very friendly and mostly brave, except when she scares herself with her own wind:)     Spread […]

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Looking Back at 2017

We have had a fantastic 2017, with wonderful horse trekking guests and inspiring OnTheVerandah photographers, writers, and artists.  Thanks to everyone who came out to Diggers this year…and thanks to Rachel Dillon for putting this video clip together for us:) Spread the word

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Diggers Rest Horses|Trevor

Our most recent addition to the herd, Trevor has already won us over with his sweet nature and willing spirit. He came out to us just in time for the June muster, and learned so quickly what the cattle work is all about. Trevor has also slotted in perfectly as a trekking horse, fitting in […]

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Diggers Rest Horses|Pearl

‘Pearl of them all’ may be a small mare but she has a big character. Pearl joined our trekking herd last season and has fast become one of our standby horses. She has been known to test her rider’s confidence with a little defiance at times but with an experienced rider on board she shows […]

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