Horsing around

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Well I can't even pretend I've been doing much work today, but I was at the Marina, sort of... Today has been our riding club's open show and it was held on our field by the side of the Marina drive. It was a tactical offer on our behalf — means we can ride to the show without having to use the trailer. It was also the first show that I've competed at in over 10 years, which really does make me feel old! My horse Rupert is getting on a bit — he's 21 this year, but there's a lot of life in the old horse yet so we attempted the ridden veteran class and came home with a very credible 6th, despite a rather dodgy canter on the wrong leg on the left rein. It was a good show for Isabelle, she won her jumping class, was first in junior handler and reserve champion in-hand, 5th in working hunter, 2nd in handy pony, oh and she came 3rd dressed as a chicken.........

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Raft Padddle 1
Janet: Mon 29 Oct

We are very proud to say they made it! — our engineering team from Overwater Marina, lead by Simon Peek, workshop manager have recently been paddling for pounds as they completed a mammoth 10 mile paddle from the marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute. The team nicknamed "Peeky's Blinders" were in their bespoke mini...

PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Carol: Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

Sunday the 28th October will see the Overwater Marina engineering team paddling for pounds as they attempt a charity row from the Marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back. Peeky's Blinders, named in honour of workshop manager Simon Peek, have decided to re-launch their raft 'Broke n down' to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute with this sponsored event...

Peeky's Blinders
Carol: Wed 26 Sep 1:21pm

Possibly the smallest narrowboat on the network has recently become available for sale!'Broke n Down' was hand-crafted by the engineers from Overwater Narrowboat Services to take part in this year's raft race at the RNLI festival; which took place alongside the Autumn Boatshare4u Boat show. This narrowboat marvel, and winner of the best-dressed category, was hand-painted and...