Horse Studies

In horse studies today the group bathed one of the college horses. Paddy really enjoyed his bath and it was much needed as where the weather has suddenly changed he hasn’t fully moulted his winter coat and was quite sweaty. The group worked really hard to make sure that Paddy was bathed all over to […]

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New arrivals!

This week on the farm, we have been getting to know our newest arrivals. During the Easter holidays, we had twin pygmy goats born to Daffodil, one boy and one girl. Any suggestions for names would be more than welcome. Dad is called Nintendo and big brother is Dandelion. Our other new arrival is a […]

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Thank you

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to John Wainwright and Co for supplying us with surfacing material for our new overflow car park!

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PONY CLUB HOLIDAY WORKSHOP

The pony clubbers had a lovely (dry!!) day with the Fairfield horses; after grooming them and learning how to tack up, they took part in games in the horse arena, particular favourites were the bean bag and egg (ball) and spoon races!  In the afternoon the group then painted the ponies and learnt how to […]

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Horticulture news!

Students have been working together with the Warminster Parks department to regenerate the Rockery Garden in Warminster. The project started a year ago and students have been attending 3 hours a week clearing the severe bramble and bindweed infestation, emptying the pond and water feature and remove tons and tons of waste from the area. […]

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Farm news!

This week on the farm it has been really busy. We now have four goat kids, two of which are having to be bottle fed, and seven lambs, one of which also has to be bottle fed. Our four goat kids are called Blossom, Basil, Edelweiss and Oopsie-Daisy. Although most of the babies have special […]

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Animal news!

Today at the farm, we checked on our two new goat kids and cleaned up the afterbirth. We also checked on our little runt lamb, and helped him feed from his mum. He is getting much stronger now and hasn’t needed milk from the bottle today.

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Snowdon Challenge

Fairfield Farm College Staff and Students are challenging themselves to reach the summit of Mount Snowdon (1085m high) to raise funds for the New Indoor Horse Arena Project. You can sponsor us or donate in college or on our fundraising page: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/fairfield-farm-trust3

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LAMBS!

Over the weekend we have had 5 Shetland lambs born and today we checked them all and weighed them. We are a bit worried one of them is not feeding properly, so we have offered him some milk in a bottle, which he eagerly drank.

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