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    Flies

    You must be lucky as they’re horrendous around here at the moment! Its the dilemma of fly rug vs over heating under them.
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    Advice on gettig our first dog - a whippet

    This has just come on nfed.co.uk. and I thought of you. I’ve no idea about dog prices though! It may be on the other side of the country to you as well. https://nfed.co.uk/cgi-bin/classifieds/fb.cgi?search_and_display_db_button=on&db_id=174518&query=retrieval
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    Allergy to Agrobs Wiesencobs?!?!

    Nor is ours - he’s half New Forest!
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    Allergy to Agrobs Wiesencobs?!?!

    What is it with appys? Ours came out in hives when fed Moles own brand chaff?
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    Horse shopping - assistance needed

    It probably also depends on where you look and how far you’re willing to travel. Nfed.co.uk has some that fit your bill starting from about £6000. e,g. https://nfed.co.uk/cgi-bin/classifieds/fb.cgi?search_and_display_db_button=on&db_id=174430&query=retrieval
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    How many times ?

    A woman knocked on our farmer’s door about our two once - they had just come back from a week at riding club camp and were shattered!
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    Wish us luck

    Good luck - have fun!
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    Spot the hose leak

    I’ve never known it this bad in the 11 years I’ve been at this yard. We strip graze so have a bit left (of dried up grass and weeds) for another week or so but the field that I shut off a few weeks ago hasn‘t grown at all. That field is supposed to be my autumn grazing 🙁. Last year we had...
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    Spot the hose leak

    Oh for some rain for the fields. (The leak is only when the hose is turned on to fill up the field waters so we’re not wasting lots of water).
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    Can you wear an air jacket only for hacking?

    I agree with all this! I have a hi viz one so no need for a hi viz vest.
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    Ground Anchors for field shelter

    I’ve thought about these (usually when the forecast for strong winds is that night) but after reading some posts on here do wonder if you’re more likely to lose the roof if the shelter is tethered down. One thing I do know is that at the moment there is no way I’d get any in the rock hard...
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    Fleas

    My cat seems to be covered too. Must be the time of year 😕. I’ve treated her and comb her regularly and am getting loads off her. Her jabs are due at this time of year and I always seem to take her to the vets looking very scabby.
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    Off-leash pitbull attacks terrified horse in Sydney park

    I kept willing the horse to boot the dog.
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    Off-leash pitbull attacks terrified horse in Sydney park

    Another horrible attack 😕 https://au.news.yahoo.com/off-leash-pitbull-attacks-terrified-horse-in-sydney-park-020634351.html
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    Napping

    Not sure if this has been mentioned as haven’t read all the replies but just wanted to say our youngster started napping when his saddle no longer fitted. Replaced the saddle and he stopped doing it (so it could be discomfort).
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