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    Are there any insurance companies that don't cost the earth and will pay out a claim?

    I know they have a bad rep but i have used E&L and had 3 big claims which they paid out with no problems.
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    Tips to improve my trot to canter transitions

    Someone recommended looking back over my outside shoulder when asking for the transition which has helped but would look a bit silly at a competition!
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    Tips to improve my trot to canter transitions

    Does anyone have any tips to help me make better trot to canter transitions. I've watched videos of my dressage tests and I tilt my upper body forward - once in canter I'm fine and downwards transitions are fine. I don't do it in walk to canter.
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    Help - advice needed for healing wound/scab

    I second this - its amazing stuff
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    Managing horses on less than an acre? Or am I crazy?

    I keep a Shetland and 2 horses on just under an acre. It is doable if you are prepared to hay all year and keep on top of maintenance, I have split it into 3 paddocks so I can rest each one. The Shetland has to be restricted and the other two are good doers which helps and it also is good ground...
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    Aargh, vasculitis and reactions to every treatment

    I battled this with my mare for year and like your horse she was worse in the summer - I tried steroids, antibiotics, flamazine and in the end I stopped everything and used Silver Whinnys socks and within a week the improvement was huge - I cant recommend them enough and my vet was really...
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    Equ aide for proud flesh or anything else??

    I've used Equ aide and its amazing stuff. My mare had proud flesh after cutting her leg open on fencing, I had the vet out and she had antibiotics and flamazine and once it was healing I starting using the Equ aide. My instructor recommended it as she had used it for a similar injury on her...
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    Dressage saddle recommendation for slightly roach backed horse

    Thanks this is really helpful info :)
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    Dressage saddle recommendation for slightly roach backed horse

    She came with a Kent and Masters GP but it just moves to much, will have a look at the Ideal. I think you are right about the shorter panels which is probably why the monoflap saddle seems to fit her well.
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    Dressage saddle recommendation for slightly roach backed horse

    Hi My ISH mare is built downhill and has a very slight roach back, luckily she has decent withers but she is also narrow at the shoulders. Trying to get anything to fit that doesn't move forward is a nightmare, I have found a lightweight monoflap jump saddle that fits for hacking/jumping but...
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    Dragging feet?

    My TB mare did this and it turned out she had hock arthritis and SI problems
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    Can you fit at Elevator bit to Micklem

    Thanks - I didn't think it would, may have to invest in a PS bridle.
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    Can you fit at Elevator bit to Micklem

    I spoke to the Horse bit shop and they recommended the Neue Schule Elevator bit which I now have on trial but my mare wears a Micklem bridle, has anyone used the two together as it looks like it will be to big?
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    How are your 2016 foals looking

    Yes used the second link . I can see the photo in the thread - Im useless at this sort of thing!
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    How are your 2016 foals looking

    Escada - can you view it now?
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