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    Carrottom replied to the thread Terrible names.
    We went to view a horse who was called 'Grey Mare' which I thought rather sad. She was a very nondescript horse. The best named...
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    What happens when you try and mount someone there is no food available? Eg concrete yard, arena etc?
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    Carrottom replied to the thread Mental transitions.
    Have a look at Warwick Schiller's 'observing the ears' on YouTube. I'm not a huge fan of everything he does but this has helped with a...
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    Carrottom replied to the thread lameness advice.
    If the horse is shod I usually get the farrier to have a look first. This takes a couple days, if he finds nothing and horse no better I...
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    If you have a good farrier or other hoof professional it might be worth paying them for their time to teach her.
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    Carrottom replied to the thread Wellies for uber-wide feet!.
    I have fairly wide feet and find Dunlop Puroforts to roomy.
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    Carrottom replied to the thread Need a show name !!!.
    I like his stable name so would add to that. Scooby snack Scooby star Sorcerer scooby Scoobitastic
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    Morning! Got back late last night and my head was porridge, so I thought I'd sleep before updating you all. Yes, the roadtrip went...
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    This is our third winter. First one he had an Irish clip in October and then wasn’t clipped again until January/February. Second year he...
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    Carrottom replied to the thread Horse leaping into canter.
    So he shouldn't be fresh then. My other ideas would be: do you warm up the same as you would during the day? Is it likely that your own...
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    Carrottom replied to the thread Horse leaping into canter.
    What is he doing all day? Could he be a bit fresh?
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    Carrottom replied to the thread Decisions decisions!.
    Rather than the uninspiring local riding school I would save for trips to somewhere for schoolmaster type lessons, or weekend riding...
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    nice horse, love the name, wishing you every success with him
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    Carrottom replied to the thread How to stop planting.
    It looks like you have had plenty of advice op, has anything worked?
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    Carrottom replied to the thread Gunky bits.
    Could the tiny blood spots be midge bites? I've seen lots here in the last few days and noticed quite a bit of tails swishing.
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