Recent content by FabioandFreddy

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    Knee blocks for jump saddle

    These are fab: https://saddleselector.co.uk/products/farringtons-leather-knee-blocks I swapped them on my jump saddle for these as hubby as a Farrington International event with these blocks and really comfy and secure.
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    Karidox... How the heck do I get pony to swallow it?

    We added a black flexible tube to the end of a syringe, secured with a jubilee clip, when we had to give Karadox..and then Baytril...to Fabio. You can then get the tube in far enough then syringe in. He accepted that more - possibly as it went straight down and missed his taste buds?! I don't...
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    Dangerous horse

    How long have you had the horse?
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    Duct tape on plastic Jump poles?

    I have some red and white jump poles from Poly Jumps that have severely faded in the sun. Would it work to use coloured duct tape on these to smarten them up?
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    Shivers

    If its for a potential share and the horse is only a mild shiverer i wouldn't have any issues. However i would never buy another with shivers. I had Fabio from a 4 year old and he had very mild shivers. We done everything, dressage, jumped, hacked. He was fantastic until he went downhill rapidly...
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    Another haynet question

    I got a load of these - they are huge and hold a load of hay/haylage but small holes. Half price...
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    Winter faecal water syndrome

    I can't have my boy on haylage - even though ours is drier and more like wrapped hay, it makes it worse! Have to have separate hay for him as all our others are better on haylage (one with COPD). I have found that adding activated charcoal and brewers yeast has helped a lot. I was feeding...
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    How do you clip your horses quarters (trace/blanket clip)?

    For the half circle i use a flexi curve as you can literally guide the clippers around it to get a nice shape and replicate the same size on the other side.
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    Need a cuddle and someone much braver than I to tell me what to expect/do

    Really sorry. You are doing the best for him so he doesn't suffer. I'll pm you if you don't mind? Would like to offer something. x
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    Wychanger Barton saddles

    Well will soon see as ordered the Wychanger Barton saddle ready for saddler coming out to fit next Thursday, can send back if not right. Spoke to the lady at the saddlery that has the saddle before i bought online, she said has had a few of them and identical to Farrington which is good! Have...
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    Why do people buy dogs with potential welfare problems related to extreme conformation and inherited disease?

    Sadly 101 Dalmatians done them no favours with people buying them without researching the breed. They need LOTS of exercise, on a par with collies and springers, they never tire!
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    Why do people buy dogs with potential welfare problems related to extreme conformation and inherited disease?

    *Dalmatian* - I had 2, nicest natured dogs ever. Adored people. However a lot of people get them and underestimate the amount of exercise they need so sadly you see a lot of overweight ones around. We lost our last boy in May at the age of 15. My friend has an English Bulldog - although was...
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    Wychanger Barton saddles

    Thanks anyway!
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    Wychanger Barton saddles

    Thanks Baywonder https://www.aberwielsaddlery.co.uk/products/17-1-2-wide-wychanger-barton-jump-saddle-black Essentially, i've been looking forever for a Farrington International Event in Wide. This saddle looks identical. Know some saddlers put their branding on other saddles and wondering if...
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    Wychanger Barton saddles

    Does anyone know if there's any way to get info on these saddles? I've seen one that may suit for my boy, it has a serial number on it. I have called the shop and the lad i spoke to said they wouldn't have any info on them anymore. Just wondered if there was any other way i could find this/contact?
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