Recent content by Frumpoon

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    What model is this trailer please?

    That trailer is terrifyingly small for the size of horse you prefer
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    Opinions / past experience / advice for intermittent behaviour change

    So sorry to hear this Clutching at straws somewhat but as a young mare are her cycles regular? Do these episodes coincide with her coming into season at all?
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    Breeches! For the love of god why is it so difficult!

    Try racing breeches Breeze Up and T Frost are my preferred brands
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    Opinions / past experience / advice for intermittent behaviour change

    Ah…that blood coming from both sides is a worry One side at a time can be a blood vessel popping through exercise or excitement or similar but both sides might indicate something further up How soon can your vet come?
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    Opinions / past experience / advice for intermittent behaviour change

    I guess from a bone scan I’d be looking for an indication of malformation somewhere that would cause sharp pain but not otherwise show up on other imaging modalities It would tell you whether there was something there but not help you with whether or not it was fixable If money is no object I...
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    Opinions / past experience / advice for intermittent behaviour change

    If you were insured or had about £1500 handy I’d recommend a bone scan It might not change the outcome but inform the decision
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    Farrier Recommendations for Shropshire/ Worcestershire Borders

    If Cathryn Gardner still goes as far as Worcestershire I'd always use her
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    Small rider ...big horse

    No I take it as a massive compliment but I do think we should all practice telling people as kindly as possible they are too fat for their horses
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    Are ex-racers as high maintenance as its claimed?

    I think if you know one ex-racer then you know precisely one ex racer I’ve ridden and owned a few over the years, both in training, in rehab and as riding horses and they are all so different I think flat horses might end up being more fragile because they are started far too young and their...
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    Panorama tonight - racing industry and slaughterhouses

    Absolutely this! Humans are revolting! We are a disease on the face of the planet and the sooner we are all killed off the better
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    Panorama tonight - racing industry and slaughterhouses

    Travelling a horse 350 miles with a career ending injury is unspeakably cruel
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    Ideas to get horse to drink more?

    This is such a useful thread. I’m worried about mine not drinking enough at the moment so lots of good suggestions
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    FLIES!!

    Does it work for normal black flies as well?
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    Ideas to get horse to drink more?

    Without wanting to sound a thousand years old can I just say what a kind and conscientious person you are Ellie
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    My horse had a fit this morning

    Just to say it doesn’t necessarily mean the end of his ridden career completely There’s a specialist neurologist at the London vet school who could probably advise further but I carried on riding mine after his seizures (not directly after obviously)
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