Recent content by Ibblebibble

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    Never give up on them ;-)

    bless him, what a little superstar.x
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    Horse Shampoo in the bathroom cabinet

    years ago you used to be able to buy a horse shampoo that treated ringworm, I used it as a shower gel for a few days and ringworm went! sadly you can't get it anymore, bloomin EU!!
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    BOGOF! Where do I stand on this and wwyd?

    heroines of the week = GG and jemima askin :D so glad you have a solution for your problem Doormouse.x
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    Glandular fever and returning to riding - WWYD?

    has your dr given you the all clear to ride? a friends daughter who had GF was not allowed to ride until Dr gave her the say so because of the risk of enlarged spleen and rupture if she fell.
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    Still out at night, is this the right thing to do?

    my 21 yr old Tb was out 24/7 for the last 2 years of her life, she was the most chilled out she had ever been and was a lot less stiff than when she was in the usual routine of being in a night.
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    Barbed wire removal!

    gauntlets rather than gloves to protect your lower arm as you can guarantee that the wire will try and grab you round the wrist at some point!
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    unexpected peeing in the house

    will be interested to hear of any advice on this as our 5 year old JRT has started peeing in the house too, almost daily and frequently it's on his own bed :/
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    Hi Vis in the light - REFLECTIVES in the dark

    you may think it's funny but there is a reason that farmers can and do get charged if their animals escape onto the public highway, it's because it is dangerous and can cause a fatal accident. it's the attitude of , 'i can so i will regardless of how it could affect others' that gives horse...
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    Hi Vis in the light - REFLECTIVES in the dark

    so you know that drivers can't see what you are and you think that is good?! I am quite happy to give my horses an easy winter and only ride on weekends, would rather that than spend 4 weeks or months in hospital because a driver couldn't tell what i was and failed to give me enough room...
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    How important is poo picking to you in winter

    I have no choice!! landlord says poo has to be picked, i have a muck heap in the field but it can still be heavy going when it gets wet. i do admit once it gets boggy and vile i do just leave the poo thats in the worst bits, my reasoning being it will get trodden into the mud and the landlord...
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    Photos of real rolled work, as requested

    seeing those pics, i don't don't think i have ever actually seen an example of proper rolled leather, only the top version!! thanks for pics Oz. :)
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    Talk to me about generators

    i had a petrol one on the farm but rarely used it ! solar lights are much cheaper to buy and don't run out of petrol at awkward times and I got a little single ring camping gas stove for the kettle. all much cheaper, quieter and easier to use than the genny and much less likely to be stolen!
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    Making THAT decision - in bits am I right or wrong!!

    there will always be someone who says you should have done this or that different but if the decision is right for you and your horse then thats all you need to worry about. you are not killing her, you are releasing her from pain, if only we could do the same for humans!
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    i heard him talking on the radio the other week and he said, just because we can doesn't mean we should and he judges each case with that in mind. I don't have a problem with a prosthetic limb for an animal which can lose one to amputation and still walk, ie dog or cat, for big animals like...