Recent content by jess_asterix

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    Moving up to Novice

    Lllanymynech is a fab first novice is you are ready in time. Purston Manor, Somerford, Kelsall not too bad just want to ride confidently. Bold Heath is nice too. Avoid Cholmondeley.
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    Am I getting ahead of myself.......Stafford BE80 or not????

    You'll be fine especially for an 80 :)
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    Questions for if you've ever bought a "ready made" horse...

    I have had a couplel, not 100% ready made and they all have other strings to their belt now but I have had a lot of guidance and lessons along the way. The horse will only stay at a certain level without correct training for a limited time. You need to keep training and schooling them along the...
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    Kissing Spine Operation Recovery

    This was what I didn't want to do so just spent the money in the first place!!
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    Kissing Spine Operation Recovery

    We have started hand walking this morning. Luckily she is a gem on the ground so don't think this will be an issue. The box rest will be more the problem so she has a friend left in with her. Injections were an option for us but as she isn't insured I decided to just go for the operation as...
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    Kissing Spine Operation Recovery

    Of course I will be following vets advice but just helpful to get other people's experiences too. Have a very good physio who I use so will be working with her too. Have joined the facebook group, thanks :)
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    How much do you pay for lessons? Or how much do you expect to pa

    I pay £45 per however long it takes if one horse at my yard £40 if more than 1 as it is 45 mins travel for trainer.
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    Kissing Spine Operation Recovery

    Oh sorry Ligament resection. Only on 1 gap too.
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    Kissing Spine Operation Recovery

    Hello, just wondering if any of you have any tips or tricks that work well for kissing spine op recovery. Obviously the vet will be sending me home with a plan tomorrow but just wondered if anyone had anything that they felt made a real difference. Thank you :) x
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    Rodbaston. Has new

    Just wish there was a better surface on the warm up arena!
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    How to clean a hunt coat?

    These are the best http://www.toolsuniverse.co.uk/liberon-drill-brush.html?language=en&currency=GBP Get the coat looking like new, don't press too hard though!
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    Stock pins! (May seem trivial, but...)

    I hunt with a pin like this http://www.bespokestocks.com/shop#!/Shires-Plain/p/2605341/category=661016 Much stronger than the 'pretty ones' and I sharpen it with a glass nail file.
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    Progression vs 'just having a go'

    I'd do it! I have done things like this in dressage/eventing and sj!!
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    Event horse

    Millie Dumas has some young horses for sale :)
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