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    Showing - County versus Local Show differences

    Thanks everyone. Useful stuff! I shall leave extra time for walk from lorry park and getting number. Class is at 8 am so setting off before 5!
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    Showing - local versus county level

    Yes, i am
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    Showing - County versus Local Show differences

    So ... I have entered youngster for an inhand class at a county show. This will be my first county show although we have been reasonably successful at local show inhand classes. The class is Competition Pony youngstock (he is a buckskin German Riding Pony type). Looking for some tips on what...
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    Showing - local versus county level

    So ... I have entered youngster for an inhand class at a county show. This will be my first county show although we have been reasonably successful at local show inhand classes. The class is Competition Pony youngstock (he is a buckskin German Riding Pony type). Looking for some tips on what...
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    Video Arlo goes cross country schooling

    Brilliant! Happy horse having fun. He looks very chilled about it all.
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    Should I rug the ponies? Opinions please!

    It's acually unseasonably cold. Mine are all rugged in this rain I sleep better that way!
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    Farrier issues...

    So glad to be barefoot and not at the mercy of farriers!
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    German Riding Pony registration?

    QUOTE="Lindylouanne, post: 14016862, member: 109573"]OK I see now. I would try the British Sports Pony Society and see what they say. If they can't help they may know who can but I can't see why they couldn't be able to. Let us know how you get on. I contacted the Sports Pony Studbook Society...
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    German Riding Pony registration?

    Thanks so much for your reply. He was bred in Britain. His sire is a graded German Riding Pony stallion and his dam is an registered Oldenburg (Royaldik) x TB, so I think he could be registered as a German Riding Pony? The small stud (now closed) that bred him usually bred bigger horses and he...
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    German Riding Pony registration?

    Adoes anyone know how to register a German Riding Pony as this breed? Ier Ems but no reply. He is a gelding, 3 years old and currently has an AES passport. Many thanks to anyone who can help with advice please.
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    Hoof boots

    I have a horse out of shoes for 3 weeks now. I boot front and back for riding/walking out. Same boots work for all 4. You won't do any harm booting all 4 and if it makes you feel more conident in your rehab work, then why not? I use Equine Fusion boots and they are brilliant for my horse, good...
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    In-hand showing outfits.....Why so frumpy and 80s??!

    Surely it's up to handlers themselves to modernise the outfits that handlers wear. If you don't like tweed, don't wear it. Wear something you feel is comfortable, stylish and suitable and may be others will follow. There aren't many rules about what you can wear in showing, just conventions. No...
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    Can I please introduce....

    He looks gorgeous! Perfect weight and condition. I too have one this age I'm backing myself later this summer so I'll be watching your progress with interest!
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    Ragwort safe for horses, says rewilding authority ...

    Is it inidenous/native? I thought it wasn't
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