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    Insurance premium costs

    I have my retired boy with Harry Hall, claimed last year for a nasty kick and they paid out, no hassle
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    Having a horse put down - Injection or Gun ?

    I’m so sorry you’re having to make this decision, I’ve just lost my 26yr old mare, this was my first time and my vet was amazing, she explained everything beforehand including that my mare could ‘run’ once down and make sighing noises but that she would be gone and that it was just muscles...
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    Retiring Horse

    My two are both retired to injury’s, my mare was retired at 6 she tore her DDFT and had some other complications with it, she is now almost 26! then my gelding I bred and unfortunately had a field accident as a youngster which meant he could not be ridden so I have never even sat on him and he...
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    Getting a Dog - where to start?

    Just caught up with this thread, was going to say keep an eye out for small greyhounds, my girl is only 20kgs and tiny! I've had my girl 5 years now and she has been amazing! I always wanted to take on a greyhound and she has been everything I hoped for and more. I really hope it works out you
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    Best horse insurance companies (recent experience only please)

    I have been with Petplan (horses and dogs) for many years and have always been extremely happy with the service, claims forms are easy to fill out and decision and payment have been quick, then any further treatment claims for the same injury or illness have been very simple and fast. I wouldn't...
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    Dog clippers recommendations

    I have just had to do this with my WCS. I purchased these then got the 7 blade off Amazon, I was really nervous, like you had been doing my own horses for 20+ years but never a dog. I was...
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    How long have your owned your horse.

    My mare it will be 20 years on the 26th of this month! I remember picking her up like it was yesterday, scary how fast it's gone and then her son I bred and he turns 14 next month
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    Hogging help

    Masterclip do some trimmers that are fairly quiet, I have also used scissors to hog when I randomly decided my mare needed redoing and my clippers were at home, it turned ok!
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    Look who we met today......

    Oh he is scrummy, I really hope it goes well for you. My girl was 18 months old when we got her (7 now) and wasn't and still is very much not cat friendly! Yet is absolutely fine with small dogs, my mum has JR terriers and no issues at all and at agility we have allsorts and she never looks...
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    Battery horse clippers

    I have the masterclip HD Roamers, I don't have access to electricity either, so couldn't use my old corded ones, have to say I really like them, Not sure I would now go back to my corded heavy duty ones. I have done 3 or 4 full clips on my old girl plus regular hogging and trimming etc, they...
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    Mud fever..... or not??

    My boy gets something very similar on both his hind feet, on his pink skinned socks. I have now worked out (I think!) it's actually from them being wet (long grass, dew on the ground etc) and then the sun burns the pink skin. I then end up struggling all winter to clear it. This year from...
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    Rest in Peace Ace greyhound - 17.9.2014-18.11.2020

    I'm so sorry to hear this, just heartbreaking. thinking of you. x
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    Foal Friday - 2020

    Fab photos, takes me back to when I was posting about Spyro being born, it seems like yesterday but he was somehow 13 this year!
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    Introduce your dogs: pictures and nicknames

    I have an 11yr old working cocker and a 6yr old Greyhound. The cocker is Sam, he came with the name when I got him from his breeders at 8 months old, he doesn’t really have nicknames apart from Samuel if he’s being naughty (Although now he is deaf that’s pointless anyway!!) or SamuelSpaniel My...
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    When your terrier thinks he is a greyhound....

    Ahh bless, I have a greyhound who thinks she is a spaniel! I have such a similar photo with the spaniels and a greyhound in the middle but it won’t upload:(