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    Shay replied to the thread Continual problems.
    I had a cob type like this on trial. Stiff behind, camped under but unable to collect, reluctant to load. Turned out to be the very...
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    XC boots and SJ boots serve different purposes. You will not find one boot suitable for both. XC front boots cover the front on the...
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    Shay replied to the thread Lunging my excitable mare.
    Lunging is actually quite an art. With behaviour like this it is usually better to get a good intructor on the ground to help you. It...
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    Shay replied to the thread First set of spurs.
    If you want something suitable as a "first spur" (although I shudder somewhat at the thought of that) try a comb spur like this...
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    Shay replied to the thread Feed Balancers.
    A broad spectrum vit / min supplement is eactly the same. As Leo says - most balencers have a load of rubbish in them you don't want...
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    Shay replied to the thread Horse that won't eat hay.
    Might help to know where you are? (Not specifically - just the country!!) Without knowing what might be available to you the best we...
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    Amazon prime?
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    Shay replied to the thread Horse that won't eat hay.
    Doesn't sound like you are in the UK OP?
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    Shay replied to the thread Taking energy out my horse.
    Arizona1's logic may be faulty but the basic premise is right. (As is Pearlsinger) Horses are designed to trickle feed and the easiest...
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    Shay replied to the thread Shadow Roll - BS legal?.
    Although I've not tried to use one the rule does seem fairly clear - they would be prohibited. The rule reads Blinkers or any...
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    If you ride with both hands you can manage a type of "conversion". Rather than pulling back on the rein to turn just open therein. As...
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    Shay replied to the thread Livery costs.
    Close to Guildford you are looking at £200 - £250 absolute minimum for DIY, stable plus arena. You might get down to £180ish for grass...
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    Mine did too. I use "Dimpa" bags from Ikea. £2.99 each. Large enough for 2 heavy weight turnouts or 6 odd fleeces. (and pretty much...
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    Shay replied to the thread Strangles.
    Strangles is quite persistent and can be carried from yard to yard by vermin. OP your description does sound like strangles - but the...
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    Shay replied to the thread Horse that won't eat hay.
    Could you have got silage by mistake? Silage is what is fed to cattle - and can be poisonous to horses. But as others have said - if...
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