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    Skib replied to the thread Premature end to camp.
    Sorry about your son. We have just told our student grand daughters we dont think we should walk with them tomorrow after all. Not till...
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    Skib replied to the thread Does everyone compete?.
    Never competed at all. I love to ride alone on the horse. Though we have one rosette. Saying 1965- 2015. A gift from the lovely Ross...
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    I always wanted a red setter when I was a little girl. On afternoon walks with my Nanny and pram we met someone walking a couple. I am...
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    Skib replied to the thread Time after horses AGAIN.
    By my calculation it costs more to own than to ride a RS horse or to share. But it isnt too late to own another. I am over 80 and I...
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    I had to retire my beautiful boy, age 10, due to a serious injury. He's ok and I manage his pain levels with supplements and bute, but...
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    Skib replied to the thread Time after horses AGAIN.
    You never get your favourite back . But why lose the skills and fitness you gained from that shared relationship? It is two years since...
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    Skib replied to the thread Make it make sense!!.
    I too have been taught those two different ways and by the same RI. Some years apart. One theory (Podhajsky and Charles Harris)) keeps...
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    Skib replied to the thread how to size a rider to a horse.
    Apart from height and weight, older riders like me will have difficulty sitting astride a wider horse like a cob or one that has a broad...
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    Skib replied to the thread Reins for hacking.
    Could someone please explain what a "Continental" rein is? Does it just indicate made of canvas rather than leather? I have kindly been...
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    Skib replied to the thread where do you.
    Life Venture waist wallet. Had mine for years. Big enough for phone too in summer...
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    Skib liked oldie48's post in the thread Update on Rose!.
    I haven't posted for a while so thought I'd give a quick update on Rose's hock injury. It was a fairly minor injury to the collateral...
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    Skib replied to the thread Reins for hacking.
    Thank you again. I would indeed like to try them but due to age etc, we are still pretty much locked down for the time being. The only...
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    Skib replied to the thread Dressage.
    I have and constantly referred to Carl Hester's first very old book. Down to Earth Dressage: How to Train Your Horse He wrote a further...
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    Skib replied to the thread Dressage.
    I rode a beginners' RS pony. Had a weekly lesson and I learned the movements together with the pony by starting with the lowest level...
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    Skib replied to the thread Reins for hacking.
    I love these replies. Thank you. But not adventurous, no. I need reins that are conventional - as she is a share and they will be used...
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