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    Question for full loaners

    We paid everything. The owner kept the insurance in their name and we paid the cost of the premium to her. When he needed vet treatment we paid the excess
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    hay - tips on using nets ...

    Try small holed nets then ad lib, or double netted?
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    hay - tips on using nets ...

    Has all their hay gone by 8pm? Do they have any left in the morning? Are they overweight or poor at all? Ideally they should have adlib hay so they always have something to eat (as long as no health/weight issues)
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    Breathing problems due to ammonia?

    I've just recently removed the mats from my mares stable and switched from straw to a dust extracted chopped rape straw bedding and soaked hay and her breathing has improved
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    Which country please?

    Which country is it please that prohibits equines been kept alone? A link would be amazing too as I am rubbish at searching online for specific things. Thankyou in advance
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    Size of pony / horse

    14.2hh upwards?
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    "Discontinued" second hand stuff...what the hell..?!

    Also my mate put some used horsey stuff on the £1 auction site on FB and was quids in - folk paying over full whack for half a tin of cornucresine
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    "Discontinued" second hand stuff...what the hell..?!

    People are nuts! A few years ago I got over £50 for a my little pony that had been gathering dust in my parents attic for years
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    Soaking Hay

    I'm only soaking for asthma so do 10-20 mins fully submerged
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    DIY rug repairs

    I've stitched with fishing line and rubbed wax from a candle over the stitches to seal them, not used the rug for a while but it never leaked
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    Winter routines

    Mine is in at night now, I pay for her to be turned out and brought in, and I go up at tea time to muck out, soak her hay, sort her bucket and meds.
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    Scotland sees sense at last......

    As an RVN I see that as a step backwards
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    Feeding hay from a bucket

    I do 2 small soaked nets with an empty trug bucket under each one to catch the drips, it also catches most of the dropped hay
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    How big a bed?

    It's only this last year or so that I've stopped doing her bed right up to the door... I think theres going to be a bit of trial and error with the new bedding until both pony and I are happy