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    Gastric Ulcers......advice/help please.

    As the " nervous " previous owner of said orange horse, when I owned him he had ad lib soaked hay and two feeds a day of Mollichaff Calmer, which is a high fibre feed, I fed no short feed, I added garlic and Equine America Glucosamine, and Naf Liquid Pro Feet, and grated carrots. He was...
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    What time are your horses turned out?

    04.45 on work mornings in at 14.30 otherwise it is 06.00 in at 15.30, wish it would stop raining field resembles a paddy field!!
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    Yay, FINALLY I have a new horse

    I am really pleased that you are both getting on, will be interesting to see some of the comments on here!! Like the pictures and videos, I told you it would be worth trying him!
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    Heritage Comfort Bridles off Ebay

    Hi Matt, Made to measure saddle brilliant, should have done it a long time ago would have saved a fortune, girth and stirrup leathers still good as new. I purchased a "so-called" Heritage bridle years ago from ebay, wished I hadn't! Still you live and learn.
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    Eeeek ....... it must be proper winter because

    During three months last winter I had 37 rats drowned in my horse's water bucket, they only ever went in Jake's water the other two horses never had any in! My father in law stores ground barley and wheat in the barn behind the stables, no amount of poison has any effect, at the moment my sons...
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    Second hand cob saddles?

    Have PM'd you
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    4 slot buckle guards help please!

    Have tried ebay there are plenty of two and three slots but no fours, thanks for all your suggestions.
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    Where are all the so called safe cobs?

    I think cobs are the " Baldrick " of the horse world they always seem to have a cunning plan to do something different each day to test you. Cobs are VERY bright that is why they appear to be thick, they are not stupid, there is no such thing as a 100 percent safe horse of any type, after all...
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    4 slot buckle guards help please!

    Unfortunately they seem few and far between nowadays, I did ask the saddle supplier but he did not have any, I will have to keep trying,
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    4 slot buckle guards help please!

    I have just purchased a new saddle that has point and balance straps, unfortunately it was supplied with three slot buckle guards, can anyone tell me where I can get 4 slotted ones from as the balance strap is a nuisance as it slips about, many thanks.
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    saddles for barrel shaped cobs?

    Hi, I have had the same problem, after trying several different saddles, I bit the bullet and sent a template and several photos to Matt Marlow ( had seen good comments on here) I now have a custom made working hunter saddle which fits him like a glove, is excellent quality, has a variety of...
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    Liverpool Wood Pellets good/bad experiences please :)

    I orderred my LWP last Wednesday they were deliverred on Friday, I live in Norfolk, I think that is brilliant service. I have been using them for about two years, to damp I put a bag of pellets in a tub trug then add a bucket of water I leave them about an hour while I do the other stables by...
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    Olympic tickets - what did you get??

    I applied on the last day for two xc tickets, I was really surprised when I got them, I have now booked my seat on the coach to get there, sorted!
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    The best non- stretch leathers?

    I bought some non stretch leathers from Matt Marlow they were mid price range, they have not stretched at all, my treadstone and shires leathers did.
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    over 40's- what sort of horse do you ride?

    I am 50 in a couple of months, I have now found my ideal horse, he is a rotund black cob from the ILPH, we have had him for 4 years for my teenage son to hack, but boys being boys, work and girls have intervened. I started hacking Jake last summer, the first time he had hacked out on his own, he...