Recent content by VRIN

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    Failed vetting WWYD

    What was the point in a second vetting if you aren't going to take advice? Bit of a waste of money...
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    Horse prices - groan

    According to H&H as you go further north prices are a little cheaper...
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    I paid in advance
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    Full time workers with horses on DIY... how do you fit in horsey appointments

    My farrier will do my horse when I am not there. he texts me if there are any problems and I pay by BACS.
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    Clinic report: Cudo with Richard Spooner

    If these were administered before a competition which ones would be positive on a drug test?
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    Having a bit of a wobble!

    There is always someone who will read the test for you. Don't forget we are doing this because we enjoy it and what would be the alternative? Have a lovely time and let us know how you get on.
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    Getting worse in the stable

    Mine became a nightmare in the stable just recently - I feared going out in the morning as I expected i would see a head sticking out of a pile of wood. I could find no reason for the dramatic change in behaviour (though never thought of rats). In desperation I bought a quit kick - day one I...
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    Anyone done Berriewood BE?

    If my memory is correct its on an old airfield so is a bit windswept. I did it a few years ago so things may have changed - the ground was very hard and in the SJ my horse fell between fences as there was not much grass cover and it was slippy from dew.
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    Eventing Eventing Aspirations

    Enjoy the journey and everything is possible and worthwhile. As a previous poster says who knows what you will achieve. Start your journey and see what happens ... but most of all enjoy it then whatever hardships, logistics, problems etc you face will be easier to cope with.
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    Horsebox insurers and breakdown recommendations please!

    I have been with NFU for several years and also have their breakdown cover. I have always found their service excellent and competitive. I have used the breakdown service twice for something technical and several times for tyres. The service has always been brilliant and on the 2 occasions they...
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    Alnwick Ford Be event

    Thanks. What the ground like?
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    Best soundproof ears

    I have these and they don't fly off even when the horse shakes his head. I put the surplus crochet under the head piece, make sure its tucked under at the corners, and the front under the brow band and it seems to be fairly stable
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    Alnwick Ford Be event

    Does anyone have any thoughts they can share on Alnwick Ford BE event - am thinking of doing the BE80 but will be our first. Thanks in advance
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    Prospective horse has tested +ve for strangles....what to do?

    You love the horse, its passed a 5star vetting. Once it has the all clear for strangles no reason not to go ahead.
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    Anyone for Eland? Weekend plans :)

    Good luck