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    feeding question

    what problems can/will be caused with feeding amounts of a mix (talking around 3-4 large scoops per day - along with other feeds) to a large horse who is not in work, not fit and will not be in work? thanks (please not I am not feeding my horse the above)
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    feeding question - what problems can be caused with..

    what problems can/will be caused with feeding amounts of a mix (talking around 3-4 large scoops per day - along with other feeds) to a large horse who is not in work, not fit and will not be in work? thanks
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    What do you feed your oldies/fatties?

    My lad (21) is a very good dooer and he has been out of work for 2 years or so, I am wanting to bring him back into work in the next few months at the moment he is getting a handful of hi fi lite and carrots, and the occasional spoonfull linseed oil. I am waiting to feed him something which will...
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    Dizzy?

    Can horses have dizzy spells, or feel light headed? This morning I went to sort my lad out, went to his stable opened the door and turned the light on and he was fine a few minutes later he seemed to stumble back wards and drop his back end as though he had become dizzy and was about to fall...
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    an end has come to the problem, my livery leaves at the weekend

    Tonight I recieved a letter from my livery (she gave it to me as i was leaving) inside the envelope was my money she owes me for the weeks keep and a letter explaning that she will be moving her horse at the weekend due to moving house and wanting her closer to her as she has a new born baby. so...
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    ARGH 2pm and no sigh of owners (warning contains another rant!)

    I appologise for all these rants about my livery! I have been on the yard since around 7 this morning, only to leave the yard a few times to make a cuppa, my dad reamined on the yard and the liverys have not come up to see their mare yet, now half 2!! She was left out last night, was brought in...
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    random/lack of rotine

    I am just wondering if a random routine could have a negative affect on the horse? Just the person who keeps her horse with me seems to keep her horse in one week, she is turned for a few days, in a day or so, back out to stay on a night, and so on and so forth. eg - wasn't stabled the night...
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    Can a random 'routine' affect horses?

    I am just wondering if a random routine could have a negative affect on the horse? Just the person who keeps her horse with me seems to keep her horse in one week, she is turned for a few days, in a day or so, back out to stay on a night, and so on and so forth. eg - wasn't stabled the night...
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    stable door - close or leave open?

    i have three indoor stables, at one side we have a full sliding door which closed on a night, and any other time the horses are in, other side of the stable we have a normal 2 way stable door, bottom is shut when horses are in, top is left open. we have two gaps in the wall at the top at each...
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    is it ok to...?

    i have three indoor stables, at one side we have a full sliding door which closed on a night, and any other time the horses are in, other side of the stable we have a normal 2 way stable door, bottom is shut when horses are in, top is left open. we have two gaps in the wall at the top at each...
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    very worried....ucas post in careers please reply

    thank you
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    help needed asap - uni personal statment

    i am applying for an equine science course and i know what sort of things i would like to include in my personal statment but i cannot find it in me to start it, i have writers block, does anyone have any suggestions on how to start it off? help is greatly needed and appriciated thank you
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    trampoline & fitness

    I am considering buying a small trampoline to use on a daily basis to help improve my fitness, does anyone have one if so does it work, have you noticed any improvments, worth the money? What does it actually help tone, is it just your legs? Any info would be great as I would buy one tomorrow...
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    advice needed on how to grow a....

    .....backbone? (metaphorically speaking of course) As some of you may be awear I am having a few slight problems with my livery, and today was the first time I have seen her in around a week and I was un able to tell her that I was extreamly unhappy about no-one coming to see her horse for her...
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    is it bad for him?

    i bought my pony a garlic lickit but doesn't like it but my dog has taken a very huge liking to it, is he okay to have it? as he is most likely to try and eat it rather than just lick it. any posts are welcome, thanks
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    should i charge them or not?

    <u> i have posted this on CR and NL, as i need as much help as possible so i have just copied and pasted my previous posts sorry it is so long, i am not sure if i should charge my livery because of what i have done for her over the past two days, or is it unfair? thanks </u> i am so annoyed...
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    what should i do?

    i am so annoyed right now!! a couple keep their horse with me on diy livery. the girl is due to give birth any time soon, i sent them a letter offering to help out due to the baby so close to arriving and they told me (rather rudley) not to help. i looked after her over xmas because they didn't...
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    Robinsons sale

    Has anyone ordered from their winter sale if so have your goods arrived yet? I ordered from them the morning after the sale started and i am just wondering if anyone else has ordered from them and recieved what they bought as i haven't yet
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    ARGH!

    It is now 2pm I went to see my boy (who stopped in the field last night but is usualy stabled on a night) at 9ish this morning (early as i didn't get to sleep until 5ish) fed him, hayed him, checked his rugs etc.........it is now 2pm and his girlfriend has not been turned out, although her mum...
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    Driving tests to become harder...!

    Heard on the news that due to the large amount of young drivers being involved in accidents they are considering increasing the level of difficulty for the driving tests. Although they claim that only 35% of pupils pass their test each year. What do you think about this? Should they make the...
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    fat old boy

    My boy is 21 and has been out of work since summer 05 (out of work in the winter due to nowhere to exercise and due to injury during 3/4 of this summer). Due to him being so unfit he has a huge belly and I am not too sure what this is down to as he has been wormed (but i will worm him again for...
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    Horse not drinking

    I am suspecting that my horse isn't drinking on a night. He has one huuuge bucket and only seems to go down a tiny bit (inch at a push - but could this be down to evaporation rather than consumption) but he seems fine and acting himself he has only been stabled for the past 2 nights so i am...
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    Cloudy Night

    "Cloudy Night, best known for finishing second best in the 2005 Hickstead Derby with Tim Stockdale, has died after developing a severe leg infection. She was 14. The grey mare by Cantus won more than £70,000 in prize money. Claire Heynemann bought her at the beginning of the year and was looking...
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    HUGE RANT!!!!!!!!!!! I can't believe she did that...!!!! ANNOYED

    I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO annoyed beyond words that i am shaking and could quite possibly cry right now....as some of you may have read with my previous post about a livery (Stable Yard) things seem to have got slightly worse. I sent her a letter since this is the only way she is...
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    Zara - sports personality of the year!

    Well done to her!
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    What should I charge?

    At the moment one person is keeping her horse on my land and is paying £20 per week. This is for the field (huuuuuuuge plus company from my horse) the horse is checked by myself at least twice a day, more if her owner(s) come to the yard, and my aunt sometimes comes down and will at least check...
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    Weeing inside.....

    I own an 8yro border collie and have owned him since he was a pup (and yes just to clarify he was properly toilet trained). He is regulary walked and has unlimited acess to our fields next to our house (private so we can let him straight out of the house into the fields) but recently he has...
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    14 month old boy mauled.

    As some of us on here suspected rottweilers are once again back in the papers, as another child has been mauled. I just hope that even with these bad incidents that the whole breed does not get slated again. I read about this in the metro today. "A toddler was savages by his grandparents'...
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