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    Full livery or at home?

    Great idea to see if you could tack out some additional - keeping them close to the house in summer and on tack in winter. Another option which i used to do was livery 6 months and home 6 months. So i'd get the use of facilities during the good months and then home to lay off during winter.
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    Blue at Fat Camp

    That was like me walking to the bin. *how the *&&^% did i eat this without even *&%$ing noticing*
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    Blue at Fat Camp

    I feel for him to be honest. I just ate an orange twirl without even realising Id done it and when i went to the packet it was empty. Imagine that. Id jump out of my field too if that happened to me. Poor dab :p
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    Do you think a dog could be happy if...

    Yes. This is a bit of a crazy question to me! My two terriers rarely get lead walked off the farm and quite frankly i wholeheartedly believe they get better exercise and fulfilment from their time out in the fields than they would on a lead walk. Its so enriching - sniffs, nibbles (poo its...
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    I give up...

    I live below a welsh stud and not one of those cobs from a-d ever wear a rug and every single year they cope and they arent loved personal pets. Your horse will be fine unrugged, if needs be.
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    The Great Livery Yard Debate

    I dont know your work situation obviously but it looks like we're staring down the nose of another lockdown, so you could take that one of two ways - stick with cheaper and better the devil you know option OR if you'll be at home more why not enjoy the far better sounding yard 2, which will...
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    WWYD -Livery Issues

    If you live by me and popped past to ask that I' be overjoyed! good luck xx
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    Fields now doggy day care

    I never bloody does though does it for the wrong-uns.
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    Does everybody use full necks on their horses now?

    I own a grey. I own sheep. I think that explains everything.
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    Dealer Yards DESPERATE HELP

    Which is exactly the kind of snark we need here whilst we all die inside from choosing the most expensive hobby in the history of the world.
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    Eventing venues in wales?

    Shame really isnt it? The perfect land for horse sports and there is a huge lack of high end facilities.
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    WWYD -Livery Issues

    Ah well done Dorsetladette, you handled this really well. We're all pleased for you. Sounds like the pony will already be treasured more by the new owner than the old. What any horse deserves.
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    Dealer Yards DESPERATE HELP

    Savage Sarah Mac, we like you. Stay a while...
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    Fields now doggy day care

    Oh yeah doing it properly is no mean feat but I bet most people havent bothered to do it properly!
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    Solo Hacking

    OP you're going to have so much fun! Enjoy x
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    Fields now doggy day care

    Yeah I cant see how dual use is safe, especially where there are some cases of dogs getting sick after eating recently wormed horses poo. I'd choose dogs over horses though. Less destructive.
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    Best Saddle Buying website for 2 x 18" W Immaculate Black Country saddles

    I laughed at the very slight part too :D
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    How do you spend time with your horse?

    Yeah I just hang out, mines out semi retirement possibly not retired if I'm not too lazy and she lives out mainly so we just mooch. Ill scratch her while she's out, go feed her some treats etc. she's sometimes allowed on the yard if its wet so i might sit and have a coffee with her. To be...
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    Question about tying up to a high line

    No help, but looks fun!
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    Sensible heads please ..... Horse buying pre winter!

    I mean I'm all for the companion idea but my horses were deliberately kept separate (but in sight) of each other and suffer no ill effects. Not that I want to start a debate on that part..!
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    Someone tell me not to do it!!!

    Yeah no ones telling you not to do it :p
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    South Wales vets BW Equine or Cotts

    I suppose there is that. But Ive had David on whatsapp on a Sunday when I was worried about things telling me I didnt need an emergency call out and he could come in the week, B&W never offered me anything like THAT level of service (no matter how happy enough I was with them) so I guess its...
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    Sensible heads please ..... Horse buying pre winter!

    Sorry I love buying horses going into winter ;)
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    My first (real) time XC!

    Great jumping! looks like you had so much fun. I dont know if this is your horse and/or if they are coming with you - but we do have XC in Wales too :D
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    Solo Hacking

    Start short, make sure to begin with someone at the yard is expecting you back in 20 mins say? Download what3words on your phone. Whistle while you work to keep any pesky nerves away and enjoy. I choose to ride out alone and I absolutely LOVE it.
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    What would you do?

    No, I wouldnt be worried. I'd just ask them to text me when he moves so I know where I can pop past and say hello.
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    Cross poles info needed please

    Agree with the joining pony club - its well worth it. As for dress code just smart and clean for daughter, it really doesnt need to be fancy or posh! tweed, navy or black jacket, beige/stone/cream jods and a shirt/tie or a showshirt. Jod boots+gaiters or boots. And her BP! :D She'll have a...
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    My best friend ❤️

    I have a tunnel mattress cover from Tuffies and my terriers literally go crazy for it o_O
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    why have a horse if you have it on full livery?

    I couldnt care less what anyone else does personally!
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    My best friend ❤️

    Oh bless <3
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