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    Whats people's thoughts of the Monty Roberts methods then

    when i first approached the ih method i admit i was amazed at what they could do with the horse and wanted to find out more so i went to the demos, sadly i was disappointed by what i saw i was also very uncomfortable and it was actually going to the demos that made me look for something else...
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    Views on this pony sanctuary pony...

    my section d used to get allergies and roundabout april time he would get wheezy we used to give him some ventipulmin from the vets and by the time he finished the tub he was fine for the rest of the year, and this only happened when they were rape in the fields next door
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    Water deprivation as a training tool

    this will blow over pp will probably release a statement with some rubbish and all his followers will then ooh and ahh and say what a wonderful man he is, pretty much the same as monty and twh he releases a statement spouting his reasons and all his followers forgive him, the only people i have...
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    dodgy ebayer? do paypal withhold funds?!?!

    hi it is a new policy with paypal/e-bay introduced earlier this year on high priced sale items if you have not alot of transactions or have a new paypal account paypal will hold the money until the seller leaves positive feedback or the 21 days has lapsed my advise would not to leave the...
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    same name
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    saw this....

    erm my daughter probably would lol
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    Co-eee! NEW MEMBERS - tell us about yourself

    i don,t think i have ever introduced myself lol i have six horses cb/tb, cob normand,newforest,welsh mountain and new to us two new forest foals i am basically happy hacking but due to a jumping mad daughter i am slave to her and her ponies and cringe when she makes me jump lol i used to run...
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    can i just say that this thread has made a difference to one horse, malaga it will now get the help it needs and probably skyward knows that she has help if she needs it and maybe venus is doing the one thing she should of done before getting caught up emotionally actually sat back and really...
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    Lockable saddle racks

    we do them pm me as i don,t know wether i can put a link up here
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    What the wierdest thing youv'e passed hacking?

    i felt sorry for him really it turned out he had lost his wife 6 months previous and had never been the same sort of died of a broken heart
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    What the wierdest thing youv'e passed hacking?

    dead body we were out hacking and saw a man lying in a field it later turned out he was an old man who had gone out for a wander and had a heart attack he had been missing for three days
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    french horses

    i also brought a french horse over in the first shipment, i think what you have to understand alot of these are not knackered old horses some are in their prime just surplus to requirements alot of these horses are now ridden and have homes for life mine was 10 yrs old and i have since found out...
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    Eventa Reins?

    yep i have the sabre eventa reins and love them i don,t like rubber reins but these are so soft and pliable
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    Cub Saddle - Girthing query

    you can either go for a dressage girth or a normal tiny girth for these saddles
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    Oster v Bentley brushes

    oster everytime bentley feel cheap compared to them
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    elevator V Heritage bridle which one !!

    i can tell you heritage saddlery (not samuel sharpe one) have just brought out a new elevator bridle and it is superb real english leather i have the black with brown inner and it is the best quality i have had and it costs around 80,00 not to cheap but worth it
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    Guess the breed!

    is their a breed called cute lol!!!!!
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    Is ANYONE in favour of straw?

    love it i am old school of waist high bankings and deep beds, i also think once the horses have finished their hay they can scuffle around in the straw whereas on shavings they can,t i can,t abide rubber matting and the teeniest amount of shavings
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    We found her!

    be very careful when dealing with travellers like jm07 said they have a vast network and will find you, and you will put your own animals at risk so please be careful as for selling the mare if they know you want it even if she is in a state they will try and get the highest price it is false...
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    Cleveland Bay YHL

    well i headed over to her (friend told me she would be there) i am slightly biased having a part bred cb but gala was lovely and waited patiently whilst i desperately tride to find a treat in my bag
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    Your Horse/ILPH quote re Fat Farms

    i think the more you delve into the way we treat theses animals the more dissappointed i become (and not just horses) i knew about the pmu but not about the donkeys i think abuse and neglect goes hand in hand with these disgusting practices why does it have to be that animals are treated this...
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    DIY pessoas...

    can i just say a word of advice we make these and you shouldn,t have rope running all the way around you need bungee at the back and also you should have a metal loop so you can adjust it and the rope stays wear it is sorry guys but without the bungee the horse is just pulling it,s backside...
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    Equine Rescue France is formed!

    ISH-Mad just to let you know us as rescuers also followed strict quarantine rules and strignent vet checks once the horses were home in england as most of us have other horses and wanted all to be safe and healthy, jupiter was sperated from my horses and stabled away from the rest of the horses...
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    Equine Rescue France is formed!

    i replied on the last thread waves hello mairi i don,t think you were shot down in flames but your argument of people paying more than the meat weight price was shot down as you never answered my question as weight per euro ratio on my horse worked out cheaper, and by the way the swiss do eat...
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    maniscorse this is the ilph,s cause, in fact anyone who cares enough to sign the petition, and if you want something to back it up!!! take a look at their website and look at the hook not hoof campaign, there is plenty there to back this up which should be more than enough all melissa is asking...
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    dusty you have it in a nutshell
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    tell that to my horse in the field that i ain,t really saving anything. it is like we keep saying one thing but you are not listening yes we have brought horses over but this does lead to the bigger picture i wouldn,t of posted on here about this for one, once again we know buying a few horses...
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    the ones that are chosen are the urgent cases not because they look pretty or may make some money urgent as in ready for the lorry that is why they have the urgent list (again some people not reading all) rht god forbid your horse ever becomes useless mairi i strongly object that you still...
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    and to be quite honest i don,t need to be patronised and i certainly don,t want a pat on the head for doing this i want people to be aware of what goes on and this thread has had over 1000 views so maybe we are just hitting home to some people
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    obviously pixie you haven,t read all the threads then have you these couple of meat nags as you so politley put it are a means to an end have you gone and actually looked at the hook not hoof campaign which we fully support (said once again)