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  1. SVMel

    EVENTING LIVE STREAM

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/equestrian/9040289.stm Hope this works xxxx
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    Mary King about to go, BBC red button

    As title, she's about to go if you want to see it!!!!
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    Supplements for general stiffness also in vet.

    Hiya, Just a quick question, I have a mare who has spent her life in a go anywhere, do anything frame of mind, even better if we can do it flat out :D She is 18 yo now, and over the last few months has started to stiffen up a lot. First noticed it when picking out her feet, farrier commented...
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    Supplements for general stiffness

    Hiya, Just a quick question, I have a mare who has spent her life in a go anywhere, do anything frame of mind, even better if we can do it flat out :D She is 18 yo now, and over the last few months has started to stiffen up a lot. First noticed it when picking out her feet, farrier commented...
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    Sunday morning WEG coverage

    Ok, so the F1 was a bit of a disappointment for Lewis, poor love, But I am going to cheer myself up with a bit of WEG coverage. Its on Eurosport, apparently at 10.15 til 12.30, in case anyone has it, Virgin channel 521, sorry don't know where it is on Sky!!!!!
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    WEG on Eurosport tonight

    To anyone who has British Eurosport, the WEG Driving is on from 7.30 til 9 tonight, and the vaulting follows!!!!!! Thank goodness for Eurosport!!!!!!!!!!!! Enjoy xxxx
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    So not horsey - concert for heroes

    Sorry, just watching this, Enrique singing hero for the forces, brought tears to my eyes. Very emotional. Go help for heroes, great work xxxxx
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    New horsey site and forum :D

    Hi all!! Following the thread on what forums we all use on a regular basis, I realised thet apart from HHO I don't use ANY other horsey forum!!! So, I went a-hunting, and came across this one: http://www.talkingofhorses.co.uk/ This is the main webpage, obviously the forum is under...
  9. SVMel

    Opinions on 'horses being horses'....

    Hi all! Saw some pics today that got me thinking. They were of an international showjumpers horses just chilling in their stables, pics taken this week. All the horses were wearing thick night rugs, rambo's and the such like. Now I know that a lot of the top horses are kept clipped all...
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    Sick dog, again!!! Burning the midnight oil

    Hi all!! Can't believe it, it's one thing after another with us!!! So, doggy with mast cell cancer (doing ok with that as far as vet and I can tell), has recently had horrid deep seated chest infection which has taken since mid May to shift (huge vets bills!), had a bad sickness and diarrhoea...
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    H&H News today - Parelli apologise????

    To quote from the article: Alice Bell, from the Royal Festival of the Horse, told H&H: "We immediately went to inspect the horse with the senior vet. He examined him and was completely satisfied the horse's welfare had not been compromised." A spokesman for Parelli said: "We do feel that...
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    Should I dilute Avon SSS?

    Hi guys. I have some Avon Skin so soft dry oil spray to use on the neddies, one of which is a sweet itch sufferer. I was wondering, should I be diluting it, or spray it on neat?? If I should, then in what quantities??? Thanks in advance, I just hope it works for poor itchy pony :(
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    Who's best for backs, South Hants?

    Hi all!! Following on from my request for saddler recommendations, I now need your help to find a) Someone to do my back, as its been years since I had it done, and I suspect I'm crooked too!! b) Someone good to check out neddies back. Tried a different saddle on her yesterday, it sits...
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    Good saddle fiter needed south hants

    Hi! Does anyone want to recommend me a good saddle fitter? I am in Titchfield / Fareham area in South Hants. Last time I had my saddle checked and adjusted I was totally unimpressedand ended up having to use riser pads under a short time after. So I definately don't want them back again...
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    Respiratory infection

    Hoping that someone has come across the same thing!!!! My 11 year old great dane x collie (don't ask!!!) went for his boosters a few weeks ago, but didn't have them due to a very rattly chest. This was to my surprise as he hadn't been coughing or in any way under the weather. Two weeks...
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    Rain scald?????

    :confused:Hi all. Have posted this in vet, but thought I'd pop it here too! Quick question, can you still get rain scald if the skin has not been subjected to wet conditions? My mare reacts to some fly bites with yellow puss crusted scabs, which I pick off, hibi scrub and stick cream on...
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    Rain scald?

    Hi all. Quick question, can you still get rain scald if the skin has not been subjected to wet conditions? My mare reacts to some fly bites with yellow puss crusted scabs, which I pick off, hibi scrub and stick cream on. Usually solved within a couple of days. However, she suffered a...
  18. SVMel

    Feeding after shock

    A friend's pony was discovered in a river this morning. Thankfully she was got out quickly and seems ok, just cold (shivering). Put in stable, rubbed down, rugged and watched for the day. She was eating her straw bed straight away. My question is this. I advised the owner not to give her...
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    Grazing muzzle 1st day

    :(Hi! Am using a grazing muzzle for the first time this year on our shetty, trying to avoid laminitis. He doesn't have it, but got very fat last year on new grazing, so am trying to stop any problems before they start. Today is the first time he has a muzzle on and I feel so rotten I don't...
  20. SVMel

    Kitsune

    I think your PM's are full .....
  21. SVMel

    live foaling cam NOW!!!!!!

    http://www.marestare.com/fcam.php?alias=twinacres foaling right now!!!!!
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    Imminent foaling????

    http://www.marestare.com/fcam.php?alias=twinacres Have never seen a labour or foaling before, so was wondering, do you all think this mare looks close? I do, but having never seen it before (always turn up after its all over!).......... Hope the link works!
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    Mare stare addiction!!

    Having recently discovered this site thanks to lovely HHO-ers, I am now finding I have an addiction! I can't help just having a 'quick' check which seems to turn into a far longer internet session than I intended!!! Much housework falling beside the way in favour of scouring the cams hoping...
  24. SVMel

    Over heating & colic

    I heard of a horrid incident today and would like to know what you all think. This is the story as told to me: Staff arrived and found horse flat out in stable, obviously distressed and in pain. They got him up and stripped him off to find he was wearing six, yes SIX, medium to heavyweights...
  25. SVMel

    Shortest day brings on silly man syndrome!

    Hiya all!! Well, we've all made it to the shortest day YAY!!!!! From now the days start getting longer which is a nice thought to hold on to even if you can't really see the evidence of it happening!! However, in my house, either this has brought on daft man syndrome or its the excitement of...
  26. SVMel

    Rides around Titchfield, hants

    Hi all! Have recently moved horses to a private place all on our ownsome (hooray!!) and am starting to explore! Was just wondering if anyone from the Titchfield / Fareham ish area knows where to get on the old railway line at Knowle? Am struggling to find out!! Also, if anyone has any...
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