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  1. Pedantic

    How would you handle this?

    Highway code applies to all, police ambo fire engine etc, maybe a friendly call to the local police to say about the road used is regular by riders.
  2. Pedantic

    Deep Litter Shavings...

    Its a channel which runs to a drain on the right after the next stable, so any water or wee runs away :-) the Hi Viz paint stripes I put on to stop me tripping on dark mornings, he has been in that stable for about 10 years now, he is used to them. Chainsaw on the floor with no chain on, I had...
  3. Pedantic

    Deep Litter Shavings...

    I meant to say as well, the Comfybed plus settles nicely and doesn't tend to blow about :) he does lay down on it.
  4. Pedantic

    Yard choices, help needed to decide.

    Depends on what riding you do, do you need a menage ? or mostly hack, is there hacking at the other place ? if so do others hack or just keep their horses there, do you need hacking company, or do you have regular lessons in a menage ?
  5. Pedantic

    Deep Litter Shavings...

    Never done deep litter bed, mucked out a friends a few times though, I ended up taking the lot out as I wasn't used to it, I use Comfybed plus, depth is about 6 to 7 inches, I take out poo and the wet patch every morning, it's handy that he usually poo's in the same place, and pee's in one spot...
  6. Pedantic

    Giving yard notice concerned

    When I have decided to move, I just go asap and pay whatever notice was agreed when I started there, I don't care about the money, in your case just go, then pay for a week, they get a free week of doing nothing of anything, they can like it or lump it, you have clear conscience and reputation...
  7. Pedantic

    Oww my head

    I fell off as just getting on, we were on the other side of farm gate, had to put foot on fence as no mounting block at the time, bloody big noise from other side of the neighbors fence spooked my Po, I landed flat on my back looking like a dying fly LOL
  8. Pedantic

    Whispering Willows Sentence

    We need Judges voting in or out by the public on their performance, so many criminals getting a slap on the wrist, and full sentences need to be served, too much of this let out early crap, victims get a lifelong sentence.
  9. Pedantic

    Would you and do you turn out on rough frozen ground?

    Ours in at night out in the day regardless of ground, I prefer out, as I dont think standing in a stable 24 hours a day is a good thing.
  10. Pedantic

    When was the last time you rode?

    Weather rarely stops me riding, if I want to ride I do, rode Friday Saturday and today, at the moment due to menage surface being crap its just hacking out, I have been riding the 3 days on the go for a while, then he gets all week off, with him being nearly 27 it tends to be 50mins round the...
  11. Pedantic

    Not fitting in at livery

    Give it time, horsey people are all weird anyway, so don't take it too personally, as others say, wintertime, see how it goes when the sun comes out and everyone is feeling brighter.
  12. Pedantic

    Would you be upset? Renting dilemma

    Very bad manners and rude for you not to be consulted and given some notice on this, but as we live in a NOA nothing surprises me anymore.
  13. Pedantic

    Is it too soon...

    Weather is rather extreme at the moment, maybe hang on a while, if they are well cared for and getting some exercise it's better than a lot of places.
  14. Pedantic

    How sad.

    It's in my will if I go first my Po at nearly 27 with cushings is to be pts, couldn't bare the thought of him not being properly cared for and to have a dignified end.
  15. Pedantic

    Horror stories

    Could write a book on it, but probably wont ;)
  16. Pedantic

    Vet / Needle phobia

    Could you try a twitch ? I had terrible trouble trying to put antibiotic gel in my Po's eye, to the point of nearly having a large metal field gate land on top of me, big fight with risk of injury to both of us everytime, then found twitching his left ear worked a treat, so much quicker safer...
  17. Pedantic

    Nice water Wade hack

    At McFluff ,Yes, it clicks forward when I use it on dark days :) cut off the straps and fit to poll with small elecrtic cable ties https://www.wolseley.co.uk/product/raptor-vision-one-head-torch/
  18. Pedantic

    Nice water Wade hack

    He has his moments LOL :-)
  19. Pedantic

    Guilt - I'm not 'doing' in the morning

    I don't like mine in 24/7 if I can help it, but it's never an ideal world in the horsey game, particularly with the crazy weather we have now, at the last yard when the fields flooded, they shared a turnout area for 2 hours each on a rota, but he had a bigger stable then, decent sized stable to...
  20. Pedantic

    Nice water Wade hack

    Sat at home a bit bored, so posted for those not on FB who havent seen our Saturday Water Wade
  21. Pedantic

    Sudden epiphany, followed by more doubt

    There is no one thing fits all horses, they are all going to be needing different requirments for feeding rugging or not rugging clipped not clipped blah blah due to breed age etc, whether stabled a lot or 24/7 turnout into bare fields or lush fields bare concrete paddock etc, I do what works...
  22. Pedantic

    Keeping Warm

    Long Sleeved T shirt, long sleeved jumper, gilet, camo jacket, jods, full thick chaps so I can ride and feel the saddle, thin socks and thermo socks and proper insulated wellies, cap, thick gloves for mucking out, thin grippy water proof for riding, sometimes have to take off camo jacket when...
  23. Pedantic

    Bullying instructors

    You should be left with a positive feeling after your lesson, if not then something wrong. As a "paying customer" ,I am too old to take any crap from anyone.
  24. Pedantic

    Hermes

    Royal Mail did me out of £2.00 just before Christmas, I cant be arsed to chase it, but feel a bit annoyed.
  25. Pedantic

    Opinions Needed!

    Stuff like hoof oil joint supplement creams etc I get online as its more convenient having it delivered, feed bedding rugs flymasks footwear overeach boots and the like I tend to get from the local outlet, as I like to try and support local business if I can.
  26. Pedantic

    Pictures "THROUGH THE EARS"

    Cant beat a decent behind the head pic :)
  27. Pedantic

    Pictures How to fix this mane?

    Yep looks fine, leave it
  28. Pedantic

    Livery yard trouble.

    Same as everything in life, if you rely on anyone else you end up dissapointed, you are a paying customer, they either do as you have asked, or you spend your money elsewhere.
  29. Pedantic

    Livery Issue.

    Best out of that yard. NOFA
  30. Pedantic

    Clipping advice

    Being a Bloke, I wear a boiler suit, and have the bottoms go over my wellies, or you end up with socks and wellies full of fur, I only wear a Bra on special occasions.... but thanks for the tip :D
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