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    Instructor Recommendations ChesterleStreet/Cramlington

    Hi Looking for a list of recommended instructors in the area and how much they charge for 30mins/45mins We have been "winging" it on and off for about 8 years and although I think we've done okay, we have reached as far as we can go without some proper coaching Currently in Chester le...
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    What do you feed?

    Just asking out if curiosity 😊 My loan horse is in light workload (hacked twice a week and schooled twice a week) and is fed a handful of chaff on the days he works
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    Jumping exercises after a break

    Just wondering if anyone has any good exercises for getting a horse back into jumping? We haven’t jumped for about a year, possibly longer, as my jump putterupperer (Mam) injured her shoulder and I prefer not having to stop and start to adjust heights/put back up if he knocks them. Conscious...
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    Freelance Instructors North East

    Hi, Looking for freelance riding instructor in the Newcastle area who will come to my yard. Who would you recommend and how much do they charge (30/45 mins or 1hr)? Thank you :)
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    Feeding advice for Veteran with poor teeth

    Hi all, Looking for some advice for a friend in relation to her retired Veteran Welsh Cob. Exact age not known but I would guess at 25+ and he has not been riden for around 3-4 years now. He hasn't been a good doer for a few years, however this winter she has struggled to keep any condition...
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    How much would you expect to pay for a green horse?

    I'm looking to buy my first horse in the near future and looking for some advice. Although this will be the first horse I have owned, I have 20 years riding and care experience and have worked with green/young horses since I was 14/15. I would be looking for something 16hh+, 4-5 years old...
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    Livery Yards North Tyneside

    Hi Just doing some research at the minute. I’m looking for names and prices of Livery Yards that are in North Tyneside that offer DIY, and what is included Can anyone help? thanks 😊
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    Joint Supplement for Veteran Mare

    Hi :) Just wondering what joint supplements people would recommend? We have a veteran arab mare around 20 years old, she was used as a jumping pony in her younger days. She is quite stiff particularly when she has been in a stable for a length of time (she comes in for a few hours to be...
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    Bit recommendations

    Hi, I am looking for bit recommendations for my gelding. Currently he is in a loose ring snaffle, however I am looking for something slightly stronger for hacking/cross country as he gets pretty excited and forgets that he has breaks. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks :)
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    Hoof keeps cracking!!

    Hi, Last year my loan horse got a large toe crack in his hoof and after many regular trims it seemed as though we were starting to get it under control, there was little evidence of it being there. However recently it has started getting bigger! The crack line has moved at least half way up...
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    Mane pulling alternative

    Hi, My geldings mane is getting unruly and needs trimmed and thinned however he hates having his mane pulled. Does anyone have any tips to get the "pulled" look without actually pulling for both mane and tail? Also, I would greatly appreciate any tips to get his white bits white again...
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    Livery yards Newcastle upon Tyne info greatly appreciated

    Hi :) I will be graduating from university this summer and my aim is to get a full time job and take on my loan horse permanently (Hopefully!). I would greatly appreciate some advice and information on livery yards in and surrounding newcastle. He is currently stabled at a yard in Chester...
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    Livery Yards Newcastle upon Tyne Info greatly appreciated

    Hi :) I will be graduating from university this summer and my aim is to get a full time job and take on my loan horse permanently (Hopefully!). I would greatly appreciate some advice and information on livery yards in and surrounding newcastle. He is currently stabled at a yard in Chester...
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