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    Personalised embroidery rugs and kit

    I'm lucky enough to have been offered some sponsorship by my company for some competition rugs and other kit. I would love to have some recommendations for which rug/embroidery company people use? I'm reluctant to use one who makes own brand rugs unless recommended as I would be wary of fit and...
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    Bandages that wash and stay in shape!

    I am about to buy another set of bandages as the previous ones (HKM) have stretched and become useless, they also bobble in the wash. I have a set of Anky that are brilliant but am interested to know which other brands you use that wash and wear well? Thank you
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    Help CD's for freestyle

    I am competing in our first freestyle on Saturday. I have the music all ready and licences and need to burn it to a new CD. Last weekend we did this and although it played on my car and lorry en route it then wouldn't play in the practice arena CD player? I'm not techy enough to know why and yet...
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    Tight hamstrings - also in competition

    I have a 12 yr old WB who is working and competing at medium and the horse of my lifetime! He is turned out every day and hacks out on lanes and up and down grassy hills. He has regular physio and massage and stretches fantastically across his back in warm up and warm downs. The problem lies...
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    Tight Hamstrings on my dressage horse- also in veterinary

    I have a 12 yr old WB who is working and competing at medium and the horse of my lifetime! He is turned out every day and hacks out on lanes and up and down grassy hills. He has regular physio and massage and stretches fantastically across his back in warm up and warm downs. The problem lies...
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    Summer sheet for warm blood shoulders?

    I have a 16.1hh warmblood who I'm struggling to find a summer sheet that doesn't rub. All his other rugs are premier equine and fit fantastically. However the summer sheet is high cut and strangles him. Any without shoulder darts rub. I'd love recommendations for chunky warmbloods p,ease. He's...
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    Overcoming trailer issues??

    I am interested to learn about others success stories based on my recent issues. I have a Richardson excel rear facing extra large trailer pulled by a v large 4 x 4. 3 of my horses travel fantastically without moving inc one that won't travel forwards or sideways! My news horse is 12, never...
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    Full/Dressage Livery in Herts/Bucks

    As we narrow our search for a new house it is centred on Chesham or Berkhamsted area and now I need help finding livery. I am looking for full livery with an indoor school and turnout. Preferably an onsite rider for my advanced dressage horse and hacking as yes he does that too! I could Live...
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    Full livery near Chesham/Berkhamsted

    As we narrow our search for a new house it is centred on Chesham or Berkhamsted area and now I need help finding livery. I am looking for full livery with an indoor school and turnout. Preferably an onsite rider for my advanced dressage horse and hacking as yes he does that too! I could Live...
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    Livery in Hertfordshire - Patchetts?

    I am looking for a move to a new livery yard, preferably dressage focussed for later in the year. New to the Herts area, I would be interested to hear experiences of Patchetts? I am looking for full livery with indoor facilities and access to competitions although this is usually offsite...
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    Rakelin - experiences of it?

    I would be interested to hear people's experiences of using Rakelin in horses. I have a 5yr old dressage horse who we are working through a series of diagnostics (nerve blocks, x rays and soon a bone scan) to eliminate a back/sacro iliac/ pelvis issue. He is currently so reluctant to move...
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    Loading Help - Monty Roberts or Similar

    Does anyone have contact details for a natural horsmanship/kelly marks/parelli loading coach they have used with success in the Surrey area? I used one a while ago and have lost their details, spent 2 hours loading at Merrist wood with my 4 year old today! Many Thanks
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    Ideas for a new name?

    If you are any good at naming new horses please read on!.... My new 4 year old dressage warmblood mare needs a full name. It must start with the word "World ........" and the second part should preferably start with the letter D to fulfill hanovarian registration rules. All ideas...
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    Brood Mare loan agreement

    I am in the process of loaning my mare as a brood mare. I have a standard loan agreement which I have used before but would like more specific one covering a brood mare. I havent loaned one before so would really appreciate any help on where to find one or experiences of using one? Thanks
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    Loan Agreement for Brood Mare

    I am in the process of loaning my mare as a brood mare. I have a standard loan agreement which I have used before but would like more specific one covering a brood mare. I havent loaned one before so would really appreciate any help on where to find one or experiences of using one? Thanks
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    Dispair and brood mare ideas?

    After a long and emotional 18 months my beautiful 5 year old warmblood mare was reassessed today for soundness and she has not fully recovered. We are absolutely devesatated as we thought she was making good progress. After so much time, money, many different attempts to resolve it and an...
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    Interval training.

    I am in the process of getting a new horse fit to event and am interested in your experiences of interval training. Also a suggested interval session? I have googled it with little success. Many Thanks
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    Dog psychologist/behaviourist - Guildford?

    I would appreciate any recomendations for the above in the Guildford/Godalming area. It needs to be for outside the classroom with other dogs. Focusing on aggression when on the lead, when approached by other dogs and in a pack but all outside the classroom. All recomendations welcomed. Many...
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    Update on head nodding/banging

    Thank you to all those who kindly sent me messages. My new horse was diagnosed today with degeneration in her hock and compensatory damage in her shoulder. Only showing up now as I have started to increase work and compete her ready for the event season. As she is on loan she can go back and...
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    Bridle Lameness

    Im interested in your experiences of overcoming bridle lameness. My 7 yr old thoroughbred event mare who've I've not had long started head banging and nodding and sometimes looking lame in front. The conclusion is bridle lameness as it stops when she accepts the contact and works from behind...
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    Head nodding/banging whilst ridden?

    I have had a new 7 yr old thoroughbred mare for 3 weeks now. Successfully SJ'd at the weekend round British Novice, hacks out great etc. However on the flat she has a very strong habit of nodding her head the minute you pick up any contact however light. I have exhausted all my ideas including...
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    Ballot for Tweseldown BE90?

    Im keen to do the Tweseldown BE 90 at the end of March on a day ticket but would be interested to know of peoples experiences with the intro there last year. Did you get balloted? And did you get in? Thank you
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    Quick Ties - your experience?

    Has anyone got experience of using the new quickties, if you've not seen them they are rubber with clips and designed to release more quickly than bailing twine in the event of a horse panicking. We have recently bought some for our lorry and I would be interested to hear of any experiences of...
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    MUD FEVER - Whats worked for you?

    As the rain continues we are not far away from dreaded mud fever. My 4 year old mare suffered so badly last year inspite of everything we tried, she ended up on steroids for 4 months and in a terrible way. We were able to keep her in and use our walker. However the challenge this year is that...
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    Looking for Livery in Guildford

    I am looking for a new livery yard for my 5 year old Warmblood Mare near to Guildford/Godalming. I currently have her in a fantastic yard with great training facilities however need to mover her to fund her ongoing treatment. The reason for the move is a serious long term injury in her front...
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    Looking for Livery in Guildford

    I am looking for a new livery yard for my 5 year old Warmblood Mare near to Guildford/Godalming. I currently have her in a fantastic yard with great training facilities however need to mover her to fund her ongoing treatment. The reason for the move is a serious long term injury in her front...
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    Navicular bursars and DDFT Surgery experience?

    So the story with my 4 yr old warmblood Izzy continues..... MRI at newmarket showed damage to the soft tissue surrounding her navicular bursars and to the deep digital flexor tendon in the left fore, collapsed heels and still lame. She had intra - navicular bursar medication and came home. We...
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    Navicular Bursar damage? Hope?

    I am interested to hear any experience of navicular bursar injury and outcomes? The short history is that I lost my last 5 year old after two lots of surgery in Oct Last year, bought my new 4 year old warmblood in November and she has since had colic, a serious kick to the head, strangles, a...
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    Strangles experience

    I am keen to hear from anyone who has had strangles on their yard and has gone through official testing to be able to move their horse away or to take it to a veterinary hospital? Essentially, we had 2 confirmed cases tonight. It really adds insult to injury as I urgently need to take my mare...
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    Front Ligaments

    Im interested if anyone has experience with treating and prognosis for front feet ligament injury? My 4 year old mare who I bought in October (full x rays) went suddenly lame on boxing day. It was so chronic we put it down to an abscess but shoe removal and subsequent x rays reveal no such...
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