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    Non loading horse, who pays?

    The buyer is responsible as you hired the 'transporter' and I use those terms in the loosest way! A youngster that has not travelled extensively should be put in a foal box 3m sq and transported like that not in a tinpot! Just because the breeder got the youngster used to walking in and out a...
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    Breakdown cover for trailer recommendations?

    equine rescue services Best equine recovery in the businesss
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    Passed 5 stage vetting in October- now retired? Can I do anything?

    Unless you have a huge pot of money to crack on through the courts as that what it will take, I would not. Toe dragging and the fact being lazy I personally would have sent the horse back. You accepted the vets decision on the day and sadly it has not paid off I take it you did not have loss...
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    Breakdown cover for trailer?

    We are with Equine Rescue Services! They will send out fresh horse transport for your horses not a 4x4 to tow your trailer home which is illegal without an op lic or tach fitted
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    Small horseboxes - bulkhead - safety ?

    The BARTA report last year although not in great detail showed the massive gap in horse box safety of the rear facing breast bar 2 box and how these incidents happened. Horse box design is of paramount importance. If you look at Henning Horseboxes on FB you will see 3 videos of a 'rear facing...
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    Transport from France to UK

    We only use Julie Magnus www.jmrt.co.uk Bespoke transport in Oakely Horse Lorrys Haylage given as standard and direct door to door Updates and pics throughout Won't use anyone else
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    Travelling 3yo in a trailer for the first time - thoughts?

    A professional transport company would travel them loose in a foal box - safest thing to do. All partitions removed to make a full height travelling stable. Shavings on the floor so soak up wee and wet poo and the inevitable 'box walking' and haylage on the floor. Gillies never travel with...
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    Dissertation Help!

    Done Good luck with your dissertation
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    Which lorry do you have/recommend?

    Would not touch equitrek with a barge pole!!! Their trailers seem to be held together with velcro and sticky tape looking at all the ones that have fallen apart on HH I have got oakleys and would not change Go back to oakley! They maybe able to part ex your 7.5t for something bigger Good luck
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    Illegal hare coursing - Anyone use CCTV?

    CCTV a great idea! We have coursers here! Came back from a colic trip and used a back road and found a brown old izuzu without a number plate - handy of course, complete with 2 men and one at the back clambering over the fences very quickly with 2 white whippet/lurchers under the arms This...
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    first horse Box journey

    Like others have said!!!!! Driving for the first time is very very nerve wracking for the best of us! No one has mentioned have you got equine breakdown recovery! It is no good just having AA or RAC for the tow vehicle as they will only touch the car and leave the trailer with the horse...
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    What do you consider a 'long' journey?

    Anything over 100 miles I would consider a reasonable journey ie 2 hours Ensure your EQUINE breakdown recovery is up to date we use Equine Rescue Services who are excellent and will look after the horse all the way. Carry water, feed, haylage and horse pjs just in case!!!! Ensure all tyres...
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    Horse trailer insurance and breakdown cover

    http://www.equinerescue.co.uk/ Equine Rescue Services all the way for recovering you and your horse in separate horse transport and your trailer and stricken vehicle goes off on the wrecker. Cannot recommend them highly enough! As for insurance NFU are brilliant but you do need to have more...
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    Horsebox rescue - recommendations please

    http://www.equinerescue.co.uk/ You cannot get any better than Equine Rescue Services. Dedicated control room with people that actually KNOW about horses. Helpful and always on the phone checking everything is happening for you. Fresh horse transport to take your horse home Cannot fault them
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    Horses who are poor travellers?

    There is no AIR FLOW in the 7.5t! Kicking just to say hurry up mum is not really anything to get worried about. You need a lot of movement of air and the only way this can be done is to travel 45mph to 55mph. The fact he loaded perfectly and travelled well apart from being TOO HOT It is...
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    Help Required Professional Opinion Needed - GRC Baillif Removal

    Have Pm'd you Warren
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    Renault MK1 horsebox owners - any tips or wisdom?

    www.equinerescue.co.uk will look after your breakdown side Do not leave home without it! Find tack lockers take TOO much room! Good old saddle racks are fine but also get saddle covers, bridle bags and show clothes bags too the all in ones that hold boots, hat and jackets! I am always...
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    Totilas out for 5 months with bone infection

    http://www.eurodressage.com/equestrian/2015/08/15/totilas-diagnosed-bone-infection-five-months-out
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    Absolutely desperate to start film/stunt riding

    Devil's Horsemen were looking for someone at their base at Mursely in Bucks near Milton Keynes. Like others have said you have to be a super fit awesome horse rider! I have several friends in the Devils Horsemen and most of them have done it for donkeys and their families have all followed in...
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    Help! Pony Eating Sand!

    It might be just as others have suggested horse may need a salt lick those lava ones are brilliant as are the large Rockies Chelated. To see how much sand your horse is actually ingesting - get some poo and stick in a jar, put water in and shake vigorously (ensure lid is TIGHT) and leave for a...
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    Advice Please - Lorry Breakdown Cover

    There are only 2 companies worth recommedations PRP/OHTO and Equine Rescue Services These are the only 2 I would recommend for anyone to be with DO carry a spare, in the rare event they do not have your tyre size your spare will suffice.
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    RIP forum member - Sam - Taken far too soon.

    I did not know Sam personally only what she put on HHO My thoughts and prayers are going to who she left behind SO sorry to hear this devastating news and brings home to us the dangers of our beloved horses and the risks we take every day. RIP Sam
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    It's a sad day

    Even though the police are taking this seriously, you need to go further! Report to DVSA as Team Jackets suggest professionals and there is no operators licence in the windows. There is no justification for driving like that in a vehicle that can quite easily kill anyone due to its' size and...
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    Trailer breakdown insurance for older trailers?

    Equine Rescue Services will cover your breakdown for your trailer even with AA or RAC or any other provider You just have to call them up and they will recover your horses for you! http://www.equinerescue.co.uk/ 5***** service and cannot fault them at all
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    Anyone used this company for transport?

    Not heard of them personally, but this is not to mean anything especially with companies sprouting up all over on FB without getting a website nowadays. What size lorry? Obviously the big names are heard of John Parker, Eric Gillie, Julie Magnus etc who use large lorry's built for the job...
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    Richard Maxwell or Michael Peace?

    I know both personally and taken clients horses to both I rate both and they are good Michael's home is very welcoming and you will be able to chat through your issues over a cuppa.
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    Long term cures for yard bitchiness??

    Oh dear not good always a shame when just a few spoil it! Other than the suggestions above we name our bully's!!! We have Hitler, Inspector Gadget and the latest one matron aka self appointed yard manager!!! None of them are any good but they all live up to their names!!!! Hitler...
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    EMS and metformin

    My pony has been EMS for 7 years now He's on 15 so 8 in the morning and 7 in the evening. I crush them up and dissolve them in no sugar juice as he is on them for life and I don't want to 'poison' his handfull of chaff He's on high protein haylage and he's great! He did finally test positive...
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    Retirement livery

    http://www.horseretirementlivery.co.uk/ Monshall retirement livery highly recommended Always post pics of horses morning and evening on their FB page as well Organic Farm as well And a Caravan to have a holiday down there as well
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    Trailer/horsebox breakdown recovery

    When you insured your trailer they should have asked you about breakdown recovery!!! Call them up and ask as this would be the cheapest! However if you have got normal breakdown for the vehicle whether it be green flag, aa, rac etc then you just need an add on with Equine Rescue Service for...
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