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    Trailblazers Final

    Not sure if I should put this in here or competition but worth a try. Just wondered if anyone is going to the finals for showing classes. And also who has been before what is it like? I will be going on my own do they strip and trot up for showing classes? Does the judge ride? Also...
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    Advice please - Showing

    Everything as others have said above black tack is acceptable at all levels so don't worry. Brown is correct but depends how you horse looks in this. And snaffle is def okay for local level novice classes.
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    Those of you without a wash box/proper washing facilities?

    I wash mine before and after with a hose pipe and never wash down in hot water. That opens the pores in the skin for mud fever. The ones that live out are just wet brushed where the saddle went and then a good brush before they go out.
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    Can anyone recommend me a "low end" horse dealer?

    oh no - want rid sounds serious! What's wrong and what sort. What are you looking for in return?
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    Who doesn't ride in a snaffle?

    All mine (9) are hacked out in loose ring snaffles no matter how strong. However for there other events the bits can vary. Being in a pelham for a reason shouldn't put people off.
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    Opinion on my horse

    There is definitely an improvement. Why not look him up on racing post website you can see how well he did racing and. More on his breeding.
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    ' if you don't want her pts' WWYD?

    I would defo sell, there are plenty of people that would take her on. No point both of you being unhappy!
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    Grass Sickness

    having lost 1 horse to grass sickness we did all the above - no soil disturbance, hay out, still fed hard feed etc etc but unfortuantely lost another to grass sickness on the same area as the previous. had 2 horses together but only 1 affected. we will never use that grazing area again now! -...
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    Does Soya Oil affect behaviour?

    Soya Oil is fed for slow release energy - for weight and condition normal veggi oil is fine and can be fed up to a cup full a day.
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    Showing a black horse. Colour of tack.

    I show a dark brown almost black cob. I always use black tack on him as brown looks silly. We use black for local, county and HOYS - never been marked down!
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    Anyone ever done an online equine course?

    I signed up for the course ages ago too! Looking forward to it and going to use it as a refresher! :) Oh and just joined FB group
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    Showing a black horse. What colour tack?

    It is correct to use brown tack for showing, however I show a black cob and use black tack. We have never been marked down for this. The black tack has been used locally, county and at HOYS! Good Luck
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    Recommendations for Boxing Day meets in Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire area please

    you could join us at the Burton Hunt- on lincs show ground :)
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    Ruby is found

    Thats amazing news! Hope you told Horace! Lots of love to Ruby :)
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    Hoys tickets

    Think they are starting to send them as my friend got hers today. Hope they hurry up though - I'm waiting for a competitors pack to arrive! :)
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    Anyone hearing of a huntsman or KH job please

    If your serious about the job then ring the MFHA and get your name on the 'list'. They will then in return send you a list of up and coming vacancies before they are advertised elsewhere. Many hunts only use the MFHA list for advertising.
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    Has anyone got exmoors/ exmoor crosses?

    I have a 12hh exmoor mare (see sig pic) She hunts, sj's, xc and shows (workers). She is difficult, stubborn, quirky, naughty, bucks, bolts and likes looking at me on the floor. However I love her eternally and she has the most amazing character. My advice is don't do it! lol
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    Welcome to HHO Towing Clinic

    Please help! I have looked at the truck and trailer and still don't know what the weights are etc so have no idea! The truck is a Landrover Defender 110 td5 station wagon and trailer an ifor williams 505 How much weight can i tow?
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    Fatal attack on mare in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    it's tragic to say the least and words cannot even describe!
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    Anyone got a WB x Shire? Here's my foal

    OMG!!!!! He is stunning!! He is bigger than ones Bog hunting pony!! Cant wait to meet him! :)
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    Fatal attack on mare in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    Unfortuantely def not injuries sustained from another horse/hooves etc. The description is grim but def inflicted by some evil, sick twisted moron.
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    Fatal attack on mare in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    In answer to ladyt25, the injuries were done by a human with what is believed to be some sort of weapon. (Ashamed to say human!) Def not injuries sustained in the field or by another animal.
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    Fatal attack on mare in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    The owners are beside themselves and are offering a reward for any information leading to the capture of who ever did this. The mare was very close to foaling but unfortunately her foal was still born due to the attack! If anyone knows anything pm me and I will pass the details on to the owners!
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    Plaiting for hunting

    After Opening Meet, for lawn meets horses should be plaited for hunting - unless native. 7 or 9 plaits and pulled tails is correct. Hope this helps and happy hunting!
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    adults hunting ponies....

    Couldn't add the pic of my Exmoor at the meet when I posted the other day! But here she is! Hunts twice a week without fail and often whips in as well!
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    adults hunting ponies....

    You will be fine! I hunt my 12hh exmoor pony. Everyone loves her! And she stays out all day and whips in!
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    Schooling/breaking S Yorks/N Notts

    where abouts are you? Know of a couple of people or if close enough maybe i can help. pm me if you want.
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    In-hand showing the lickle ex-racehorse, what weight?

    Thanks for your comments! He is a big lad! Have sold him now anyway and he has gone to a lovely home! He came to me to be brought back in to work and sold.
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    In-hand showing the lickle ex-racehorse, what weight?

    I def agree with your comments about my horse - was just interested to see aswell! Here is another pic of him http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=243969&id=710413134#!/photo.php?fbid=460505318134&set=a.460504668134.243969.710413134&theater I would also like to point out that these...
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