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    Shires Stormbreaker Last Season

    Does anyone know anywhere I can buy a Shires Stormbreaker from last season (so its a bit cheaper ) I have had a hunt around on the internet but can't find any sales at the moment and Ebay only seem to have combos at the moment - I'm just after a mediumweight one, 6 foot, with no neck. Cheers...
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    To all of you with horses out of work long-term....

    ...did you take up any other hobby/sport to keep you going in the meantime? I did purely to stop myself from stamping my feet and sulking Just made me wonder if anyone else did the same and what did you take up and how are you getting on with it?
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    Insurance Company recommendations please

    Following my post below can I now ask for recommendations for horse insurance other than NFU as I have already tried them. Many thanks
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    Insurance problem - any suggestions anyone?

    I will try and make this as short as possible but my mare has a recurring tendon injury which I claimed for on my insurance the first time it happened. They paid up but excluded firstly the injured leg, then they excluded the other fore, then at my last renewel they excluded all of her legs...
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    Anyone know of any places that do grass livery in Surrey...

    ...Warlingham/Woldingham/Chelsham area preferably but would consider further afield. Looking for an organised type of place which offers daily checking, haying in the winter and with some shelter, natural or otherwise. Everywhere that I know of that used to offer grass livery now doesn't...
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    Recurring Tendon Injury - Long!!!

    I have already posted this in veterinary but did not get a huge response (although the ones I did get were very much appreciated). So I am risking a telling-off by posting it again in here! I have almost made my mind up what to do but am still dithering a little which is why I am posting...
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    Recurring Tendon Injury - Long!!!

    I would appreciate any thoughts on the following which I will keep as short as poss. My mare injured her inferior check ligament approx 3.5 years ago. As she does not box rest well (runs round and round box) she was turned out for 6 months and was then successfully bought back into work...
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    Companion Homes - do they work?

    I am doing some research into companion homes and would love to hear your stories good or bad. Have you had to find a companion home for your horse? Why? How did it work out and did you stay in touch? Or have you offered a home for a companion? And again why? And did it work out? If you...
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    Some words of wisdom needed please...

    Will try and keep this as short as possible. Got my first horse at the age of 29 after 20 years of riding/sharing, and have now had had her for 6.5 years. She means a hell of a lot to me and I have been on a huge learning curve since owning her. She damaged a tendon around 3.5 years ago, had...
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    Is there any way of achieving my horsey ambition?

    I have always longed to ride a racehorse on a training gallop. I would really love to experience that power and speed just once in my life. I have always considered it to be a pipedream - I am just a regular rider, have never sat on a racehorse in my life and no trainer is going to put a...
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    If you were no longer able to compete your horse...

    ...would you be happy to be a happy hacker? To cut a very long story short, my mare is recovering from a tendon injury and my best hope is that I will end up with a light hack. We love to compete in all disciplines, just at local level, we wouldn't have ever set the world on fire but we both...
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    Following on from who has a "broken" horse....

    ...what did you do? I am particularly interested in people who only have the time and money for 1 horse and have now got an unridable horse for whatever reason. Have you kept your horse? How long are you willing to pay for and keep a horse that you cannot ride if you cannot afford another? I...
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    Request for Honey pictures please?

    To Honey's owner: I don't often post on here, but I read the forums a lot, and have read the whole story about Honey's accident from the beginning. Your dedication, commitment, attitude, courage, determination and love for Honey have truly humbled me. I wish you all the very best with her and...
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    Depressed horse?

    I really hope the responses to this post will be that I am talking complete and utter rubbish, but we will see. My mare has just injured her tendon for the second time. She did it 6 weeks ago and is now sound and in no pain. Between myself and my vet we have decided to give her 5 months off...
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    What did you all do???

    I would really like to hear people's stories who have, for one reason or another, ended up with a horse they love dearly, but who can either no longer work at all, or can no longer do what you wanted to do with them, through injury. What did you do? Did you keep the horse? What if you only...
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    Recurring Tendon Injury

    If you had spent 2 years slowly getting your (only) horse back into work following a tendon injury, only for the same injury to recur 2 months later, which of the following would you do? You can only afford to have one horse, and your insurance company has excluded all your horses legs so you...
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    Confusing Lameness

    I am currently awaiting a call back from my vet - but in the meantime - has anyone come across anything like this before as I am completely baffled. Horse walks/trots/canter/gallops/jumps happily and completely sound. Trots up on soft and hard ground completely sound (in straight lines)...
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    Riding after dentist visit?

    Please could people give me their opinions on riding almost immediately after a dentist visit (for a 30 minutes schooling session). Taking into account that the horse in question has very good teeth and has only ever needed a rasp in the past. Many thanks
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    Mare opening mouth - any advice please?

    Hello - haven't posted on here for ages but hoping for some bit advice. My mare has recently started to work reasonably nicely in an outline with the exception of one thing - she opens her mouth a lot in an evasive way. My instructors answer is to put a flash on but I don't see how this...
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    Good feeding advice resources?

    I would really like to get some feeding advice for my mare, and its quite a long story which is why I haven't posted it on here. I have tried two feed manufacturer's helplines, and although I felt they were helpful, I couldn't help feeling that the advice I was given was rather slanted towards...
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    Ever been told "but its just a horse"?

    Just found this whilst surfing, and think its very true... "From time to time, people tell me, "lighten up, it's just a horse," or, "that's a lot of money for "just a horse". They don't understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the costs involved for "just a horse." Some of my...
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    Does anyone know of a flyspray that actually works?

    As the title says really. I'm sure this has been covered on here before but I am spending a fortune on them at the moment, trying brand after brand but none of them seem to do anything at all!
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    I'm taking the plunge and saying hello...

    Hello all, I've been lurking for a while now, so think its about time to introduce myself, or rather my horse. She is Breeze, a 14.3hh Welsh D x Dutch Warmblood. We have been happily doing a bit of everything, but unfortunately she injured a tendon just over a year ago. She is coming back...
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