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    Wellington Premier League & an update

    Hi All :) Hope everyone is well, im a bit of a lurker these days - been on the forum for years and things have changed a lot since the old times! But thought I would drop in and do a quick up date on my gang. Jupiter, my homebred by Johnson (Jazz x Flemmingh) that i have backed and...
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    Long over due update!

    Hi all!! Its been a long time!- I do occasionally have a browse through the posts on my mobile but thats about it. Things are pretty hectic, if I'm not working in the office I'm at the yard riding, teaching, riding for other people, or at home either asleep, cooking, cleaning or doing washing...
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    **Update** - Bloss the supercob!

    Bloss qualified for the Winter Regionals at Elementary and Elementary Freestyle in the middle of October, so she had a break from competing whilst I worked on getting more collection/power and developing her flying changes. On 1st December we went out to contest our first show to get our Summer...
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    Jodphur boots

    I wear boots and gaiters to ride in at home, I go through boots like they are going out of fashion, probably a pair every 4-5months as they always split/crack and get worn at the heal (inside). I ride normally 3-4 horses after work in the evenings, so I need something thats durable and will...
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    Fabtek Solutions

    Morning everyone :) I just wondered if anyone had used their products? Specifically the Mudtek stable boots? Bloss suffers from mudfever all year round and its really hard for me to control it -i've tried absolutly everything. Am wondering if the stable boots might help? At the...
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    Fairfax Monoflap Dressage Saddle

    Does anyone have one? If so what are they like to ride in? Would you mind telling me what shape you are (particularly leg length!), and also what shaped horse you have one on. I have one on order to try from my saddler but I have now got the chance to buy a nearly new one at a reduced...
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    Bloss the super cob!

    So many of you know the story behind Bloss - 2 foals, 20 next year and now back in full competition work. Shes gone from strength to strength recently and is now learning flying changes at the age of 19 - I couldnt be more proud of her, shes an amazing horse and tries her heart out all the...
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    Building a website

    I am a complete technofobe when it comes to things like building a website, I have no idea where to start (apart from i've done some googling and found some 'build a website step-by-step pages etc). Can anyone direct me please as to what is best, cheapest, and idiot proof? Doesnt need to be...
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    Coats

    I'm after a long, warm very waterproof coat with hood for teaching in in the Winter. I've got a 3/4 length Musto I wear to teach in at the moment which is fab but i'd like something longer (below the knees?) for Winter. Needs to be good for cold days aswell (although I tend to wear a body...
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    Gloves

    Firstly should be in NL, sorry, but I dont really go in there... So now i'm back in the world of DIY, its 4 degrees here when i'm at the yard at 530am so very chilly (and dark!) already. I need some decent gloves that will keep my hands warm and withstand a lot of use. Waterproof would be...
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    Instant Calmers

    Does anyone use any before competing and if so which ones and why? Am after something that will relax but not take away forwardness/energy if that makes sense? So nothing that will send him to sleep!!!! :D
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    Wow Saddles

    Has anyone had a Wow saddle and then got it flocked? Is that possible?
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    Petplans, Freestyle and Regionals!

    Bloss has had lots of time off through injury recently and hasn't competed for 2 months so we had a bit of a confidence run at Sparsholt last weekend in the Elementary Petplan and Elementary Freestyle - Petplan not so good, as I thought she had lost ring confidence and retreated into herself and...
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    Wormers

    I know its not comp riders, but is for competition horse?! Does anyone use herbal wormers and if so which one? Have been looking in to Verm-X which you feed every 3 months, it works out at around £30 a time for my 3 horses (so £10 a horse). I am on a DIY yard with no worming programme in...
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    Jups' lesson with Hannah Biggs

    So some of the older members will rememeber when my lovely Jups was born. I bred him myself (out of my medium level mare) and hes by Johnson (Jazz x Flemmingh). Ive done all the work myself aswell including backing over the last 3 months. On Friday we went for our first ridden outing, a...
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    Micklem Bridle

    Has anyone got one? If so why did you buy it in the first place? And views on whether its made any difference or not? I really want to try one, but they are a lot of money (for me anyway) and I dont want to buy one and then it makes no difference at all. I did see there was a place I...
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    Hoof boots

    Firstly please be gentle with me, I don't venture in NL very much! Need some hoof boots for mare with big round feet. So far only found two that go big enough!! So have a choice of the easy boot epics - really look the look of these but they look quite hard to put on and off?? -can...
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    EPSM Diet/Quantities etc

    Just wondered if those of you who feed a high oil diet could let me know what quantities you feed and what of? Also I am not sure which Vitamin supplement to use, so any suggestions on that please? I was going to use Globalvite as its not got any fillers in it (the NAF supplement has...
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    Best supplement for hoof growth

    As per the title, I need to find a good supplement for hoof growth - Bloss's feet are hardly growing at all at the moment (shes barefoot) and my barefoot trimmer (yes i'm turning into a bunny hugger ;) :D ) has said she needs something to help her feet. She has advised me to get Equimins...
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    Selling a yearling

    What would you expect a yearling to be doing if you were looking to buy one? So far I have: Used to being tied up (in and out of stable) All feet picked up Good with farrier and vet Good to be groomed Used to the hose/being bathed Good to lead Loading in and out of lorry Easy to catch...
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    Head shaking/Bowen update

    So for those of you that wanted a report on how Bloss's Bowen treatment went for her head shaking..... Firstly Bloss had been a severe head shaker for the last 8 years, its triggered by high pollen count, tree pollen and is also worse when it is very sunny. To control it she wears a nose...
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    BEF Futurity

    Hi everyone, it's been a while since I posted in here :). Paris is a year old today, can't believe how time flies!! I think she is going to be sold as realistically I can't afford to keep 3 on my wage :(. However before i sell her I'd like to do Futurity with her as think it will look good...
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    Update/Comp Report (with pics and video)

    I thought it was about time I did a little update on my gang, I dont post that much anymore (was a regular poster in the 'olden' (!) days) but have made a lot of friends from here. For those of you who don't know I own a mare, Blossom, a rising 4yr old by Johnson (Jazz x Flemmingh) out of...
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    Travel Boots

    Hi All :) Could I have some travel boot recommendations please? Having looked through other posts on here I see Mark Todd ones are popular. Ive had Hoys ones for the last 9 years and they have finally given up (velcro no longer works and they are sagging). I need something with the...
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    Joint supplements on a budget??

    I guess I am probably wanting the impossible, however im after a joint supplement for an 18yr old mare but on a budget! She has clicking/slightly arthritic hocks and does get stiff easily. She is currrently living out but will be out for 10hrs a day from 8th October and in at night, I have NEW...
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    A Little Report/Update

    Its been a long time since I did a report on any of my gang and as I took my 3yr old to a show on the weekend thought I would do a little update. Background is that I bred him myself out of my dressage mare, hes by Johnson (Jazz x Flemmingh) and is currently standing at 16'1. Went and did...
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    Paris now shes lost her foal coat....

    My lovely little Paris is growing bigger by the minute and is now the largest foal in the ''herd'' she is out with, and she has extremly long legs and is a beautiful dark brown now shes lost her foal coat. Tired foal (you can see some of her foal coat still remaining on her legs)
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    Kevin McArdle

    Not strictly comp riders, but I wondered if anyone used him for saddle fitting? Looking at his website he looks really good and he stocks all the saddles im interested in trying for Bloss when she comes back in to work. Views good/bad? PM if you prefer.
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    My lovely new Uvex took a battering...

    Well for anyone who is interested/buying a Uvex helmet i can safely say that mine saved my life yesterday. Im in no doubt that without it I would either not be here or be in a very poor state right now. I ride horses for other people (especially difficult horses) as ive got a bit of a...
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    Teaching Insurance

    For those of you who teach can you tell me who you are insured with and if possible (if you dont mind) what your premimums are. Im just looking to renew my freelance insurance at the moment and what to try getting as many quotes as possible. Are their people to avoid etc? Any information...
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