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    Horsebox width v horse length

    Hi so having decided i need a 7.5t box for my growing horse Ive got one about to be inspected however I've re measured horse today and she's 8ft3 nose to tail and in 6ft9 moving into 7ft rugs the wagon is 7ft9 just wondering how much room you gain on the herringbone style and making partition...
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    3.5 or 7.5 T?

    I have a 16.2/3 Irish draught that may grow a little more, looking at transport options, I have considered a trailer but just the thought of towing gives me nightmares so it will have to be a wagon of some sort, my question is whether realistically a 3.5 t uprated to a 3.9T will be ok and solid...
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    3.5T or 7.5 T ?

    I have a 16.2/3 Irish draught that may grow a little more, looking at transport options, I have considered a trailer but just the thought of towing gives me nightmares so it will have to be a wagon of some sort, my question is whether realistically a 3.5 t uprated to a 3.9T will be ok and solid...
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    How much forage for 16.3h hunter type

    Hi trying to work out amount of forage to feed my 16.3 hunter type whose 4 years old in light work as lots of growing to do so taking it slowly. Currently out in day in at night though the field is good grass there isn't a lot of it and he's coming in hungry. there's a limit on what we can...
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    Looking for info on horses parentage

    Hi I have a rising 4 year old by hillviewfarm superstar out of my dolly diamond both full Irish draughts. I'm looking for info on temperament height etc. I have a little on the sire but can't find anything on the dam. Many thanks
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    Any info about my horses parents

    Hi I have a rising 4 year old by hillviewfarm superstar out of my dolly diamond both full Irish draughts. I'm looking for info on temperament height etc. I have a little on the sire but can't find anything on the dam. Many thanks
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    Pony opening mouth

    Looking for some advice, have a first ridden/lead rein pony who going well in walk is relaxed and mouthing well, nothing forced but when ask for trot opens mouth and goes against any contact either jockey or on lunge/ long reins. Had teeth and back checked, all ok Just looking for suggestions...
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    foot sore or lami

    Horse came in on Monday with a split/collapse around nail in front hoof - kept in til last night as farrier came yesterday feet all sorted although had to put nail higher up and change to front clips due to hoof cracking. Her toes had gone quite long so had to take them back quite a bit (usual...
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    Is there a way to tell is mare has had a foal before

    As title really is there any way to tell if a mare has previously foaled, someone mentioned you can tell from their teats but not sure what I'd be looking for? I;m thining of putting my mare in foal (to keep for me) but no idea whether she has foaled before or not. thanks
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    how long for a tweak to heal or is it something else (also in vet)

    My horse has had 12 months+ off due to 2 separate unrelated injuries one to the branch of the suspensory with some slight arthritis in left fore. The other injury was unrelated and took time to heal. She has been back in work for 4 months and is progressing well. Last week she came in from field...
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    how long for a tweak to heal or is it something else

    My horse has had 12 months+ off due to 2 separate unrelated injuries one to the branch of the suspensory with some slight arthritis in left fore. The other injury was unrelated and took time to heal. She has been back in work for 4 months and is progressing well. Last week she came in from...
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    Clippers

    Just wondering if anyone has tried using mens hair clippers or pet clippers (non horse) for clipping and trimming up your horses. Someone suggested it to me as an alternative to paying the added cost applied to anything equine :rolleyes:. Has anyone tried this - are they robust enough - it's...
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    Suggestions needed on best course of rehab

    Big girl been out of action for 14 months, initially field injury then massive trauma to another leg. We been given the go ahead to begin work again. She was working at novice level dressage prior to injury. It's unlikely we'll make it back to that but wanting ideas as going to put a rehab...
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    swollen suspensory branch (also in vet)

    Hi we are several month into a nasty injury and what remains is swelling to the suspensory branch. She is now turned away in the hope it reduces on it's own but am looking for any "out of the box" ideas to encourage it's repair. To look at the leg the swelling is much reduced and if you...
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    swollen suspensory branch

    Hi we are several month into a nasty injury and what remains is swelling to the suspensory branch. She is now turned away in the hope it reduces on it's own but am looking for any "out of the box" ideas to encourage it's repair. To look at the leg the swelling is much reduced and if you...
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    Alice's Diamond Slipper Progeny (also in Breeding)

    I'm thinking of breeding out of my mare next year and have seen this stallion on-line. He is no longer available and was looking into if any of his progency were still entire but have drawn a blank. Does anyone know of any? Also wanted to know how they were temperament and trainability wise...
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    Alice's Diamond Slipper Progeny

    I'm thinking of breeding out of my mare next year and have seen this stallion on-line. He is no longer available and was looking into if any of his progency were still entire but have drawn a blank. Does anyone know of any? Also wanted to know how they were temperament and trainability wise...
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    companion turnout experiences (also in NL)

    my mare has suffered some injuries over the last year and now requires a further period of rest. has anyone any experience of sending their horse out as a companion? Has it worked, or not, how easy was it to find a place, do people still look for companions and where is best to look. The...
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    companion turnout experiences

    my mare has suffered some injuries over the last year and now requires a further period of rest. has anyone any experience of sending their horse out as a companion? Has it worked, or not, how easy was it to find a place, do people still look for companions and where is best to look. The...
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    In season/spring grass and colic are these linked

    Have had a tough 6 months with the horse who has recently gone onto restricted paddock rest after 5 months of box rest for medial branch injury and then crush injury to hind leg when she got cast and got her leg stuck in her window. Then yesterday she jumped out of her field to join the others...
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    First year of horse ownership - a breeze or a roller coaster!

    Hi Just wondering what other peoples first year of horse ownership has been like? Mine (although not made it a full year yet) has been a huge roller coaster from injury to nearly loosing her and all started the day I brought her home. However she is fab and worth it just hoping it gets easier!!
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