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  1. texansunrise

    Polework and grids for jumping..

    Hi, pls can some one recommend me a good book i can get that would help give me some ideas for pole work and explain striding out poles etc progressing to gridwork pls?? thank you x x
  2. texansunrise

    Advice on pelham pls

    If a horse has a fairly small mouth , is it best to try a straight bar mullen type pelham ? ...Or one such as the myler comfort pelham with a small port ? ...Any advice much appreciated xx
  3. texansunrise

    Help needed to progress with my 4 year old...

    this is realy good advice...you are doing really well, i would focus on letting him trust you and working on your relationship..i like the idea of grooming when standing on a bale !! Take it from me, who has been down this road and come out the over side..take you time - no matter how much you...
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    Did anyone do the Lexham pleasure ride in Norfolk on Sunday??

    excellent thank you so so much for that ..hope you had a good ride? I thought it was one of the best ones i have ever done ...was very tired next day tho !! x
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    Did anyone do the Lexham pleasure ride in Norfolk on Sunday??

    Do you know who the photographer was ?? I really want to take a look at the pics on line but cant remember who it was ?? Thank you x x
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    dealing with a horse that wont tie

    Please can i have some advice on what to do with my horse, he is the master of tricks and has just mastered the game of ' jolting back quick and sitting down ' when ever i tie him.. He is not frightened , nor has he had any bad experiences as i have had him since a baby..he is just a smart...
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    Is fast fiber a weight gainer? dealing with a fatty !

    thanks for that Ali,, really appreciate your reply...that was what i had been thinking along the lines of doing until his work load increases.. Thank you x x
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    Is fast fiber a weight gainer? dealing with a fatty !

    Hi , i would be greatful if some one can pls advise me if fast fiber can help with weight gain? I am trying to put my fatty on a diet but would like to still give him something ..he currently has winergy 1/2 scoop and fast fiber to bulk it out ..i was thinking off cutting back to just FF so he...
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    Anyone ever attended Angie Coopers clinic?

    Hi, just wandering if anybody on here has attended one of Angies jumping clinics before? There is one coming up my way that I would like to go to but just wandering if anyone has any feedback pls ? Thank you x x
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    Those who have used Megatek ..

    great , thank you for your replies ! I shall continue leaving it in! ..Must say it smells gorgeous! Hope it does the trick! x
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    Those who have used Megatek ..

    I have brought some Megatek to rub into the baldy spots where rug has rubbed horses mane away ...just wandering if people rub it in and leave in..or do you have to rinse out? I have been leaving it in as its been too cold to wash his mane at the minute..just hoping this is right ! any tips...
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    pull it or plait it?

    I would really appreciate some advice, i am starting to compete my youngster as much as i can in the evenings and weekends, however i have noticed most horses have their tails pulled..pls can you advise me what is correct ? I mainly compete sj and dressage but would also like to do some...
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    Dress code for prelim dressage

    Thankyou :) im really looking forward to it ! I am very nervous but not going to take myself too seriously and just enjoy the day :) x x
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    Clipping advice????

    how about a high trace clip ? x
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    Dress code for prelim dressage

    thanks for your replies..my numnah is black with bit of sheepkin at the back and around the pommel..thought it may suit the tweed better ,,i feel a bit uncomfortable going for black and white as i am just starting out ! Also with tweed, cream/brown gloves , yellow breeches black boots.. should...
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    Dress code for prelim dressage

    Please can some one advise me ! I am wearing my twwed jacket for my first prelim dressage test this weekend.. should i wear a shirt and tie or a coloured stock? Also what type of numnah would you use.. i have a bartl numnah i use for hunting .. would this be ok or does it need to be a...
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    Pls help - confused by movement on Intro A and test this weekend !!

    thank you for all your posts ..thats really helpful :) can i ask you if i will be ok in white jods? I was planning on wearing white jods, black jacket, black gloves and long leather boots..but i was told this morning i will be eliminated for wearing white as it is low level dressage and i should...
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    Pls help - confused by movement on Intro A and test this weekend !!

    oh thanks so much for that ! It was really getting me in a muddle ! I feel much happier now and will go in feeling more brave :) Also put myself in for Prelim 4 ...fingers crossed i dont let my boy down as he is such a star :) x
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    Pls help - confused by movement on Intro A and test this weekend !!

    Hi, I am having my first ever attempt at dressage this weekend..and im petrified !! i have been trying to memorise the Intro A test but i am confused by movement 9 ( after the free walk change of rein... turn onto a 20 meter circle in medium walk..then it goes onto say between x and c working...
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    show jumping lessons in norfolk on a school master?

    Can anyone recommend an equestrian center in the Norfolk area that would offer some jumping instruction on a school master ? Now i have started to compete my younster i'm feeling a little rusty and would love to have the opportunity to polish up on my jumping technique and have some tuition on a...
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    picture examples of a medium trace clip pls ??

    I am attempting my first trace clip on my boy tomorrow.. would like to go for a medium trace with half his face off... please can anyone show me some examples of there horses and any advice would be greatly appreciated !! Feeling bit nervous he is going to end up with a mohikan :D...
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    would some one be kind enough to explain how to use/ fit studs please?

    thats fantastic, thank you so much - just what i wanted to know :) x
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    would some one be kind enough to explain how to use/ fit studs please?

    I have just started competing on my youngster and have found him slipping a bit on take off..i am thinking that studs may help him , however i have no idea how to fit them etc.. is this something your farrier fits ie hole wise? Im not sure what exactly they screw into..He has road nails at the...
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    Moser Avalon clippers ..do you rate them ?

    After a lot of searching i've just about decided to buy a set of Moser Avalon clippers.. I will be clipping one fine coated horse and wanted a set that dont cost the earth but would be up to the job to do a full clip if needed and will do me for next 5 years Just wanted to ask those of...
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    clipping tips marking an outline prior to clipping??

    He he ..that us exactly what i ended up doing after a trace turned into a blanket..blanket into a hunter ... lol ! x
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    clipping tips marking an outline prior to clipping??

    excellent!! Thank you so much for those tips ..will experiment with them all!! My boys chestnut BTW x x
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    clipping tips marking an outline prior to clipping??

    Hi, just wandering if any one uses anything to mark an outline on their horses coat before clipping them ?? Lat year I tried the chalk technique ( was my first attempt at clipping ) but it just didnt work and the chalk didnt even mark his coat..i ended up uneven and wonky! .. is there another...
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    Too early to clip?

    Just wandering if anyones clipped yet...feeling very tempted to now ! ..is it too early still and better to wait ? x
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    Instructors in East Anglia

    yes... Zara Pawley...shes amazing !! :D can pm you details x
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