I have just arranged to view a horse with shivers with the possibility of sharing.
I have been told it doesn't affect him - but what should I know/ watch for.
Also more generally as this will be the first tiime sharing (have had my own previously) is there any questions I sahould ask.
Have just been reading the thread on instructor qualifications and was surprised by the emphasis on their insurance.
For competent adults, on their own horses - wondered what scenario's you would expect instructor's insurance to cover - rather than it being your own responsibility,
Ass I am starting to read the fore sale ads - I note that a number of the ads state the horses sire/dam breeding - to be honest this means nothing to me. Is there anywhere I can look this up and as someone just wanting a horse to enjoy (not compete) how much should I let this influence my opinions
If you were thinking about asking for flying changes for the first time - both horse and rider. Would you ask your instructor who has only ridden the horse occasionally to try first - and then teach you. Or ask her to teach you both together.
Also as Henry's prefers cantering on left - would...
I have read that following a burn from a plant such as giant hogweed - a human can get recurrent bouts of photosensitivity for several years afterwards.
Does anyone know if the same would apply to horses.
If so and you've had this experience - would you share the physical symptons - ways to...
My horse has a digestive issue which has resulted him in losing condition drastically and his topline.
I am hoping that fairly soon I will be able to start some groundwork to start building him up - so in timehe I can start riding him again
At this stage able to do very little - need to get...
Kieffer Bridle - Cob Size - Black - with Kieffer web reins - Never Used Â£70 / Frank Baines half rubber black reins pony size - New Â£30 / Harry Dabbs - Curved Dressage Girth 28" Used but good condition Â£30.
Summerbridge / Harrogate Area (will post at cost)
I have just purchased a new kieffer bridle from ebay.
It was advertised as full - but is much smaller. (PS it's a lovely bridle)
Seller is currently refusing to accept return - so will need to put a case before ebay.
Just wondered if anyone knows of an official kieffer size guide online.
Just wondering because bringing back into work a horse after an extended period of box rest - long period of walk work etc with a tendon injury.
Am booking saddler in for adjustments every three months but finding that have to stop riding while waiting for visit as saddle going out of balance...
My horse has been on box rest for three months after cutting leg/ bruising his tendon (field injury - suspect overreach).
Got vet coming for next scan next week - hoping (but not counting chickens) he will be allowed to be turned out.
Has been going on walker/ being walked in hand (mostly)...