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    East Sussex or Kent Livery Yard recommendations

    Hi, could anyone recommend a full livery yard in East Sussex or Kent suitable for adults & children? Good hacking and an indoor school would be ideal but not essential. Thanks in advance for any ideas!
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    Equestrian bloggers

    Hi all I'm doing some research into popular equestrian blogs and was wondering whether you could help by recommending me your favourites or those you follow? Many thanks
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    Best website for pony gifts

    Hi Can anyone recommend a website that sells great gifts for pony mad girls? I need to buy my 7yr old God daughter a present and need to find something fun and original. Any suggestions very welcome!
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    Ex-racer for rehoming

    A friend's racing yard is looking to re-home a stunning ex-racer as he's come to the end of his racing shelf life. He's a 12 year old, 16.3hh bay gelding, very well put together and moves exceptionally well. He'd do really well showing or dressage - he really moves like a warmblood, big paces...
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    Livery yard recommendations Stow-on-the-Wold / Chipping Norton

    Hi Could anyone recommend a livery yard for competition type horses in the above area? I'm after part/full livery, with all year turn out and a good arena. My interest is dressage, but I'd be happy in a show jumping or eventing yard as well. I'm aware of the better know places like Crown...
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    Townend Breeches

    Hi I'm thinking of buying some Townend breeches and just wanted to know what people thought of them and also what the sizing is like - are they true to size or do they come up big or small? Thanks very much
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    Question for people who ride treeless

    Hi I've just got a treeless saddle, only to be used for hacking on a very wide, flat backed cob. I've never ridden in a treeless before and I've noticed that although it fits width ways, there is hardly any space above the horse's wither. Does that matter? It's a very soft flexible saddle...
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    Saddle recommendations for gypsy cob

    I have a traditional gypsy cob 'project' for the winter. She's about 15hh and super wide, a real flat, table top back. Can anyone recommend an inexpensive saddle that fits that shape? Many thanks
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    Dubarry style boots

    Hi Could anyone recommend some Dubarry style boots, that come without the Dubarry price tag? I've got about £100 to spend and am looking for a pair that are good quality and comfortable. Any recommendations gratefully received. Thanks
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    Fly rug that doesn't rub - recommendations please

    Hi My horse is at a yard where there are loads of horse flies, so needs to wear a fly rug whenever he's turned out in the summer. He's currently in a Premier Equine super lite fly rug, but it's rubbed his wither raw. He's a chunky, short coupled warmblood, with no wither. Can anyone please...
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    Bridle for small, dainty head

    Hi I'm looking for a bridle for my 16hh Hannoverian, who has a small, dainty (almost show horse) type head. I've just tried a Heritage cob sized bridle and that's too big. Ideally I'd like something with a comfort headpiece that I can use for dressage, but I guess something that's designed...
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    People looking for an exracehorse

    Hi all A while ago I posted about a racehorse our training yard was looking to rehome and I had a number of enquiries. I should have kept the messages but didn't. We now have another similar horse who we're looking to rehome straight from training. So if anyone is interested please PM me...
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    Celebrities who Event

    Hi I'm doing some research into celebrities who event or own event horses - I'm trying to compile a list. Can anyone suggest any names? So far I've got, Lucy Henman, Elizabeth Murdoch, Jennifer Saunders, Lady Lloyd Webber, Edie Campbell. Thanks in advance. :)
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    Celebrities who Event

    Hi I'm doing some research into celebrities who event or own event horses - I'm trying to compile a list. Can anyone suggest any names? So far I've got, Lucy Henman, Elizabeth Murdoch, Jennifer Saunders, Lady Lloyd Webber, Edie Campbell. Thanks in advance. :)
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    Question re. saddle sizing

    Hi Could anyone tell me what width a saddle that measure 8ins D ring to D ring would equate to? i.e. Medium, Medium/Wide, Wide etc? Thanks in advance
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    Question re. saddle sizing

    Hi Could anyone tell me what width a saddle that measure 8ins D ring to D ring would equate to? i.e. Medium, Medium/Wide, Wide etc? Thanks in advance
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    Burghley Horse Trials - where to stay?

    Hi all Can you help. A group of use are planning to go to Burghley next year, but trying to find accommodation for a group is proving really tricky - it's booked up already. Can anyone make any suggestions (we'd rather not camp!) of hotels, B&Bs or self catering places in the area that...
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    Recovering from back injury - advice needed

    Hi In July I came off my horse and fractured my sacrum (lower back) in two places. Now, over 5 months on I'm still struggling to ride and am regularly in quite a lot of pain when I do. I've tried one-to-one pilates, but that ended up with my entire back going into spasm and I couldn't even...
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    Anti cast strips for stables

    Hi I'm debating whether to buy these as my horse has a tendency to get cast. I was wondering what other people's experiences were and if you've got them where you bought them from? Thanks in advance
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    Eventing terminology question

    Hi Could someone please explain to me the difference between CIC and CCI? Many thanks.
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    Ariat breeches

    Hi there Does anyone have Ariat breeches and if so, could you tell me what the sizing is like? Is it fairly standard or do they come up large or small? I've seen some online I really like but have never bought them before.
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    Really bad sweet itch - help!

    I have been given a pony as a companion, she's only four but has REALLY bad sweet itch. I've only had her three weeks and thought at this time of year she wouldn't be too bad. But she is still rubbing and itching continuously. She destroyed her brand new fly rug within a week, by itching so...
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    Anyone had experience of shoulder injuries (horse not human)?

    My horse is very slightly, intermittently lame on a circle on the outside fore. After much investigate the vet & physio have diagnosed shoulder lameness, either through a muscle injury or a ligament strain. He's now on restricted exercise, just hacking in straight lines for a couple of weeks -...
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    Stable mat recommendations

    Hello Could you recommend me some good quality (not too heavy) stable mats that don't cost the earth? Thanks in advance!
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    Recommendations for gilet/waistcoat

    Hi Can anyone recommend a lightweight, waterproof, windproof gilet that isn't too padded? I had the perfect one, but when I fell off and fractured my back a few weeks ago - they cut it off me at the hospital?! As I can't ride at the moment I've decied to shop instead!!! Thanks
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    Mark Todd Breeches

    Could anyone tell me how they come up sizing wise please? About to buy some online so can't try them on. Thank you
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    Hayfever tablets for horses

    Has anyone ever given their horse Piriton or similar to alleviate hayfever type symptoms and if so, how much did you give? Thanks
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    Horse with hayfever/summer allergy

    (Also posted in Tack Room) My horse seems to have some sort of summer hayfever/allergy and each year it seems to be getting worse. I ride him in a nose net in the summer, but not only does he twitch and shake his head at this time of year, he also snorts and coughs just like someone with...
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    Horse with hayfever/summer allergy

    My horse seems to have some sort of summer hayfever/allergy and each year it seems to be getting worse. I ride him in a nose net in the summer, but not only does he twitch and shake his head at this time of year, he also snorts and coughs just like someone with hayfever. Does anyone else...
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    Racehorse direct from trainer

    A while ago I posted about racehorses looking to be rehomed direct from the racing yard where I'm based. Someone got back to me asking about a younger horse, but I've deleted the PM. Anyway, there is now a lovely 16.2hh, black gelding, 5yrs old, with a very calm temperament looking to be...
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