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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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    Talk to me about Dressage Saddles

    Second hand Albion SL and SLK saddles are reasonable value and nice saddles.
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    Equestrian bloggers

    Thanks for all the suggestions, I'll take a look!
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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

    Thanks so much for all the suggestions! I'll get shopping!!!
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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

    Thanks Laura, I'll take a look.
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    Ex-racer for rehoming

    No? What is it?
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    Ex-racer for rehoming

    Hi there £300... he's on the Oxon/Glos border.
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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

    Thanks Matafleur. Lyneham is on my list to look at! Dan does do livery but they have hardly any turnout, which isn't ideal for me.
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    German / Dutch / Irish Studs

    I bought a dressage youngster from a small stud in Germany, the quality of youngstock they had was excellent from top sires out of state premium mares - and the prices were very reasonable (will be even better now with the weak Euro). It's called Hof Emke and is near Cloppenburg. I'd suggest...
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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

    OK thanks that's helpful.
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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

    Thanks that is helpful, as mine is a dressage style saddle too.
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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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    Creaky Saddle - Normal??

    I'd strongly recommend you get it checked by a saddler before buying it. Mine started squeaking, took it to a saddler, it was a broken rivet. The saddle has had to go back to the manufacturer to be mended and if I'd have ridden in it for any length of time while it was squeaking it was have...
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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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    Need some help. Very inexpereinced looking after a horse?

    The RSPCA have published a book called "The Complete Horse Care Manual" by Colin Vogel. You can buy it on Amazon. It's a very simple, easy to read basic guide on horse care and I'd strongly recommend you read it. But as others have said, if you can get some sort of help on the ground that...
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    Bridle for small, dainty head

    thanks all for your suggestions, I shall take a look.
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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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    Schooling livery for dressage in the Midlands/Gloucestershire

    Lotte Seal at Naunton (Glos). She represented Denmark as a young rider and has produced her own horses to Grand Prix. She's brilliant with young horses, patient but firm. She doesn't have a website but look up Brockhill Farm Equestrian on Facebook. It's a mixed yard, her husband has hunters...
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    Celebrities who Event

    Thanks for all the ideas everyone! Keep 'em coming!!
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    youngster at mounting block

    Feed her a polo while you get on - she'll stand still as she's concentrating on the treat and will get used to standing still. Gradually progress to feeding the polo once mounted.
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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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