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    Gutted.... Working Pupil Positions?

    Was going to say pincus aswell about 1hr 15mins from you. Plus as a bonus he's 10mins from the town centre by bus, 1/2mile walk from the main road but the buses still run on a Sunday and don't stop till the early hours so you can still see the night life in Hereford. I get on fine with him, his...
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    Tack shops in Cirencester open today

    That's pants got a countrywide at home, never mind into town to look at clothes instead Thankyou
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    stud girth challenge!

    I've seen a homemade one made from felt that attached to a over girth over the top of a standard stud girth, the felt was stiff enough that it didn't flop down ether
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    Secondhand RS-TOR?

    Ohh I'm after one too, I'd there's a second one going :) pm me! Ta
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    Tack shops in Cirencester open today

    Hello As title really stuck bored with the family and need me time! Please recommend Thankyou
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    HORSEWALKER HELP NEEDED PLEASE....?!?

    Circle ones are fine, get the biggest one you can afford so that it's too much strain, change direction often. Vary the horses work load, I tend to find people that have walkers don't tend to lunge, so from the horses point of view it's less damaging. Make sure you have a good surface. We have...
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    How often do you wash your rugs?

    By me a wash and re-proof is £9, though countrywide are £30ish!
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    What width of stirrup iron?

    For a size 5 boot, can't remember what size mine are and they are down the yard so can't measure them but need to order some for the youngester What size are yours, I normally wear mountain horse sportives boots if that helps
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    How often do you wash your rugs?

    Stable and indoor rugs every few weeks to a month. Like them clean, I change into stable rugs at night. Turnouts are done daily when they come in, just straps and the edges get a dandy brush over which keeps them looking cleaner for longer, I do it when they are still on the horse. As for...
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    poultice tips needed

    Oh and with the square make it first and stick it to your bum, then all you have to do is slap it on!
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    poultice tips needed

    Tip 1 let the hoof air dry for a few minutes after tubbing, unless your doing an dry wrap Tip 2. Use nappies far cheaper, Tip3 after putting nappy on add a layer of plastic, feed bag or a shaving bag is good as thick Tip 4 add a men's thick sock over the top of it all before adding the...
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    How many hours a day (on average) do you spend at the yard?

    Umm....too much! Today 7hrs, and I've worked (away from the horses) for 7hrs plus I've only got 2 horses, think they are pampered a little too much!
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    How to get weight off unbroken 3yr old?

    That's the thing always had cobby/fatty types! But this horse still shocks me, hopefully once he's broken and building up his work load it will come off
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    How to get weight off unbroken 3yr old?

    Right got to bribe one of the other liveries to graze down my summer paddock for me, then track the paddock. I've got some very knowledge people on my yard, and I've had horses all my life we just can't see how he's got fat! Can't push him too much with the work load as he got his foot stuck...
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    How to get weight off unbroken 3yr old?

    No he's only in when the weathers really bad, we've been having constant rain here for days on end
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    How to get weight off unbroken 3yr old?

    He already is mrogers :)
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    How to lose weight from unbroken youngster???

    That's the thing mine was a rescue so was rather lacking when I first took him on 6months ago and in that time he's grown 3inchs!!! He's looked just right till about 3weeks ago and now he's just pilling it on
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    How to lose weight from unbroken youngster???

    He looks fat, and I use a tape to just give a figure so I can see an increase. He's out long reining and walking in hand hopefully to be backed in the next month. He has company in the way of horses to the side paddocks and behind him, but unfortunately no one at the yard wants to double up. The...
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    How to lose weight from unbroken youngster???

    He looks fat, and I use a tape to just give a figure so I can see an increase. He's out long reining and walking in hand hopefully to be backed in the next month. He has company in the way of horses to the side paddocks and behind him, but unfortunately no one at the yard wants to double up. The...
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    How to get weight off unbroken 3yr old?

    He's long reining, lunging almost ready to be sat on, but his work load won't increase a huge amount once he's broken in as want to take him slowly due to him being rather sharpe. Can't do the track system as not allowed to put up eccy tape in the winter paddock and my summer paddock is so long...
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    How to get weight off unbroken 3yr old?

    He has one net small holed net and 1/4 of a net on the floor of hayledge, he's only in one or two nights a week depending on the weather. In the paddock he's constantly playing, galloping and leaping about most of the day which is one reason why I don't get how fat he's gone, none of the...
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    How to get weight off unbroken 3yr old?

    Weight taped my youngster today and as I thought he has put a "tad" bit of weight. But how on earth do I lose it from him, he's a welsh cob x so prone to gaining pounds. I can't muzzle him as the grass is too short he's on about 1/2 acre that I can't make any smaller, it's my winter grazing...
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    How to lose weight from unbroken youngster???

    Edit too add, the hayledge would be for when he's stabled, he doesn't have it in the paddock
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    How to lose weight from unbroken youngster???

    Weight taped my youngster today and as I thought he has put a "tad" bit of weight. But how on earth do I lose it from him, he's a welsh cob x so prone to gaining pounds. I can't muzzle him as the grass is too short he's on about 1/2 acre that I can't make any smaller, it's my winter grazing...
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    Backing youngster, leaning over for the first time tips please!!!!

    Monkers did exactly that, well apart from the walking, you've put it so much better then me
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    Backing youngster, leaning over for the first time tips please!!!!

    well ive done all the flexing of the neck and head, standing on the mountain block etc so this afternoon after a short 15min lunge, I grabbed the mountain block with the view of just standing on it. however if felt right so lent over. (Had my instructor with me) He didnt bat an eye lid, just...
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    Backing youngster, leaning over for the first time tips please!!!!

    Ok I've got the stage with my 3 yr old where it's almost time to start getting on broad. We can lunge, long rein, stop, turn, wear a saddle, so got to start thinking about getting on now! I have backed horses before, just not one for myself. And I've got a very good instructor helping me, but...
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    How many lessons do you hav a week/month?

    Oh and it's £20 for a really good hour with a fab dressage coach, would of been using her to help back mine but she's given up breaking as age is getting the better of her
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    How many lessons do you hav a week/month?

    I have 3 lessons a week, my instructor is helping me with my youngster, long reining etc. I count them as lessons as she instructs me on how to back him, so I'm doing the work. I pay £10 per session as sometimes it's just 20 mins and others 1 hr depends on how the horse goes. It good to have...
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    'Horse Tack Warehouse' online shop ??

    If I was you, I would give barnstomers a call, they are just down the road from shires hq, they maybe able to source some for you and they tend to be cheaper then most places as have a deal with shires
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