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    Another 'listen to your horse' thread

    4 weeks ago today I dropped my lovely ex racehorse off at the RVC, the next day he was PTS and my heart broke into a thousand pieces. Ill try and keep it brief! In may I got on him after a few weeks off due to covid to have a quiet hack (he was always solid and reliable on the roads if a little...
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    Time to renew your membership......errrr

    Not a post with much purpose this whole isolation malarkey has me permanently logged into HHO to wile away the hours! So today I got inundated with renewal reminders, seems kind of sods law-ish! BD for horse and I, ROR, BHS and I'd just renewed Forces Equine a couple of weeks ago. Totting it all...
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    Morbid Question sorry!

    So we are potentially having to have our 8yo TB PTS due to on going soundness issues we can't even keep him 'field sound at the minute (though I do hate that phrase, a horse is either sound or not) so it's coming to a head as it's a degenerative problem. Having had one PTS via injection which...
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    Rather Large Hairy Varmits

    I'm on a DIY yard who's owners are lax to say the least, damaged rotten fencing that gets bodged as a quick cheap fix, fields that never get rolled or harrowed so now the hardcore has come up to the surface with all the pounding from the weather causing me to have horses on box rest with sore...
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    Help leaving the ground in East Angular

    Hi all I was going to post this in the regional area but there's not much activity going on there! Looking for a jumping trainer in East Anglia, more showjumping than xc but will merrily dabble at both again! I've 2 ex racehorses, one is young, we've popped a few jumps at home (he's brave...
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    Buns in ovens and the patter of hooves...

    I don't post very often so hello again :) A few weeks ago my OH and I found out I'm pregnant (11 weeks now) we aren't 'announcing' it until after the first scan in a couple of weeks. However our line managers know (not even told my family yet) so we can go to appointments etc. Basically any...
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    Horses...why do we do it??

    Haven't really posted on here in ages just been lurking however needed a bit of a rant, so last weekend in the space of 2 days I lost my ginger ninja and my 'youngster' 7yo ex racer threw a splint and is considerably short in trot. Talk about double whammy :( to go from having 2 horses to 1 dead...
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    Rug Selling..etiquette..?

    Hi, I have a quiery.. I have all my 6 9 rugs from my lovely tb (RIP Mr D).. some really good rugs, weatherbeeta freestyle, Masta stable rug etc etc.. all bought brand new for him last winter and as we lost him in spring they had very little use (3 months max) and have been stored in the...
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    ..we made it!!!! First ODE..

    So..home in one piece (both of us) after our first ODE at Swalcliffe, we've been doing each element separately and collecting a few ribbons on the way and finally took the plunge to combine them all together. With a later than planned start, the technicalities of tying my new stock baffled us...
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    Hardest Day :( Advice needed!

    Hi all Advice needed please! Approx 4 weeks my beloved ex racehorse was pts (euthanised by my vet by injection) it was, as anyone knows heartbreaking. He was mildly sedated first as he knew something was happening and was getting quite upset. We walked him round to where he would fall, myself...
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