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    Setting up electric fencing

    Thank you for that great reply. Fingers crossed it will be a long term rent. There is 6 foot stock fencing on 2 sides, and post and rail on the other 2, although most of the p&r is covered by rhododendrons. We plan to run a line down the middle to create 2 halves, then possibly half again to...
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    Freelance Groom - West Sussex

    Have a look on the horsey facebook pages around here, i can think of 3 instantly who advertise on this area who i know and there are more.
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    Setting up electric fencing

    Hi, a friend and i have just managed to secure a perfect 5 acre field. We want to divide it so theres a summer 1/2 and a winter 1/2. Having always had post rail fencing which has been maintained by yard owners i am a bit out of my depth with what we need, so am appealing for help, tips and...
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    Dog shampoo

    I thought baby shampoo was not recommended. I brought the johnsons no more tears one thinking it would be nice and mild, but read online the ph levels are not good, something to do with not stinging little eyes if it goes in them?. I used it once and am now left with a full bottle.
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    How much would you pay for 1* event horse?

    Thats the area lots of people look at for a good horse, so you will be paying more. Bear in mind, if you are not working the horse during the week its behaviour will be affected when you go competing/ride at weekends. If someone has worked a horse to a good level it will need to maintain the...
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    Ariat Derwent H2O - opinions please

    Im currently rocking some seeland wellies which im loving. The sizings are very odd, im usually a 5, im in a 4 which is going to be far too big come single sock warmer weather, so a 3 would have been perfect. They are like a country boot, not actual wellies and are sooo comfy and very warm...
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    Spare room in Crawley if your flooded.

    Iv lived round here all my life and iv never seen flooding this bad so close to home. Offering our room so someone has the opportunity of a little relief is the least we can do.
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    Spare room in Crawley if your flooded.

    The weather down here is awful, and i have a spare furnished double room if anyone is flooded or without power. We do have 2 dogs and 2 cats, and no space for horses :( but anyone needing an alternative place to stay is welcome. Its christmas and our house is available for an alternative christmas.
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    URGENT - DIY livery needed Horsham

    Every one loves a crazy yard owner, especially when christmas crazies everyone up anyway!! I will keep my ears open. Have you had a look in friday ad?
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    URGENT - DIY livery needed Horsham

    Hi, get on facebook and look at the livery south east page. Loads comes up on there and you can post your needs too. The other local horsey pages are good for livery too. If you get really stuck there are some grass livery places not too far out which are not bad.
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    How long for a horse to settle into new environment?

    My mare wasnt mine to start with when she arrived on the yard, she was my bosses. Outwardly, and ridden she looked as calm as anything. The only thing she wouldnt do was stay in the isolation paddock on her own, and solo turn out she still wont do. My bosses daughter decided a couple of months...
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    Olympia!

    Eat and drink as much as you can before hand as its not cheap, if your a shopaholic use the bag store as its very easy to loose a bag if youve got a lot- the money was being donated to charity a few years ago, if youre going on sunday on street parking is free local to the venue and shopping...
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    20% discount at ride away

    Hi, any pets at home vip members with horses seem to be getting discount offers. 10% code is PAHT10 and 20% is VIPD20. 20% valid til 29th nov. happy shopping :)
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    Riding hat rubbing hair off?!

    Over the years and the ammount of hat wear thats happened my hair has been rubbed and now refuses to grow. If you look in the mirror and draw a line from your eye to the hair line above the ear ghats where mine looks frizzy and wont grow. The only thing iv found is when i didn't ride for a few...
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    Desparate for help....please read...

    If your in the south east theres 3 colleges that take loan horses. Mines at plumpton in east sussex. on full loan you dont pay anything, part loan you pays set ammount and can do as you please at the weekend. They are fab and the horses well looked after.
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    If I buy a brand new saddle from the shop and it doesnt fit...

    I brought a saddle, tried it and returned it. They said as long as it looks spotless and in the same condition it could be refunded. They where winding down their saddle selection so not sure if that made a difference.
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    BRAINSTORM: Things to put into a loan agreement

    The notice period for both parties, plus who pays for transport back to owner, contact arrangements between parties, what the loaner can or cant do and arrangements for emergency vet treatment including euthanasia. The bhs is great, and i didnt do many alterations. Easiest thing to do is look...
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    Anyone else had a phonecall from someone....

    That was a scam that was going on a while ago. Well done for not falling for it.
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    Fancy a 2012 Pentathlon horse?

    Haha fatponee, I've just looked and he's on about 5 of the groups in this area. If there's more to meets the eye and it's being looked into then alls well and good and hopefully it will be worked out, but in the meantime he's still for sale and looks like a nice horse.
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    Fancy a 2012 Pentathlon horse?

    I missed the thread being resurrected, but i believe this horse is up for sale again. The poor thing keeps being bumped and bounced about. I dont know for certain, but theees not many people who post pics of their horse jumping with canary wharf in the background!!
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    Living in

    Wood pellets seem good for those who are not bed trashers, but if they are they are time consuming to muck out if your a perfectionist IMO. Anything over rubber matting will reduction the amount and therefore cost over winter and can be thinned out over the day and thickened up at night time...
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    Full Grass Livery?

    I feel quite lucky here. I'm in SE and for college holidays I'm mean and she goes on grass to have a relax and rest. I pay £65 per month (she is 14.2) and that includes 2x daily checks. There are facilities- rubber school and yard/stables but they are a 10 min walk away. In winter hay is put out...
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    Too good to be true?

    There where no numbers exchanged, but iv got all the messages still. She didn't mention her uncle and next day courier, but asked if 1st class would be ok. There's a big thread about her on saddles for sale on Facebook where she's defending herself, but others have seen through her and called...
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    Bens sore!! Grrrr!!! Wound debridement?!

    It's not horsey, but from what I remember from my human nursing training, debridement is cutting the skin around the edge of the wound off and giving it a good scrub clean. It's quite rough and thorough, but leaves the wound clean and ready to start the healing process cleanly do less scar...
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    Too good to be true?

    Just to update, it turns out it was a scam and people are starting to post on the group asking if other people who brought stuff have received their bits. So if anyone sees a person called Milly Clowed offering things for sale don't go for it, and remember, if it looks too good to be true, do...
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    Accident on M5

    There's a big argument/ discussion or whatever you call the threads, going on about this on Chit chat and tack on Facebook. It sounds awful for everyone concerned.
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    Too good to be true?

    Iv been on the proper computer this morning and found her ads and messaged admins. She's also got an ad up offering rugs too. Her ads say she accepts PayPal, but she then says transfer only.
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    Too good to be true?

    To confirm my worries, they don't have PayPal so will only do bank transfer. I'm sure I won't be touching it now. I can't remember which group I saw the ad on to warn the admins which is annoying.
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    Too good to be true?

    Thanks everyone. I'm going to avoid it as something about it doesn't sit right. Iv seen so many nice saddles going at reasonable prices recently its got to be my turn to get one soon.
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    Too good to be true?

    I clarified that it was £70 including postage and she confirmed. She's in Scotland so I can't meet up. I'm really thinking its dodgy as its just too good. She's none of those names, but with such a short profile I can't see much about her, and nothing comes up if I google her name.
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