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    surface recomendations - indoor school

    also in stable yard: Can i please have some recomendations on sufaces for indoor schools. Currently we have a rubber and sand surface that urgently needs renewing jsut wanted thoughts on whats good and whats not. we currently have two other schools one has turf float the other flexi ride but...
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    surface recomendations

    Can i please have some recomendations on sufaces for indoor schools. Currently we have a rubber and sand surface that urgently needs renewing jsut wanted thoughts on whats good and whats not. we currently have two other schools one has turf float the other flexi ride but want a third...
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    getting ready for futurities and breeding talk 3rd march

    Also in breeding: Saw this and thought could be of interest for many of you especially those getting horses ready for Futurities, sounds very interesting http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/...76865295685058
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    3rd march breeding talk and getting ready for futurities

    Saw this and thought could be of interest for many of you especially those getting horses ready for Futurities, sounds very interesting http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/event.php?eid=176865295685058
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    anyone else still having trouble with equine 1st

    It has been quite well documented the problems with ED and equine 1st. I have had nothing but problems with them. one claim took over 14 months to get them to finish paying and the next claim was made 10months ago and nothing! When the second claim was made kept being told it was going though...
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    problems with equestrian dirccet and equine 1st

    It has been quite well documented the problems with ED and equine 1st. I have had nothing but problems with them. one claim took over 14 months to get them to finish paying and the next claim was made 10months ago and nothing! When the second claim was made kept being told it was going though...
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    unladen weight of Ifor HB505r?

    Anyone know what the unladen weight of a HB505r is? trying to look it up and keep getting different answers? All the lables on the trailer seem to be in german not much help! think its up to 10 years old but not sure poss as new as 2003. thanks
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    facet joint changes and Supraspinous Ligament damge

    ok my horse has provisionaly been diagnosised with Changes to the facet joints in the thoracic vertiabrea (T12 -14) and has damage to supraspinious Ligament too. Dont know much on these issues and not come across a horse with them so any experiances of either pls share (good and bad) Thanks
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    bloody horse......

    in the last 12 months has had tendon problem (v.nearly died in a sort of related way), reaction to bee stings, colic, foot problems, poss likley neck/back problem and then tonight comes in with a fat eye! and to top it all off the insurance company are being a pain in the ase about the two...
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    isurance problem...

    Having issues insurance company horse had one claim last april which was a big one involed surgary, follow up visits, physio, scans and remidial shoeing in this time have had two payments one aug/sept time the other begining of november they still owe around £800 on this claim. In the mean...
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    At what point do you worry something is not right? soudness wise.

    When a horse is properly lame its easy, but when they are just not right at what point do you become conserned? Mine is well just not right at the moment and I feel a complete wally when I talk to the vet and say she is not really lame just not going right (not wanting to carry...
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    chips in joints

    If a bone chip was found in joint is it likley to cause a problem at somepoint even if it currently is not effecting the horse? and is it more predisposed to other joint problems such as DJD as a reslut?
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    odd lamenss

    Just to see if anyone has any ideas or similer problem. will give abridged version but can give more detail if wanted. Said horse had tendon (RH) problem last year was recoperating well then went slightly lame same leg just before xmas tendon all fine vet felt could be hock problem as positive...
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    An isurance question

    Im sure someone will know the answer to this. I have a claim going through on the horse for vets fees. my policy runs out in Jan but I do not wish to renew with this company. As this is an ongoing claim how does it work? as it runs from when in injury happened for a year or up to the limit of...
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    joint cracking horse not right

    any ideas? ocasonally when picking up hind leg there is a loud crack (really quite loud). the horse has not been right on this leg recently very mild lameness vet has seen just finished bute trial and still not quite right. has an old tendon injury on this leg but vet confedent it is not this...
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    unrealistic? insurance

    not sure where best to put this so will put in vets too. will try and keep breif. I lost my old mare back in June and claimed on the insurance she was 19 she did have some veterinary issues but all were managed and she still lead a active life up until she died (her leg shattered in the field...
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    unrealistic? insurance

    not sure where best to put this so willputin NL too. will try and keep breif. I lost my old mare back in June and claimed on the insurance she was 19 she did have some veterinary issues but all were managed and she still lead a active life up until she died (her leg shattered in the field not a...
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    ideas on this??

    little bit of back story ill try and keep brief! had tendoscopy on this leg 3 months ago had fraying of DDFT, SDFT and adhesions in the tendon sheath. 3 months on have just started troting well one short trot. had sacn 3 wks ago and due next one in three wks time. tendon looked as expected on...
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    sting reactions

    my horse got stung multipul times on sun (poss bees???) quite a few stings but onlytwo barbs found. had quite a dramatic reaction was staggering about not really co-ordinated and was then shaking all over. vet came out but when he got there was 90% ok. put her on bute to help with inflamation...
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    proof of ownership - insurance

    I recently had my horse pts due to shattering leg in field. I had had her 13yrs (5yrs on loan 8yrs owned). I am trying to sort out the insurance side of things unsure if they will pay out on death of horse (not that anything could have been done.) However i do not have a recipt of purches when...
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    tendon tears and surgry

    Ok my horse (the one in previous posts with windgalls, only they weren't!) had scan on squiggie/hard lump last wk and has properable tear in SDFT and or DDFT in her hind leg. only probable as it is under anualar lig and as this and ergot get in the way of scaning. there was the hint of tear on...
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    Insurance - another one!! slight rant.

    Why cant the calim forms be just a little easier to fill in! They want to know when the horse was first registered with my vets i have no idea other than beg of last year. also- what time was injuary/ illness first noticed i can only just work out the date (it was a squiggie swelling though was...
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    equestrian direct

    they are changing underwritters (not sure if thats good or not as have been quite slow of late but very helpful). will be underwritten by acompany called Alfa (?) just though should say
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    update windgalls better or worse?? any ideas

    Ok anyone that had not read previous post. short update, Horse developed large windgall on hindleg and was mildly lame on it vet advised bute and icy twice daily and paddock rest for wk. Ok so squigie bit has now nearly gone completly(been four days bute and 3 days ice) but we now have a small...
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    wingalls and lameness

    My horse throw quite a large windgall (tendonouis) about 10 days a go. I think she did something in field as my friend was doing her for me one eve and said she thought she seemed lame in field when trotted across but was then sound when trotted her up. It was either the nxt day or day after...
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    Improving canter

    Any good suggestions for improving and strenthening the canter? We have had some physio work to loosen up our back and improve the conection from back end to front (wont go into detail will take far to long!) she is improving all the time but canter can still be eratic sometimes really good...
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    Horse on A23!!

    There was a loose horse on the A23 at pycombe this morning around 11am. As far as know it had no tack on and appered to have escaped form a field somewhere it was injued too (wouldguess hit by car). My yard is quite close by and the police came round were trying to track the owners. Just...
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    Snaching on hacks

    My horse has a very bad habit of snatching genrally only does on way back from hacks and is worse in company. she is very fit and has had back teeth stc checked. doews it when on longor short rein, she is ridden in for hacking either a french link pelham or myler 04 pelham have tried several...
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    phyiso and riding after and how may sesions

    Friend and I were having a disscution on the above and were having a differances of opinion. and just wondered what your thought were or what u do.
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    renewal of insurance- too much?

    how much haas your gone up by this year or would you expect it too? she had a kick bk in may which i did claim on but she has suffered no reprocussions from this. expected the exclustion but not the £40 rise. my other horse never went up this much when claimed three times in one year. this just...
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