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    ride with your mind on the bit survey

    Did anyone else take part and see the results video? I am curious to see what you all thought...
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    Lectures/demos in the north west

    Hello all I was wondering if anyone knows where I can find out about demos, lectures and the like that are going on in the north west? I've recently moved and want to get more involved with the local horsey scene as I've just moved, but don't know where to start looking for things like these!
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    Livery near Preston

    Hello! I'm going to be relocating to Preston from the South East for work, so am looking for DIY (with option of extra services when needed, or possibly assisted) for one 16hh gelding. Must have all year turn out, seperate mares and geldings, access to decent hacking, friendly people to hack...
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    liver damage and feeding milk thistle long term

    Hello all My horse suffered with liver damage over the past winter. He was diagnosed in October, got the all clear in April and has been fine since. I have been feeding him milk thistle since October, and since I am approaching the end of my current tub, and my horse has gone nearly three...
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    Livery wanted around Lower Dicker, East Sussex

    Looking for DIY/Assisted DIY livery for 1 gelding, around the Lower Dicker area (Ringmer, Laughton, Hailsham, Polegate etc). I will be finishing university in May and looking to move back home to Sussex around the 21st. Must have all year turnout, a decent school and access to reasonable...
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    Attitudes towards body protectors

    Hi Everyone I am a final year Product Design student, and for my major project I will be looking into the design of a body protector for horse riders. I want to really focus on the human factors surrounding it, so I want to involve as many riders in the project as possible in terms of...
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    Attitudes towards body protectors

    Hi Everyone I am a final year Product Design student, and for my major project I will be looking into the design of a body protector for horse riders. I want to really focus on the human factors surrounding it, so I want to involve as many riders in the project as possible in terms of...
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    Hickstead Unaff Dressage Championships

    Hello! Over the weekend I took my 6yo out to our first prelim, which somehow we managed to win and qualify for the Hickstead Championships! Almost all of my competition experience is BUCS, so I have no idea what to expect. Has anyone been, anything worth noting, etc? Any information would be...
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    Equi-Ping

    I've been given a free one as there was a problem with an order. But my question is, are they any good? My boy figured out quite quickly that if he broke the twine, he could be free to mow the yard. So I'm not sure in expecting this to last. Good or not it doesn't matter though as I've lost...
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    People with greys - pictures of your competition outfits!

    As per the title really! I have a dapple grey horse, and after having the same cheapy show gear since I was 16 I'd quite like to think about getting some nice new things. So for inspiration what do all you grey-riders wear with yours? Pictures would be great to see!
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    How to find local hacking routes?

    As per the title really! Fellow liveries don't seem to hack much and tend to box out to places instead. We are on a 60mph road which understandably puts people off, however as long as it's the right time of day it's actually fairly quiet (I used to cross it on foot). I don't want to just go...
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    Good books for schooling youngsters

    Does anyone have any recommendations? I have a 5yo and would like some bedtime reading to supplement our lessons and for general inspiration! I'd like to do dressage with him if that makes a difference. Thanks in advance :)
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    New horse and an introduction!

    I've been a lurker for years, so as I've bought a new horse, (and I'm a wannabe competition rider) I thought I'd finally introduce myself and my new boy! Meet Irish! He is a 5yo ISH, and is such a sweetheart. I'm so excited to finally have my own youngster, I love working with them. He was my...
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    Sponsors using photographs

    Hello all, I don't post much but wanted to know something and I thought this would be a good place to ask! My uni riding club is sponsored by an equestrian clothing company. We get our stocks from them as our "thing", they are compulsory for all BUCS members. I haven't used them since...
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    Equestrian Product Design

    Hello everyone I'm currently half way through my BSc Product Design degree, and am needing to sort a placement year for this coming year. More and more I keep thinking that I want to combine my horseyness and designness and design riding equipment. Stuff like hats and body protectors really...
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    Short Term Share Wanted

    Hi I'm home from uni and looking for a short term share from now until late July. I've been on the BUCS university teams for the past two years as an idea of ability, ideally I'd like to be able to do a bit of everything i.e. hacking/schooling/jumping and to be able to have lessons with my...
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    Where else can I look for a share horse?

    I've been looking for a share horse now since July and have had a series of bad luck! But with the new year I'm determinded to wipe the slate clean and am back out searching more then ever! The main sites I look on are horsemart and the friday-ad. There's a few others I've come across on google...
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