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    Omeprazole Injections Cost?

    Hestavard Exugus is a really good supplement for gastric support but you do need to get it through your vet but highly rated
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    Omeprazole Injections Cost?

    You are looking at about £800 -£900 for a course of 4 injections given weekly, it seems to have better results than oral medication and is easier as doesn't need to be given on an empty stomach like alot of the oral stuff. Generally best given in the rump as lots react to them in the neck so...
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    Best helmet in 2022 for round head shape?

    I've a fairly round head and always wear Champion skull caps. I went to one of the large showd with numerous stands and tried SO many different brands but still ended up with a champion hat
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    Chances of colic after scoping

    I work at a vets and we scope quite a few horses and very very few colic after them
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    Tweed show jacket help!

    I have a lovely tweed by Tagg have used it for autum hunting and doing 2nd horses and it's always been complimented on how smart it is
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    Strangles without symptoms

    It's actually fairly common for bloods to come back high but then the actual pouch wash to come back negative. This is because the blood test is testing for anti bodies so if the horses has been in contact or near an infected horse the result will likely be high, but each horse is an individual...
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    Knowall novices

    I I don't see it as grovelling, just a polite way of telling them to keep there unwanted opinions to themselves. 🤷‍♀️. OP I hope you have managed to resolve the situation and can enjoy your horse/ yard time as intended.
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    Knowall novices

    ⁷ I don't see it as grovelling just a polite way of saying to the livery that their advice is not wanted. 🤷‍♀️each to their own though
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    Knowall novices

    I'm not really sure where in my response I'm grovelling? Just I don't particularly enjoy an atmosphere on a yard as I want to enjoy my horse. If I don't really like someone I'll still say good morning etc purely to be pleasant and not create an atmosphere for others.
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    Knowall novices

    I think if it was me I'd apologise for how I dealt with the situation, maybe explain you were trying to get good videos for the vet. Then mention that horse is on rehab etc and currently under guidance from professionals and you'd rather just stay with their (the professionals) advice for...
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    Ulcer supplement

    Take a look at https://www.hestevard.com/exagus.html. Have heard a lot of good stories about it and no it is well supported/thought of by vets
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    Non rubbing saddle cloths / Le Mieux starting to rub

    I'm another who likes Numed, though at this time of year with coats changing some are horse will rub/loose hair no matter what saddke cloth you try. Good luck hope you find something that works
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    Rhinegold Boots

    I had a pair of the luxus long boots and for the price they were brilliant. Comfortable from day one and lasted me 3 years of hard work -a hunt groom riding upto 4 lots a day - they also polished up fabulous so used them for shows as well
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    Advice on the warmest hunt coats

    I have a medium weight caldene? I think it has cuffs and a storm flap and the skirt is leather linned. I then wear plenty of thin thermals underneath and I have a thermatex waits coat that goes under as well, this has been a godsend. Definitely recommend getting one
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    Stock? Tie? Competition help!

    The shirt would suit a stick but not a tie as not the correct collar. If I compete my turn out is generally the same I have beige breeches a tweed jacket and generally a stock shirt and stock with black boots I wear this both jumping and dressage. I do have a collared shirt so I can wear a tie...
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    Sole use of a yard

    @Back with a bang what area if South Wales is this please? I'm south Wales based and know of a few professionals looking for this sort of set up
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    Sole use of a yard

    Where in South Wales is this please? And how much land?
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    Saddle Fitting Opinions

    Sorry I can't really help with recommendations and as sbloom says each fitter will differ during to experiences and general human nature. Equally horses are all different what works for one won't necessarily work for another. Are you able to recommend any inhand/ ground work exercises @sbloom ?
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    Dieting & HANGRY 😭

    The bmr on my fitness plan sets you ridiculous low it's advised against using it. Most people use the James Smith bmr maybe try that? Your better off starting on a much higher calorie budget and can the reduce down slightly If needed
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    He's unhinged ... But ....

    Has he gotten fitter since you've has him, and are you now exercising him less? Only ask as I had a irsh hunter who sounds very similar and he got more nervous and on edge the fitter he got. And heaven help us when we couldn't exercise due to snow and ice. He was the most genuine and honest...
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    Like a Waterford?

    Just thinking you've said he likes a loose ring Waterford, and current bit is an eggbutt french link have you tried a loose ring french link? Or just a loose ring single joint? An eggbutt and loose ring will give him a different feel even with the same mouth piece and he may feel happier?
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    Positive strangles test

    Have they put anitBs in the pouches?
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    Positive strangles test

    Are you blood testing? Unfortunately anti bodies will remain high for quite so.e time after exposure so won't get clear results. Have the guttural pouch washed? If that comes back clear should be OK. They can still have high blood results upto a year after exposure, this doesn't mean they...
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    Medium or fine blades??

    Definitely medium blades on a grey. I used to like clipping my hunters out with fine blades but wouldn't use them on a grey had a medium pair just for her. The fine takes it so close that it would be hard work getting a really good finish on a grey with them
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    Lightweight Waterproof Economical Turnout Rug

    I have the trojan rug mentioned above, I got it off ebay for around £50 its the 1200d and 50g and has been fab. Kept mine dry in very heavy rain
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    Rolled/crushed barley … anyone use it anymore?

    I've feed boiled barely to the hunters I've worked with for the past 7 years. First yard we had a proper big barely boiler in the tackroom. The other yards we just used a large slow cooker. Never had a problem with any of them on it and they looked fantastic.
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    Looking for examples......

    The thing with vetting is its only what the vet finds on the day. Further up someone has said about navicular and kissing spines, did you have the bloods run that were taken at the vetting? X-rays can be added on but don't come as standard, the same with teeth.
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    DDFT 12cm tear - PTS?

    If you can find somewhere suitable I would strongly consider/ discuss with vet turning him away. And even more so due to you expecting. Time is a great healer
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    Sleeping in a pickup for overnight stays?

    I know a few people who sleep in the back of their pick ups. A work colleague done it recently. Went off for a few days with her dog hiking and slept in the pick up
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    Ticks, ticks, ticks

    One of my old bosses used to put Vaseline or even fairy liquid on a tick and they always dropped off. This was for any stubborn ones we struggled to remove. Never had any ill effect from doing so.
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