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    Tying up syptoms but not tied up??

    Hi all, After a little bit of help for a friend of mine. Her horse (2 days ago) started showing syptoms similar to that of a horse thats tied up. The vet has been out and is waiting to run some bloods on Weds but has diagnosed ESM I think its called. My friend went and looked this condition...
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    Symptoms similar to 'tying up' but not?

    Hi all, After a little bit of help for a friend of mine. Her horse (2 days ago) started showing syptoms similar to that of a horse thats tied up. The vet has been out and is waiting to run some bloods on Weds but has diagnosed ESM I think its called. My friend went and looked this condition...
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    What to do when you know you and your horse are just not suited

    Hi, Haven't posted for ages but I come seeking advice....... I bought my horse 3 years ago as a 4 year old. Long story short. He came from a dealer as an exchange. I never would have chosen a youngster and had originally got an older horse but after that not working out and HuuuuuuGGGGEEEE...
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    Manganese advise please

    I have had an osteopath out today who has found a problem with a ligament in my boys back. She has suggested giving him Manganese but I can't seem to find it on the net and wondered if anyone gives this, how much you give and where to you buy it from. Many thanks
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    Fed up - advice needed

    I bought my 15.2hh 5yr old Connemara about 18 months ago now after 8 years out of riding. I got him as a confidence giver which he is. He is an absolute dream to hack and is totally bombproof. He had a long time out of work through injury which with time and patience has been sorted. MY...
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    Help to mend a broken heart

    We have today had to make the very sad decision to return our loan pony due to his increasing health problems. I now have a very upset 8 year old daughter who is desperate for a new pony to love and join my boy. If anyone would like to assist in finding me a safe, reliable 2nd pony it would...
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    Pony collapsed - dilemma

    Bit of history: I have a little Section A on loan as a companion and for my daughter to ride. When he came to me (a year ago) he was a very overweight and depressed uncared for field ornament and on iron as well as many other supplements. He settled well with us and is now off all his 'much...
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    First show success and thanks to Itsme123

    Well yesterday was my daughters very first show on her little pony. We entered the Best Rider and the Handsomest Gelding and guess what........ First in both!!! Absolutely chuffed to bits. I was a weeping wreck, especially when the judge said she had walked the class with no competition :)...
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    Horse in for op - Experience please

    Hi all, My wonderful boy is having an op tomorrow. Its just been one thing after another in the year I have owned him but we'll get there in the end I'm sure! What I wanted to know is has anyone had experience of schirrous cord? Basically a result of a botched gelding. If so how long did...
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    Does anyone find this a little strange?

    http://www.horsemart.co.uk/advert/11_yrs_36_0_hh_chestnut_shetland_pony_kent/97958 Is it being sold as a stunt pony or what? Bit of a bizarre photo isn't it?
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    Shopping help please!!

    I am on the look out for a wool (preferably) travel rug in my horses colours - Dark green and gold. I had one years ago and managed to choose the colour of the rug and the binding. Don't seem to be having much luck searching. Any help is most welcome. Many thanks
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    First show. Help needed

    Sorry if this is a little insignificant but I didn't get a lot of help in NL. After taking the plunge and getting a horsebox we are planning our very first show. We have found one very local to us and have decided to enter my daughter in best rider 12 years and under (can be lead) and...
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    First time out. Help needed!

    After taking the plunge and getting a horsebox we are planning our first outing. We have found a show very local to us and have decided to enter my daughter in best rider 12 years and under and handsomest gelding. Can someone enlighten me on what she needs to wear. Is it navy or tweed? and...
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    Horse box dealers sussex

    Does anyone have any experience in horsebox dealers in Sussex. I am looking for a small lorry preferably a converted Renault Master or something similar. Many thanks
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    sanctuaries in East Sussex

    Hi all, To cut a long story short a friend of mine bought a pony last year that turned out to have navicular. He is currently sound with natural balance shoes and a 'filler' (can't remember the name sorry) and is ridden. Basically she is going through a very messy divorce and cannot afford to...
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    Laboured breathing and coughing?

    Hello all, Only my second post on here so here goes...... I have a 12 yr old Welsh section A who I took on loan nearly a year ago. He has had a troubled past being rescued twice and has suffered with bronchitis and pnemonia previously. He started having the very occasional cough in November...
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    What are the chances?

    I bought my first horse in April and after riding him for 6 weeks he went lame and has been off work until about 2 months ago. (tendon damage) After numerous tests/treatments and vets bills he is now coming back into ridden work after lots of long reining and walking in hand etc BUT...
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