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    please give me an idea on pricing

    Thank you
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    please give me an idea on pricing

    Just a well fenced paddock next to their property
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    please give me an idea on pricing

    I have a five acre paddock, securely & safely fenced for horses - post & rail & hedges with rails in them. A neighbour wants to rent this on a yearly basis. What is a fair rent please? Notts/ Derbys border between M1 J27 & J28 I want to be reasonable but fair to both parties.
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    Fat little dog!!

    not been around for a while :)
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    Fat little dog!!

    Obese dogs is one of my boarding specialities. It is down to calorie intake & activity. In her current state she won't be active enough ot be fed for her ideal weight but will feel staved if fed that amount let alone less. I usually use naturediet wet food, fed to 10% below desired weight but...
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    Yorkshire terrier breeder?

    Try the breed clubs. As Well bred yorkies typically have small litters they are usually spoken for as sons as born so rarely advertised.
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    What are we missing in the equine industry?

    Licencing for livery yards and dealers.
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    Neutering puppies (or not)

    In one of my breeds which is prone to same sex aggression neutering can make the dog aggressive towards both genders.
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    Borzoi - lost west midlands

    The breed clubs & breed rescues are aware.
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    DIY Mounting block ideas

    Picnic bench. The sort where a table has a bench either side. They are only about £40 and do double duty.
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    Advice - pony tips water bucket..

    One of these & tie the handle to the wall. You can use a trug inside it. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Greena-GA23847-Wheeled-Garden-Trug/dp/B007GD8O8E
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    Food advice please for miniature puppy

    Give skinners a call & they will send out sam[ple. They do some decent puppy foods & a couple less good but still better than Canin. Naturediet or forthglade would be good & easy as main feeds. I agree, don't leave food down. It makes housetraining problematic and it is easier to work with a...
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    Something you don't want to see

    So a years fodder ruined by someone else's negligence and you would have written it off. Glad you can afford to do this.
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    3rd Viewing

    fingers crossed for you/
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    Something you don't want to see

    Bales were intact three days earlier (professional photographer on site). Plenty of proof of horse at bales and no other horses with access plus, after I had put electric fencing to keep him off the stack, as owner went to catch him he reached over the post and rail & bit a bale on the other...
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    Squirrels

    Rats with bushy tails, rat traps & fen traps work.
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    Something you don't want to see

    I didn't mention her being young & the horse in question was advertised for £5.5K last year so she does have assets.
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    Checklist for buying a horse

    Always fancied one with lop ears but never found one when I've been looking
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    Something you don't want to see

    Horse owner works for the yard owner who is not approachable or reasonable. She can now sue him if she so chooses. You could argue that she knowingly put her horse in a field with unsecure fences though. Escapes from that yard are not a rare occurrence.
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    Where can I get a new Kimblewick in 4.75"?

    Try a search for Kimberwick - bits are easy to import from the USA & 4.75" is more common there.
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    Something you don't want to see

    Soon after wrapping and before the fermentation gives a chance of saving the bale. Once pickled damage will follow however soon you stick tape on.
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    Something you don't want to see

    not been paid yet........but prepared to send in bailiffs if needed.
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    Something you don't want to see

    Went through moneyclaim as my letter was ignored. Got the letter from the court this morning. Judgement has been made against the horse's owner. Just waiting for payment now. I won't be waiting long.
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    Best wet dog food

    Forthglade or Naturediet are both good. Wainrights is P&H own brand but ok too.
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    UK Kennel Club & Health Testing

    No reason for working stock to not be registered and health tested. One of my clients has just had his beloved, farm bred, working springer go blind at eight years of age. One of the conditions that health testing was available for generations ago. You may not care about paperwork but health...
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    sprenger 4 system vs bow balance

    Compositi reflex worked for my dodgy ankle, sprengers didn't.
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    How does one post a saddle?

    sometimes Royal Mail special delivery works out cheaper than Parcelforce. Bubblewrap, box, plenty of tape & multiple sender's addresses inside and outside the box.
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    University survey help

    The questions are poor or naive.
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    Drop off centres for unwanted horses?

    Laws already exist but are not enforced. I would like to see; - NED reinstated, it was just getting it's act together when it got pulled and the saving of £185K pa is a drop in the ocean compared to what dumping and fly grazing etc cost across the country. Zero VAT on gelding and a charge of...
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    Best low calorie chaff

    Plain oat straw. Honeychop is one but there are others.
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