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    x-country, advice please?

    Hi all, I'm off x-country training (me and a few friends are hiring a course) this weekend! But I am feeling incredibly nervous! Jumping/x-country has never been my forte! But I like to give everything a go and mix my 5 year olds training up a little (andalusian x arab). She's an absolute...
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    Yard boots?

    Hi all, I'm after a new pair of yard boots, but am un-sure to which are the best on the market at the moment. I previously had a pair of Dubarrys, but never again! They most certainly aren't "winter" boots. Any recommendations?
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    Young hose with bit issues.

    Wondering if anyone could offer some advice/help. I have a just turned 5 year old hispano mare who seems to have bit issues. She does various things whilst being ridden which include- clenching her jaw and grinding her teeth, chewing and playing with the bit continuously, always behind the bit...
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    Young hose with bit issues.

    Wondering if anyone could offer some advice/help. I have a just turned 5 year old hispano mare who seems to have bit issues. She does various things whilst being ridden which include- clenching her jaw and grinding her teeth, chewing and playing with the bit continuously, always behind the bit...
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    Kieffer Bridles

    Hi guys, So...I'm after a new bridle and really have my heart set on a Kieffer (crank flash bridle). Have had a litte nose online but there doesn't seem to be many online stores selling them. Could anyone recommend a good place to buy from? Thanks, Maddy
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    Kieffer Bridles

    Hi guys, So...I'm after a new bridle and really have my heart set on a Kieffer (crank flash bridle). Have had a litte nose online but there doesn't seem to be many online stores selling them. Could anyone recommend a good place to buy from? Thanks, Maddy
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    Thorowgood saddles

    Anyone know where can I get a second hand Thorowgood T4 cob saddle from? Had a look on ebay and can't seem to find anything :confused: ...so just wondered if there were any good websites that have various tack for sale?? Thanks, Maddy
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    Ariat Bromonts

    Anyone know any websites that are selling them cheaper than RRP price?
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    Dressage instructor in south east??

    Could anyone recommend a good dressage instructor in the south east area? -Important that he/she has experience and knowledge about Iberian breeds. Many thanks, Maddy
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    For those of you with spanish horses??

    Hi all, As from Saturday I will be the proud new full loaner of a beautiful Andalucian. Very excited, but.......she's grey :eek::eek: and has a very long thick mane (as the spanish do) I would be really grateful if you could help me and answer some of my questions (things I seem to be...
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    Ariat Bromonts...why is it??

    That when I want to sell my pair, no-one is interested :confused: They were selling like hot cakes last month...now when I desperately need to sell them, I cant, typical :rolleyes:
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    Giving up horses for a while??

    Just wanted to hear other peoples stories. I've been into horses since I was very young (7/8) im now 18. My parents couldnt afford to buy me my own so I always loaned. When I turned 16 I got myself a great permanent full time job, in which I was able to afford my own. So I bought my first...
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    Very unwell pony :( HHO good vibes needed

    My mare has been on/off lame since I bought her 1 year ago, originally we always thought she had an old shoulder injury that kept re-occuring, but she deteriorated and was going more lame then she was sound. So I arranged for her to go down to the clinic a couple of weeks ago to see David...
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    Breeding?? first steps

    Hi guys My friend has been looking into breeding and would like to breed from her mare, she doesnt know much about breeding so wants to get as much information as possible before she decides what to. So I said id post something on here for her. She wants to find out what the whole process is...
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    Please help...should I be worried??????

    Hi guys Cut a long story short, ive decided to give my mare away. After a long hard event career it has just taken so much out of her. For a long time now Ive known it was time for her to live a quieter life, gentle hacking etc. So I decided it would be best if I found a loving new home for...
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    Please help...should I be worried??????

    Hi guys Cut a long story short, ive decided to give my mare away. After a long hard event career it has just taken so much out of her. For a long time now Ive known it was time for her to live a quieter life, gentle hacking etc. So I decided it would be best if I found a loving new home for...
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    Help please?? lameness, arthritus?

    Hi guys, wanted a bit of advice. My 14 year old mare has arthritus in the knees, she generally gets pretty stiff if in the stable for too long. Due to the snowy weather she was unable to go out yesterday. Turned her out in the school for a leg stretch where she trotted around a little but...
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    Have you ever thought about giving up horses for a while??

    As the title says really? Have been into horses as long as I can remember (7/8 years old). My parents couldnt afford to buy me my own so I loaned for years until I was able to afford it myself. Horses were and still are my life, every single day im there, nothing comes inbetween. When I...
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    Full loan with view to buy (the market)??

    whats the market for this like at the moment? looking for a friend and cant seem to find anything, is there specific websites I should be looking at? or is full loan's difficult to find?
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    Full loan with view to buy (the market)

    whats the market for this like at the moment? looking for a friend and cant seem to find anything, is there specific websites I should be looking at? or is full loan's difficult to find?
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    How do you...

    keep your older horses fighting fit and healthy?? e.g. special suppliments, work-routine etc. Mainly the older comp horse's?? My mare's 14, suspected arthritus in her back legs, on a joint suppliment and has special back shoes. She still clicks an awful lot :confused: she's out every day from...
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    Dressage Bridles

    Hi All Im looking to buy a smart cavasson dressage bridle. Can anyone recomend any that arent too expensive. Thank you :)
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    IDEAL jessica dressage saddle- looking to buy

    looking for 17" IDEAL jessica dressage saddle (wide). black or brown. Please let me know, need one quite quickly (would consider doing a swap for a close contact jumping saddle- one of robert whittakers jump saddles- 17" med fit- havannah colour. Worth alot of money brand new- very good...
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    16.1 all-rounder/ dressage mare for loan

    Based in south east london (kent/swanley area) Experienced and established 16.1 mare for half loan, been there and done everything, competed with Jeanette Brakewell up to PN level eventing. Particularly experienced in dressage. Im looking for someone to ride her twice or so in the week for...
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    Head tossing... help please

    Hi Guys Recently my mare has been playing with the bit...quite extremely. She's started to cross her jaw and stick her tounge under the bit (which she corrects herself) this often results in her tossing her head/ foaming alot and generally ripping the reins from my hand. She will then in some...
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    Jeanette Brakewell, please help!

    Hi guys This may be like finding a needle in a haystack lol, but you never know. So here it goes My horse Moja was bred and competed by jeanette brakewell, Moja's now 14 and I think jeanette sold her on as a 6 year old. I don't know her previous owners as I bought her from a dealer. I...
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    please help.....

    Hi everyone, im looking to find out my horse Occhi's history, i bought her from a friend who bought her from ireland. I found out that Occhi who was then called "Countess Godiva" was owned by a lady called Hayley Togher who lives in galway ireland. Hayley only had her for a short while due to...
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