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    Are there really homes for dogs like this?

    My dad and I had a dog together for five years, but my dad passed away unexpectedly and I have been left to care for her alone. The dog is clearly not coping with the changes and she has become...
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    Posted a similar thread a while back about a...

    Posted a similar thread a while back about a lunatic yard owner and got told that I was completely wrong so relieved to see this one! Personally I will not be shaken in my belief that there are more...
  3. Yes you can get bad service in every walk of...

    Yes you can get bad service in every walk of life- but the real extremes I can reel off the top of my head are from the horsey side of life.

    I've worked in over 3 yards as a groom; I remember the...
  4. You see, the replies indicate that we do accept...

    You see, the replies indicate that we do accept this as normal! If you went to a shop that was advertised as being open to a set time and someone chased you out aggressively before then, then you'd...
  5. Please understand the rules have not been...

    Please understand the rules have not been changed- they are pinned up in the communal tea room as they always have been and all liveries have the same contract so they are not 'new rules' as you have...
  6. Do horse people put up with an insane amount of cr*p from suppliers? Example story...

    Is is just me or do horse owners put up with the kind of treatment by supposed business people (their providers/suppliers) that would be unacceptable in other walks of life?

    If an electrician or...
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    Sick at Christmas

    Is there a worse time to be ill? Have a terrible virus, have barely been able to stay awake for an hour over the last couple of days. Was desperately hoping to use the Christmas period to gut my...
  8. Loving the stories and pics guys, they're fab!...

    Loving the stories and pics guys, they're fab! Such gorgeous horses!



    She's actually a pure bred andalusian or PRE as I believe tends to be the term now, with a nice long pedigree!...
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    Aw so cute and I just love the Fjord colour! You...

    Aw so cute and I just love the Fjord colour! You must be over the moon!
  10. Spinoff: Disengaging brain when horse buying... how did it work out for you?

    Inspired by the title of this thread I was curious to know how many others bought a horse using the more heart than head approach, and how that turned out for your and your purchase?

    I am guilty...
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    :) LOL well a vague approximation of what you in...

    :) LOL well a vague approximation of what you in the US class them as! This is a genuine 100% gypsy cob. Bred by the X family up Newbiggin by Dick Smith's famoush 'black horse'...

    No seriously....
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    15 hh now. I think she could get a little bit...

    15 hh now. I think she could get a little bit bigger.
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    Been on her tonight and she was so rusty but such...

    Been on her tonight and she was so rusty but such a trier. Owner said I'd better lunger her first but the school was a bog from bad weather so I just worked in hand bit, checked what verbal cues she...
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    The stable she'd be going to is cheap as chips as...

    The stable she'd be going to is cheap as chips as it's my friends place, and the hay is included in the price! I am very lucky...!
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    Bring her on to be a good quiet all rounder and...

    Bring her on to be a good quiet all rounder and family horse, fun hacking, riding club events, pop a little jump for a clear round and do basic dressage. The type of horse your novice/first time...
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    A possible project- opinions?

    Ok so what do you think of this little girl? She's 4, started at 2 for riding and driving but then turned away to have a foal. A sweet nature, like her build, not spooky, good in traffic but rusty. I...
  17. Mine's quite recent, I am having loads of fun...

    Mine's quite recent, I am having loads of fun with it though!

    Warning- occasional cattiness, but hopefully only where it is deserved! I try to keep lighthearted but some things REALLY ANNOY ME! ...
  18. Anyone else have a horse that just HATES having a holiday?

    I am sick. I am doing the dying swan on the couch every day before work and after work (which is a real ordeal). My nose streams like a river, my lungs are trying to violently regurgitate every...
  19. Relieved to say I have not read any of her books!

    Relieved to say I have not read any of her books!
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    Um- helmets have moved on in just the last 10...

    Um- helmets have moved on in just the last 10 years?! Where has he been?!
    We have advanced lightweight materials!

    Don't remember getting a sore neck from my Champion skull cap anyway!
  21. Aww but that pony looks far too sweet to do...

    Aww but that pony looks far too sweet to do anything as naughty as bucking! That's the one good thing about that ad, at least pony looks like a darling. And I suppose at least the gymnast has a hat...
  22. Oops sorry, don't know how the word ad got in...

    Oops sorry, don't know how the word ad got in there, it's definitely all about that head shot- though note in the other picture the horse's ears are straight back too, not filling me with confidence!
  23. I may have found one of the worst horse sale piccies ever...

    Join the orderly queue to bring this mare home! :D

    http://www.donedeal.co.uk/for-sale/horses/3818929

    In case ad vanishes:

    http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh27/Xenomorphic_2008/Aaagh.jpg
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    I think of PETA, I think of that South Park...

    I think of PETA, I think of that South Park episode...!
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    Whoever said he was 'too big to be pure arabian'...

    Whoever said he was 'too big to be pure arabian' was right... I quote:



    My dad bought me this book when I was about 12 and I will NEVER part with it!
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