"Express eventing in the UK was a total disaster in 2008, with top riders being utterly flummoxed by the complicated, and over tecnical, course, with the end result being that one top riders horse died. Many of the grandstand seats were left empty,…"
"Personally, I'd be using dry poultices on it by this stage, covering the whole foot and right up around the coronary band.
There's some great information on this link, which will take a little time to read but may help you to decide…"
"Hi there Fiona!
Thanks for adding me as a friend.
I've spent most of my life in the Northwest of England, apart from going down to Lincolnshire to attend University, but my plan is to move up to the Scottish borders. Sounds like you've…"
"That's quite disturbing!! I don't really understand why prisons have "SPORTING EVENTS" anyway. It's appalling what they did to that horse with the two broken legs!! Surely that is a criminal offence!! Was anyone prosecuted ?"
"I'm scared to watch it.... maybe I'll get braver after the afternoon wears on.... I'm sick of animal brutality.... we have a football start here whose name i shall not mention because I am sick of hearing about him.... he brutalized a…"
No I don't know the farrier, but then my horse is barefoot so I don't have much to do with farriers. I have a barefoot trimmer who comes to do him. Since it's so rural round here there are lots of horsey folk. I am not into competing but there are lots of riding clubs and the showjumping crowd are quite active.
Thanks for adding me as a friend. I see you are in Manchester - not a million miles away from me. I'm in Anglesey now although originally from Stockport, via a long and torturous route around most of England and Wales.