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Topic: Breaking in shires
Lizzy

Replies: 10
Views: 28037

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 4:28 am   Subject: Breaking in shires
Sorry no I don't and I am not sure he is working with heavies now. I know he lives near Oswestry but could probably take you there but not his phone number or address. Not being very helpful am i :oop ...
Topic: Is this good breeding?
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 14698

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:43 pm   Subject: Is this good breeding?
Hello and welcome to the forum Vinny. I don't know much about the sire but Hainton are a very good blood line. We had a brood mare from them Hainton Lady Pearl and she was calm and gentle and bred thr ...
Topic: Problems with feet
Lizzy

Replies: 1
Views: 15737

PostForum: Health   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:41 pm   Subject: Problems with feet
Hello Kimbo and welcome to the forum. Have you thought of getting a thick lump of wood, a cut off railway sleeper or something similar will do and just place his feet on that rather than lifting them ...
Topic: Where is everyone?
Lizzy

Replies: 5
Views: 13945

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:38 pm   Subject: Where is everyone?
Ian we don't have our own page but there are loads of shire related pages from showing, to working and breeding. Are you already on FB because if so I shall look out for you.
Topic: Where is everyone?
Lizzy

Replies: 5
Views: 13945

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 2:52 pm   Subject: Re: Where is everyone?
Its so sad to see the forum is not used anymore.

Is anyone still here?

Sad Sad Sad

It sure in BB, I call in from time to time but I think we have mostly decamped to facebook. xx
Topic: *IMPORTANT* Atypical Myopathy *PLEASE READ*
Lizzy

Replies: 15
Views: 31253

PostForum: Health   Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 5:17 pm   Subject: *IMPORTANT* Atypical Myopathy *PLEASE READ*
I have sadly heard of other shires that have lost their lives due to this. It was always a danger when I was growing up but it's the first time I've heard of it in years. Such a dreadful thing to happ ...
Topic: feeding shires
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 12447

PostForum: Health   Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:21 pm   Subject: feeding shires
Bran, chaff and a bit of pasture mix or 16+, I would prefer two smaller buckets a day rather than one big one. In addition to this pasture, hay or haylage and that is all they need. If he is working t ...
Topic: Walton Supreme
Lizzy

Replies: 72
Views: 100868

PostForum: Health   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:20 pm   Subject: Walton Supreme
Sweet looking boy and very similar in colouring to our Hainton mare.
Topic: disciplines for shires?
Lizzy

Replies: 13
Views: 24603

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:56 pm   Subject: disciplines for shires?
rutland and lizzy, thanks for help :3


Are you for real? Shocked
Topic: disciplines for shires?
Lizzy

Replies: 13
Views: 24603

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:28 pm   Subject: disciplines for shires?
I have to agree with you. It really worries me when I read stuff like that though. Shires have such special needs in all areas, feed, welfare, feet and not just hooves, the list goes on and on.

I j ...
Topic: disciplines for shires?
Lizzy

Replies: 13
Views: 24603

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:24 am   Subject: disciplines for shires?
Oh my goodness me this is ringing alarm bells in my head. I agree with Rutland, you should consider having another horse because you obviously know nothing about the needs of a shire and don't appear ...
Topic: Three Natural Cures for Diabetes
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 11843

PostForum: Health   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:54 pm   Subject: Three Natural Cures for Diabetes
Sadly this isn't really modded and frequently people use it to sell stuff. That's why I rarely post on here.
Topic: Three Natural Cures for Diabetes
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 11843

PostForum: Health   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 3:50 pm   Subject: Three Natural Cures for Diabetes
What has this got to do with shire horses?
Topic: Should SHS Have a Welfare Code of Ethics?
Lizzy

Replies: 3
Views: 14430

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu May 15, 2014 2:52 pm   Subject: Should SHS Have a Welfare Code of Ethics?
There are many people disillusioned with the Society at the moment for a number of reasons. I stopped being a member some years ago because I felt my membership money would be better used by our local ...
Topic: Should SHS Have a Welfare Code of Ethics?
Lizzy

Replies: 3
Views: 14430

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 1:42 pm   Subject: Should SHS Have a Welfare Code of Ethics?
I think there are a lot of us out there who fundamentally agree with you. Have you contacted the SHS with your concerns?
Topic: Love re-reading old threads about advice..
Lizzy

Replies: 2
Views: 15532

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 6:16 pm   Subject: Love re-reading old threads about advice..
Laughing Wink
Topic: How Much
Lizzy

Replies: 2
Views: 11638

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 6:23 am   Subject: How Much
Ivors mum, if you put Jim Yates, Oscar, successfully shown and part broken in the same sentence you are looking at paying quite a bit. It is difficult to put a value on a shire at the moment because o ...
Topic: Shire Stallions in the South-West?
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 16000

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:10 pm   Subject: Shire Stallions in the South-West?
Really, I didn't know that and what a surprise. I know they rode Matthew and he was a wonderful ride so maybe they have pulled out of the stud game. That is such a shame because he is a wonderful hor ...
Topic: Shire Stallions in the South-West?
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 16000

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 6:52 am   Subject: Shire Stallions in the South-West?
Hello .
Skeyton Matthew is a southern premium stallion, if you contact the shire horse society they will give you details. He is a lovely boy with a quiet temperament. Good luck.
Topic: Long time no read
Lizzy

Replies: 2
Views: 12978

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2014 7:43 am   Subject: Long time no read
How lovely to see you two on here, long time no post.
Samson and sproglett keep you on your toes Loubie.
Lovely to see your names and take care. Laughing
Topic: hi there evryone looking for info on ballyedmond isadora
Lizzy

Replies: 1
Views: 11364

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:23 pm   Subject: hi there evryone looking for info on ballyedmond isadora
http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/ballyedmond+isadora

This might help and I see she has Quixhill in her breed line, our grey also has that breeding
Topic: x Stone ?
Lizzy

Replies: 14
Views: 25102

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:27 am   Subject: x Stone ?
BB you know your horse better than we do and I would never shoot you down for being honest.
Topic: Someone said it was quiet!
Lizzy

Replies: 5
Views: 15398

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:53 am   Subject: Someone said it was quiet!
Lovely photos and I am so pleased you are both doing so well. She really is a cracking looking girl.
Topic: x Stone ?
Lizzy

Replies: 14
Views: 25102

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 2:25 pm   Subject: x Stone ?
I agree. you must not think that because you ride a draught horse you can make it too load bearing on the back. A good saddle is absolutely vital as well, particularly if you are a bit heavy. It's the ...
Topic: It's so quiet :0(
Lizzy

Replies: 20
Views: 27028

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:30 pm   Subject: It's so quiet :0(
Kay it's The Great British Shire site on FB, hope you find it soon. xx

Hello Valerie. xx
Topic: big band score and parts
Lizzy

Replies: 3
Views: 12803

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 7:16 am   Subject: big band score and parts
!!
Topic: It's so quiet :0(
Lizzy

Replies: 20
Views: 27028

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:08 pm   Subject: It's so quiet :0(
Hello Kate, we seem to be invaded by spammers at the moment.
How are you?
Topic: big band score and parts
Lizzy

Replies: 3
Views: 12803

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:07 pm   Subject: big band score and parts
What has this to do with Shire horses. Really,
Topic: Blinkers
Lizzy

Replies: 6
Views: 21982

PostForum: Help & Support   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:59 pm   Subject: Blinkers
Personally I wouldn't drive without them but it is individual choice. Ours were introduced to them at a young age and as long as they fit properly in my opinion they could be safer than an open bridle ...
Topic: Blinkers
Lizzy

Replies: 6
Views: 21982

PostForum: Help & Support   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:24 am   Subject: Blinkers
Why do you want to introduce them?
Topic: Manger
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 14268

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:19 am   Subject: Manger
He is stabled 24/7 because that could be why he is being silly - boredom!
Topic: I know nothing
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 9601

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:18 am   Subject: I know nothing
Well done on that colt, any Knutsford is worth having and an iron grey (our mare is that colour) will be gorgeous. I would think the lady meant the National Shire Horse Show held annually in March. Th ...
Topic: Well, Walton Supreme blood lines, please read
Lizzy

Replies: 8
Views: 21359

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:53 am   Subject: Well, Walton Supreme blood lines, please read
Bloody breathtaking Tracey. x
Topic: about to consider buying a shire
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 10457

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:51 am   Subject: about to consider buying a shire
I agree with you about the ridden heavies, it really saddens me to see them looking like slightly overweight hunters with feathery feet and that brings me to the point of shaving their feather off. Ar ...
Topic: about to consider buying a shire
Lizzy

Replies: 4
Views: 10457

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:52 pm   Subject: about to consider buying a shire
Rutland what a brilliant answer to the kayeg's post. I would add to your comments that heavies need to be kept heavy and not 'leaned up' like hunters just because they are ridden. Shoeing is expensive ...
 

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