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Topic: Shire Horse racing
drgeo

Replies: 0
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PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:47 pm   Subject: Shire Horse racing
I had not seen this before, looks like fun!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCKwzaiGg-U
Topic: cure for sight problems
drgeo

Replies: 2
Views: 7176

PostForum: Health   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:58 pm   Subject: cure for sight problems
I saw this article on Facebook today 23-10-13 about a sight-saving operation performed in England for 6000.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2009824/The-endangered-shire-horse-foal-6-000-pi ...
Topic: Longevity
drgeo

Replies: 7
Views: 10721

PostForum: Health   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:47 pm   Subject: Longevity
Our Dandy is almost 29 and a few weeks ago could not get up. Whole story is here: http://www.shire-horses.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2426&highlight=
Short version is that after singing him the goo ...
Topic: Good Night my gorgeous boy
drgeo

Replies: 13
Views: 12873

PostForum: Never Forgotten   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:32 pm   Subject: adieu Clyde
His gentle soul shines through in your photo.
Topic: Newby needs advice
drgeo

Replies: 6
Views: 7920

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:24 pm   Subject: sorry, didn't see your request
http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae35/drgeo/twins2005copy.jpg

Sorry, hadn't notice you asked for a photo. These are our boys in a 2005 photo. In this old picture they were (L To R) 10 and 21.

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Topic: Good afternoon from a newbie -please may I ask for help.
drgeo

Replies: 4
Views: 5268

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:41 pm   Subject: high spirits
Duchy is a cutie! When my Shire gelding arrived he was high spirited--will never forget when he lifted and carried me half way across the paddock when I was only holding on to his halter! I weigh 18 s ...
Topic: Good Night my gorgeous boy
drgeo

Replies: 13
Views: 12873

PostForum: Never Forgotten   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:50 pm   Subject: beautiful boyo
Clydie, --well groomed and well loved.
Topic: Good Night my gorgeous boy
drgeo

Replies: 13
Views: 12873

PostForum: Never Forgotten   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:49 pm   Subject: beautiful boyo
Clydie, --well groomed and well loved.
Topic: Update on Chloe
drgeo

Replies: 27
Views: 12209

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:41 pm   Subject: spooking
I can never figure out what my horse is thinking when he suddenly acts skittish. What spooks him one day does not faze him on another. Sometimes things are scary when on his left side but not his righ ...
Topic: Newby needs advice
drgeo

Replies: 6
Views: 7920

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:32 pm   Subject: thanks
Ah, knowing the SHS posts in February was the info I needed--thanks !
Topic: Newby needs advice
drgeo

Replies: 6
Views: 7920

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:11 pm   Subject: thanks
Ah, knowing the SHS posts in February was the info I needed--thanks !
Topic: Newby needs advice
drgeo

Replies: 6
Views: 7920

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:42 pm   Subject: Newby needs advice
First time to post here!

My wife and I will travel to London the week of 15-22 May 2012 and would love to visit a Shire show. Anyone know of one within easy train ride of London?

Our 2 English ...
Topic: traveling boots for big beasties
drgeo

Replies: 6
Views: 7905

PostForum: Shows   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:25 pm   Subject: boots
We finally found travel boots to fit our Shire, but the first time I tried to use them he fussed so much we let him go without. He was fine. It's been 7 years now, wonder where I put those boots? You ...
Topic: hating farriers!!!!
drgeo

Replies: 21
Views: 12180

PostForum: Health   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:18 pm   Subject: foot on block
We tried several farriers who huffed and puffed while they picked up our Shires' feet. They especially didn't like to get leaned on! Then we found a 60 year old farrier with many years' experience wit ...
 

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