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Topic: Bronking
laddie

Replies: 0
Views: 11500

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:13 pm   Subject: Bronking
Hi Ladddie has suddenly decided to start bronking when excited on grass when ridden , any ideas please. this is so unlike him . he is so calm and polite any other time but has done this twice now , ...
Topic: frozen water
laddie

Replies: 3
Views: 7229

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:56 pm   Subject: freezing water
I have tried the ball method and it doesnt work , think its just far to cold where we are , the ball just gets stuck in the froze water.
Topic: wood pellets for bedding?
laddie

Replies: 6
Views: 8862

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:02 pm   Subject: wood pellets
HI I have tried them and didnt like them at all , the bed always felt damp and in the winter it froze and it took me ages to work out the right amount of water required .I now use shaving so much ea ...
Topic: feeding shires
laddie

Replies: 8
Views: 10564

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:58 pm   Subject: Feed
Hi My boy doesnt have haylage as it makes him hyper , so he has about 7kg of good hay in his stable at night and nothing else at the moment , he has plenty of grass , when it starts to freeze every da ...
Topic: frozen water
laddie

Replies: 3
Views: 7229

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:49 pm   Subject: frozen water
Hi has anyone used gelatine to help stop the stable water freezing . I heard of this a while ago and now winter is here I thought I might try it .
I think a veggie version would be good.
Topic: Sunburn
laddie

Replies: 6
Views: 13770

PostForum: Health   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:07 pm   Subject: sunburn
Hi I think I have the answer to my problem . I have found a web site that sells a really good sun gaurd that fits on to a field safe head collar . it arrived today and Marli doesnt seem to object to w ...
Topic: Sunburn
laddie

Replies: 6
Views: 13770

PostForum: Health   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:25 pm   Subject: Sunburn
Thanks for the replies , he is having total sun block for horses the Nettex one on twice a day and he is wearing a Cashel long nose full face mask. Not sure what else to do .
Bringing him in during ...
Topic: Sunburn
laddie

Replies: 6
Views: 13770

PostForum: Health   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:52 pm   Subject: Sunburn
Hi has anyone heard or used Potassium permangernate for sunburn .
I am struggling with stopping the sunburn despite putting it on him twice and day wearing a full face mask . Apparently you paint it ...
Topic: rugs
laddie

Replies: 18
Views: 12541

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:44 pm   Subject: Rugs
Hi I am using Ruggle rugs for this winter and they are a really good fit , Norti Nedi on Ebay are another good fitting rug , I use a 7'3 standard neck , Laddie has a very deep neck , both are well p ...
Topic: I need some again please.
laddie

Replies: 11
Views: 6602

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 7:22 pm   Subject: I need some again please.
Hi I have now had the rings fitted to the back wall and Marli has been tied up with his hay , I can't say he liked it much but there was no kicking , he paced about for a while ,but he was safe and ok ...
Topic: I need some again please.
laddie

Replies: 11
Views: 6602

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:48 pm   Subject: I need some again please.
Thanks Lizzy, good advice is always welcome , I will try him a few times just to get him settled before I attepmt to take Laddie out riding. I really dont want to have a second horse that is a proble ...
Topic: I need some again please.
laddie

Replies: 11
Views: 6602

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:33 pm   Subject: Marli
Hi thanks I will do both, get a guard and ask my hubby to put a ring up high , never thought about having him face the back wall of the stable . I am sure that it will work , as when I first saw him h ...
Topic: I need some again please.
laddie

Replies: 11
Views: 6602

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:53 pm   Subject: I need some again please.
I bought Laddie a pal about 6 weeks ago , a young 4 yr old heavy weight cob (Marli), he has been backed and coming along well , I have now got a saddle that fits and have been riding him gently and at ...
Topic: help please
laddie

Replies: 8
Views: 5066

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:57 pm   Subject: help
Thanks for all the advice .
Boggit and Holdfast are right .I know that I tense up or avoid it all together if I can , but I cant avoid the lane so I need to get a handle on my confidence . I will try ...
Topic: help please
laddie

Replies: 8
Views: 5066

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:21 pm   Subject: help please
Does anyone have any useful tips , My Boy is such a baby ,I know he doesnt like to hack out alone and I dont mind that , but he also doesnt like other horses cantering the other side of the hedge , La ...
Topic: Tack
laddie

Replies: 16
Views: 10095

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:14 pm   Subject: saddle
Me too ,the 18 inch Wintec fits me as well as Laddie.
Topic: New mate for Laddie
laddie

Replies: 3
Views: 3026

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:14 pm   Subject: New mate for Laddie
At last I have found a friend for Laddie, he was such a baby last winter when the other horse came in early , Marli is just 4 yrs old coloured cob currently standing at 15.2.http://i1219.photobucket. ...
Topic: Tack
laddie

Replies: 16
Views: 10095

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:56 pm   Subject: Tack
Hi I ride my boy in an 18" extra wide wintec , I find it comfy and a good fit on Laddie .
Topic: Where can I buy a noseband big enough.
laddie

Replies: 12
Views: 6505

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:21 pm   Subject: nose band
Hi I bought mine from E-bay , the seller currently has a draft/extra extra full nose band that may fit , if you copy the info below into E-Bay it should bring it up for you , he will be able to give ...
Topic: how big is to big?
laddie

Replies: 18
Views: 10086

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:01 pm   Subject: height
Hi I have had my 17.2 for just over 12 months now , before that I had a rather stroppy 14.3 hh chestnut mare. I feel so safe on my big boy , he has had a few hissy fits and scared the life out of me ...
Topic: my new clydesdale
laddie

Replies: 46
Views: 23521

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:51 pm   Subject: Beautifull
How fab is she , so jealous, I would love a clydsdale.
Topic: Hay Prices
laddie

Replies: 26
Views: 13891

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:50 pm   Subject: hay pricesHi
Hi I have paid 3.00 per bale , granted we did haul them from the field they had been cut in . I would normaly pay 3.50.
Topic: Let's talk hooves.....
laddie

Replies: 21
Views: 10775

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 6:39 pm   Subject: hoof oil
Hi Boggitt, Yes thats the one , my Kevin Bacon hoof oil has now arrived.
I wish your farrier lived near me .
Topic: Let's talk hooves.....
laddie

Replies: 21
Views: 10775

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:48 pm   Subject: Hoof oil
Hi off the top of my head I cant think what its called .Cressender or some thing sounding like that , (red tin ) I bet that helps alot!.
I have ordered some of kevin Bacons hoof oil, as I am informed ...
Topic: Let's talk hooves.....
laddie

Replies: 21
Views: 10775

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:25 pm   Subject: nail holes
Hi Thanks for the reply Boggit. I'm glad i dont need to do anything with them . I'm putting on a hoof oil to help with the cracks and chips on his back feet.
Topic: Let's talk hooves.....
laddie

Replies: 21
Views: 10775

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:56 pm   Subject: Nail holes
Whilst we are on the topic of hooves can I have some advice please.
Laddie has had front shoes on since May and is now much happier out on the roads.My question is about the old nail holes .
Laddi ...
Topic: Let's talk hooves.....
laddie

Replies: 21
Views: 10775

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:46 pm   Subject: trims
I have had a lot of problems with laddies feet , he was very foot sore when I first had him and tried all the usual feeds powders including hoof and sole hardener. I used a barefoot trimmer that I tu ...
Topic: beach
laddie

Replies: 12
Views: 7092

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:27 pm   Subject: wonderful
I havent been on for a few weeks , how wonderfu ,l riding on the beach is a dream of mine , one of these days.
Topic: Bedding
laddie

Replies: 16
Views: 8038

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:24 pm   Subject: Shavings
Hi I use rubber matting along with shavings , makes mucking out a dream
Topic: SHOES!
laddie

Replies: 17
Views: 6966

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:20 pm   Subject: shoes
Hi I have just had my Laddie shod (front Shoes only ) they were 50.00
Topic: photo bucket.... helppppp!
laddie

Replies: 6
Views: 4780

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:44 pm   Subject: Avatar photo
Thanks I wouldnt have been able to do without your clear instruction Very Happy
Topic: Pictures
laddie

Replies: 8
Views: 5728

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:37 pm   Subject: photos
Hi Thanks for all the help as you can see I have manged to do it with the help and instructions from Boggit . Smile Check them out in photo bucket help. They work ,may take a few goes to re size. I took ...
Topic: photo bucket.... helppppp!
laddie

Replies: 6
Views: 4780

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:36 pm   Subject: Photo
Thanks for the instructions , took a few goes but I do believe ive done it at last. Razz
Topic: Pictures
laddie

Replies: 8
Views: 5728

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:41 pm   Subject: profile photo
I have tried a few times to put a profile photo on without sucsess , even with instructions , when I try it says the picture is to big , so I have gievn up . Crying or Very sad But I can get them on here no probl ...
Topic: photo bucket.... helppppp!
laddie

Replies: 6
Views: 4780

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:16 pm   Subject: I still cant do this
http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd432/janebryden/laddie-1.jpg
http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd432/janebryden/laddie1.jpg
I can post these photos easily but cant get it on my profile pictu ...
 

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