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Horse Showing and Events

All information in relation to horse showing and events. Includes dressage, jumping, eventing, hacking, western, rodeos, campdrafting etc. Show preparation and attire. Please refrain from commenting on judges and officials.
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Horse Management

All aspects of horse management. Includes equine health, hygiene and disease management. Care of the stabled horse: bedding types, mucking out, grooming, rugging etc. Keeping a horse on grass, the paddock, fencing, watering, poisonous plants, shelter, general care.
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Feeding Horses

All aspects of feeding horses. Includes the horse digestive tract, basic digestion, types of feedstuffs, hay, haylage, rules of feeding, food preparation, use of haynets, how much to feed, sample feed charts for different types of horse or pony.
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Training Horses

All aspects of training horses. Includes training of foals and younger horses, ground training and backing. Different horse training philosophies and techniques.
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Breeding Horses

All aspects of breeding horses. Breeding and gestation, care of the pregnant mare, foaling, foal care, choosing the stallion, artificial insemination, horse colour genetics etc.
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Horse Riding

All aspects of horse riding including specialist topics. English; dressage, hacking, jumping, eventing. Western; western pleasure, reining, cutting, trail. Pleasure riding, rodeo, campdrafting, vaulting, trick riding etc.
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Problem Horses

Problem Horses. Poor ground manners and/or behavior, inappropriate actions, disrespect for boundaries etc.
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Horse and Rider Safety

All aspects of horse and rider safety. Horse riders safetywear, riding a suitable horse, safety of horse and rider on roads, handling a horse safely; tying, saddling, rugging, administering medical treatment, float safety etc.
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Horse Racing

Discuss all aspects of horse racing. Thoroughbred racing, harness racing, endurance racing, quarter horse racing.
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General Discussion

Open Discussions

Discuss anything that happens to be on your mind.
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News Items

News items and local snippets.
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Horse and Rider Insurance

Horse and Rider Insurance.
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