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Thanks to those helping Roleystone Sanctuary

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Lianne Kiernan, 05 April 2013 14:15

I volunteer for a horse sanctuary in Bradford - Roleystone. I would like to thank every body who has helped out over these testing months with all the snow. They have done an outstanding job. They continue to battle on despite the bad weather and struggle finacially. The sanctuary realy need your help to carry on caring for the horses ...

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Having fun to open new bridleway routes.

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Patricia Kelly, 18 March 2013 12:41

 Just thought I would send you this rather amusing picture. The Ulnes Walton Bridleways run pleasure rides to raise money to repair and open new bridleways. This photo is taken from our St Patricks day ride. Its not often you see a galloping Leprauchaun. We are always looking for sponsors of our rides so maybe some horsey buisnesses out there ...

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Somewhere safe to ride

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Karen Hopcutt, 05 February 2013 10:20

Bridlepath blunders!!  We have a blocked bridlepath and a gate to nowwhere. I have emails from BHS Bridlepath Officer and Warwickshire County Council case numbers etc but after over 6 months nothing has been resolved.  Metal posts blocking the path were erected after Gypsies illegally grazed on waste land gate was put up by council but not attached to anything??  ...

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Retraining Retired Racehorses blog

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Retraining Retired Racehorses, 30 May 2012 15:29

Well here goes!! My first attempt at a blog for RRR(Retraining Retired Racehorses) - usually Rebecca does a great job with these but thought I would attempt it. On Friday 4th May, we had our first community meeting for RRR at Chelwood Equestrian Centre. Rebecca and myself were apprehensive to say the least,  it was our first meeting of any sort ...

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NCPA Shropshire Branch Summer Show

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lisa slinn, 23 March 2012 10:00

NCPA Shropshire Branch Summer Show will be on  24th June 2012 at West Mids Show Ground, The Agricultural Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 2PF There will be over 135 classes for all types of Horse and Pony! There are lots of classes for both in hand and ridden horses and ponies. Ridden classes include: Ridden Show Hunter Ponies, Show Ponies, Mountain and ...

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Mini marvels at Leigh and District

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Kat Dibbits, 13 March 2012 10:28

 Miniature horse owners in the North of England will have the chance to show off their mini marvels at Leigh and District’s club competition on April 29th. The club will be holding qualifiers for the Miniature Horse of the Year Show, which will be held at Arena UK, in Grantham, in September. It is the first time the club has ...

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Mulligan's Pain

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Michelle South, 01 March 2012 22:18

I wanted to share with you all the story about my wonderful horse Mulligan. Two years ago Mulligan, a 12 year old 16.3hh Irish Sports Horse whom I have owned since he was 5, went lame. I called my vet, John Scrotton from EC Straitons in Penkridge who came out to assess him. What I discovered was about to change ...

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Leading Shropshire law firm to develop equine practice with appointment of specialist lawyer

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Stuart Henry, 20 December 2011 14:50

Shropshire-based law firm MFG Solicitors have signalled their intention to grow the firm’s equine legal offering in 2012 with the appointment of a specialist lawyer. Hannah Farmer has joined the Telford firm as an assistant solicitor from Yorkshire solicitors Dickinson Dees. An experienced horsewoman, Hannah will play a pivotal role in carving out a niche equine practice for the firm ...

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Hampshire based riding instructor announces rider sponsorship winner for 2012

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Nicola Strong, 12 December 2011 18:06

Following the launch of an online campaign in September, 2 months on, Kings Somborne based riding instructor Sharon Kilminster has succeeded in her search for a rider to sponsor in 2012. Sharon was inundated with responses from both clients and non clients, all keen to win the deal and fly the flag for Kilminster Equestrian, with 138 applications in total. ...

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A wonderful mare and her "surprise"

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soniadevereux, 23 November 2011 22:05

I saw an ad that said "horse to loan wvtb" - that was the total wording in the ad. It was local to me so I replied to get more info. The owner said that she was scared of Roobee and that she wanted a good home for her. As she was so close I offered to go and see Roobee and see if I ...