New Rider Forum

    1. Subscription and Registration Help
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      Help and FAQ about registering and subscription.
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      Latest: How to Register and Subscribe Mike, Sep 30, 2009
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    2. Technical Help - Questions about using the forum
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      Problems posting pictures, changing signatures, avatars etc.
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      Latest: Adults who ride ponies forum domane, Sep 22, 2014 at 6:47 AM
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    3. Updates, New Pages & Suggestions for the Forum
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      Information about new and updated features in the web site.
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    1. Ringside Chat
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      Where to say hello and any topics that don't fit in our other sections.
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      Latest: I'm not ashamed! jovi_y2k2, Sep 22, 2014 at 2:51 PM
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    2. Confidence Club
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      Seek help on confidence issues, share your successes or help out someone.
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    3. New Riders
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      A forum to discuss your first riding lessons, ask about what to expect, how to prepare for it, etc.
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      Latest: Am I neglectful? sjp1, Sep 19, 2014 at 7:27 PM
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    4. Mature Riders
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      A general discussion forum for those who start or return to riding later in life.
      Sub-Forum: Adults who ride Ponies
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      Latest: pony fun :) CharliesAngel, Sep 22, 2014 at 1:07 PM
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    5. Training of the Rider
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      How to improve your riding.
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      Latest: giving clearer signals Mary Poppins, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:59 AM
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    6. Training of the Horse
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      Hints and tips about improving your horse.
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      Latest: flexing sjp1, Sep 18, 2014 at 8:02 PM
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    7. Transport and Travelling
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      Travelling horses, information on vehicles, lorries, trailers.
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      Latest: Small lorry running costs? Gimp, Sep 1, 2014
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    8. Tack & Saddlery
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      Discussion on saddles, traditional and treeless, bitless bridles, bitting and other tack.
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      Latest: Saddle issues.... how do you know? newforest, Sep 23, 2014 at 11:14 AM
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    9. Exam Training and Careers
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      Training for BHS or ABRS exams? The forum for all questions about equine qualifications and careers.
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      Latest: BHS Stage One exams HorseHelen, May 6, 2014
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    10. Money Saving Ideas, Tips and Remedies
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      Tips and suggestions to help reduce the costs of keeping a horse, do-it-yourself remedies, horsey treats recepies etc.
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      Latest: Home made fly spray Dannii5691, Aug 10, 2014
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    11. Breeds, Colouring and Genetics
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      Information relating to specific breed types, genetics and colouring.
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      Latest: Connemaras Jane&Ziggy, Sep 13, 2014
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    12. Disabled Riding
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      Training, equipment, facilities, organisations and advice.
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      Latest: Fractured pelvis Sue, Aug 12, 2014
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    13. Natural Horsemanship
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      Your experiences and discussion on various training systems.
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      Latest: Put Out For The Rubbish joosie, Sep 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM
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    14. Cats, Dogs and other Animals
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      General discussion about your other animals and pets.
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      Latest: My kitten may never reach adulthood Jessey, Sep 21, 2014 at 7:00 PM
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    15. Rainbow Bridge
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      In memory of loved ones.
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    16. Meet-ups
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      For arranging meetings and events for nearby New Rider members.
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      Latest: southwest people? newforest, Apr 9, 2014
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    17. Stables Reunited
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      Trace old friends or horses from years gone by.
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      Latest: Trying to find Ben Lucy3585, Jan 2, 2014
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  1. Collecting Ring (Subscribers Only Area)

    Private forums - visitors can see thread titles but only subscribers can view, add or reply to posts.
    1. Cafe Area
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      Other equine related topics that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Tell me something nice please mystiquemalaika, Sep 23, 2014 at 11:10 AM
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    2. Members Diaries
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      Keep everyone updated with a blog post
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      Latest: The Thread of Positivity squidsin, Sep 23, 2014 at 10:56 AM
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    3. The Sofa
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      Come in here to talk about anything other than horses!
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      Latest: Frances has been at it again... Cochise, Sep 23, 2014 at 9:30 AM
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    1. Horse Care
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      Grazing and stable management, rugging, grooming etc.
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      Latest: What Rug? Jessey, Sep 21, 2014 at 7:17 PM
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    2. Veterinary and Injuries
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      Injuries, ailments, first aid, vaccinations.
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    3. Metabolic
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      Laminitis, feeding, food sensitivity and behavioural and related discussions.
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      Latest: HPD Balancer, opionions please? Rubic, Sep 22, 2014 at 1:55 PM
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    4. The Barefoot Hoof
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      Information on trimming, transitioning and care of the barefoot horse.
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      Latest: We may be going barefoot - at least for a while! Jessey, Sep 21, 2014 at 7:14 PM
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    5. The Shod Hoof
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      Information on shoeing, farriery techniques and care of the shod horse.
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      Latest: rant! Trewsers, Aug 22, 2014
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    6. Therapies
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      Discussions on dentistry, osteopathy, chiropractic and holistic therapies including Bowen, McTimoney and others.
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      Latest: Lower ring bone Trewsers, Sep 5, 2014
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    1. Hacking
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      Hacking experiences, routes, bridleway access and action.
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      Latest: First time for the farm animals! sjp1, Sep 21, 2014 at 7:21 PM
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    2. Dressage & Classical Training
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      Competition dressage and classical training discussion.
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      Latest: Inhand working? LindaAd, Sep 3, 2014
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    3. Jumping
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      Including show jumping, cross country and eventing.
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    4. Showing
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      In-hand and ridden showing discussion.
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      Latest: New to showing advice needed :) jo32, Sep 22, 2014 at 11:54 AM
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    5. Driving
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      Driving for fun or competition.
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      Latest: Swingle Tree on cart chunky monkey, Aug 30, 2014
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    6. Western
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      Western riding, equipment, clothing etc.
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    7. Other Disciplines
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      For Endurance, Team Chasing, Le Trec, Vaulting, Polo etc.
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      Latest: Adult pony club games Native Lover, Aug 17, 2014
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    1. Swaps
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      Items you are prepared to swap.
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      Latest: September Sale/Swap No_Angel, Sep 22, 2014 at 4:42 PM
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    2. Horses Offered
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      Horses offered for sale or loan
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    3. Horses Wanted
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      Horses wanted to buy or loan
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    4. Tack & Saddlery
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      Latest: Sensation Treeless Saddle For Sale No_Angel, Sep 21, 2014 at 1:08 PM
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    5. Transport
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      Latest: hotse box hire woecestershire Becky, Sep 8, 2014
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    6. Professional Services
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    7. Livery
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      Latest: DIY livery wanted near ST7 Dogsbody, Sep 12, 2014
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    8. Events
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      Events, dates and announcements
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    9. Any Other Items
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      Latest: Treadstone Body Protector - As New No_Angel, Sep 20, 2014 at 11:04 AM
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    10. Mentors
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      Looking for or offering mentoring.
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    11. Friendship
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      Looking for friendships or maybe a like minded partner, then post here!
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    1. General
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      Closed for new posts.
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    2. Chronicles of a New Rider by Pedro
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      A running diary of Pedro Fortunato's experiences in learning to ride in Lisbon, Portugal. Very entertaining and well written.
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      Latest: Who is Pedro? JustJas, Nov 23, 2006
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    3. Enlightened Equitation
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      Heather Moffett's training methods, books, videos and the Kinder Way to Ride series.
      Closed for new posts.
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      Latest: Forum Closed for New Posts Mike, Jun 21, 2005
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    4. Archives by Year
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      Past topics by years from all the categories that have useful tips and advice. Note - these are read only - you cannot post replies.
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