New Rider Forum

    1. Subscription and Registration Help

      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

      Problems posting pictures, changing signatures, avatars etc.
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      Latest: New threads changed? Mike, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:32 PM
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    3. Updates, New Pages & Suggestions for the Forum

      Information about new and updated features in the web site.
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      Latest: Who has noticed the featured threads? juliecwuk, Sep 2, 2014 at 10:12 PM
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    1. Ringside Chat

      Where to say hello and any topics that don't fit in our other sections.
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      Latest: Head carriage OwnedbyChanter, Sep 2, 2014 at 10:18 PM
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    2. Confidence Club

      Seek help on confidence issues, share your successes or help out someone.
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      Latest: Two of my worst fears in one day. OwnedbyChanter, Sep 2, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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    3. New Riders

      A forum to discuss your first riding lessons, ask about what to expect, how to prepare for it, etc.
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    4. Mature Riders

      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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    5. Training of the Rider

      How to improve your riding.
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    6. Training of the Horse

      Hints and tips about improving your horse.
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      Latest: Bombproofing the young horse? ponylover88, Sep 1, 2014 at 10:25 PM
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    7. Transport and Travelling

      Travelling horses, information on vehicles, lorries, trailers.
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      Latest: Small lorry running costs? Gimp, Sep 1, 2014 at 4:47 PM
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    8. Tack & Saddlery

      Discussion on saddles, traditional and treeless, bitless bridles, bitting and other tack.
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      Latest: Looking after tack Sunshine-x, Sep 2, 2014 at 2:53 PM
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    9. Exam Training and Careers

      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

      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

      Information relating to specific breed types, genetics and colouring.
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      Latest: Shetland conformation/showing ashleylb, Aug 20, 2014
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    12. Disabled Riding

      Training, equipment, facilities, organisations and advice.
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      Latest: Fractured pelvis Sue, Aug 12, 2014
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    13. Natural Horsemanship

      Your experiences and discussion on various training systems.
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    14. Cats, Dogs and other Animals

      General discussion about your other animals and pets.
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    15. Rainbow Bridge

      In memory of loved ones.
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      Latest: This morning I said goodbye to my best friend Ruskii, Sep 2, 2014 at 11:06 PM
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    16. Meet-ups

      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

      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

      Other equine related topics that don't fit anywhere else.
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    2. Members Diaries

      Keep everyone updated with a blog post
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      Latest: Our fun rides :) juliecwuk, Sep 2, 2014 at 10:59 PM
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    3. The Sofa

      Come in here to talk about anything other than horses!
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      Latest: Help with hair advice please Trewsers, Sep 2, 2014 at 7:36 PM
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    1. Horse Care

      Grazing and stable management, rugging, grooming etc.
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      Latest: horses routines sjp1, Sep 2, 2014 at 7:41 PM
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    2. Veterinary and Injuries

      Injuries, ailments, first aid, vaccinations.
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      Latest: I can do more! sjp1, Sep 2, 2014 at 7:07 PM
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    3. Metabolic

      Laminitis, feeding, food sensitivity and behavioural and related discussions.
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      Latest: Anyone Use Thunderbrook Base Mix? sjp1, Aug 20, 2014
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    4. The Barefoot Hoof

      Information on trimming, transitioning and care of the barefoot horse.
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      Latest: Rode in the Trails No_Angel, Aug 30, 2014 at 11:05 AM
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    5. The Shod Hoof

      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

      Discussions on dentistry, osteopathy, chiropractic and holistic therapies including Bowen, McTimoney and others.
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      Latest: *****MASSAGE MITT***** massage mitt, Aug 30, 2014 at 9:00 PM
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    1. Hacking

      Hacking experiences, routes, bridleway access and action.
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      Latest: Advice on Essex hacking Jessey, Aug 30, 2014 at 8:19 PM
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    2. Dressage & Classical Training

      Competition dressage and classical training discussion.
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    3. Jumping

      Including show jumping, cross country and eventing.
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      Latest: Cross country thrills and spills ponylover88, Sep 3, 2014 at 12:22 AM
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    4. Showing

      In-hand and ridden showing discussion.
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    5. Driving

      Driving for fun or competition.
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      Latest: Swingle Tree on cart chunky monkey, Aug 30, 2014 at 10:22 PM
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    6. Western

      Western riding, equipment, clothing etc.
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      Latest: Hope To Do Some Western Pleasure This Weekend newforest, Aug 29, 2014 at 6:46 PM
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    7. Other Disciplines

      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

      Items you are prepared to swap.
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      Latest: August swaps No_Angel, Aug 30, 2014 at 10:57 AM
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    2. Horses Offered

      Horses offered for sale or loan
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    3. Horses Wanted

      Horses wanted to buy or loan
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    4. Tack & Saddlery

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    5. Transport

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      Latest: Towing a Trailer sjp1, Aug 25, 2014
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    6. Professional Services

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    7. Livery

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    8. Events

      Events, dates and announcements
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    9. Any Other Items

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      Latest: Fuller fillies jod's Dannii5691, Aug 26, 2014
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    10. Mentors

      Looking for or offering mentoring.
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    11. Friendship

      Looking for friendships or maybe a like minded partner, then post here!
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    1. General

      Closed for new posts.
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    2. Chronicles of a New Rider by Pedro

      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

      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

      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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