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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    3. Updates & New Pages

      Information about new and updated features in the web site.
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  1. Collecting Ring

    Private forums - visitors can see thread titles but only subscribers can view, add or reply to posts.
    1. Cafe Area

      An area to say hello, introduce yourself, and other equine related topics that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Following on from Safecobs.. Gimp, Jul 25, 2014 at 11:07 AM
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    2. 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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    3. Members Diaries

      Keep everyone updated with a blog post
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      Latest: Our Gang 2014.......... Lemme, Jul 25, 2014 at 11:13 AM
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    4. The Sofa

      Come in here to talk about anything other than horses!
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      Latest: Dreadful afternoon Trewsers, Jul 25, 2014 at 12:07 PM
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    5. Ideas for New Features

      What would you like to see on New Rider - new features, forums, galleries etc?
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    1. Training of the Horse

      Hints and tips about improving your horse.
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      Latest: Keeping it Fresh - or Drilling? eventerbabe, Jul 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM
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    2. Training of the Rider

      How to improve your riding.
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    3. Confidence Club

      Seek help on confidence issues, share your successes or help out someone.
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    4. 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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      Latest: New Rider Kite_Rider, Jun 22, 2014
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    5. 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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      Latest: Trec yesterday :) notpoodle, Jul 21, 2014 at 8:58 PM
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    6. Disabled Riding

      Training, equipment, facilities, organisations and advice.
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      Latest: Suitable saddles newforest, Feb 9, 2014
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    7. Natural Horsemanship

      Your experiences and discussion on various training systems.
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      Latest: A companion now but what then? sjp1, Jul 2, 2014
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    8. Tack & Saddlery

      Discussion on saddles, traditional and treeless, bitless bridles, bitting and other tack.
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      Latest: Death of a Saddle...... Jessey, Jul 23, 2014 at 6:09 PM
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    9. Transport and Travelling

      Travelling horses, information on vehicles, lorries, trailers.
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      Latest: Ifor eventa trailer eventerbabe, Jul 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM
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    10. 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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    11. 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.
      Sub-Forum: Tried and Tested
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    12. 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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    13. Breeds, Colouring and Genetics

      Information relating to specific breed types, genetics and colouring.
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      Latest: Connemaras sjp1, Jul 22, 2014 at 8:18 PM
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    14. Rainbow Bridge

      In memory of loved ones.
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      Latest: RIP Ellie Lemme, Jun 6, 2014
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    15. Cats, Dogs and other Animals

      General discussion about your other animals and pets.
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      Latest: How to prevent bowl surfing - 3 dogs popularfurball, Jul 24, 2014 at 11:23 PM
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    1. Horse Care

      Grazing and stable management, rugging, grooming etc.
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      Latest: A Question About Minerals sjp1, Jul 24, 2014 at 6:50 PM
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    2. Veterinary and Injuries

      Injuries, ailments, first aid, vaccinations.
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    3. Metabolic

      Laminitis, feeding, food sensitivity and behavioural and related discussions.
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      Latest: Laminitis & Colic documentary series popularfurball, Jul 24, 2014 at 6:25 PM
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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 newforest, Jul 25, 2014 at 12:26 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: Pads and shoes? ponylover88, Jul 25, 2014 at 10:45 AM
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    6. Therapies

      Discussions on dentistry, osteopathy, chiropractic and holistic therapies including Bowen, McTimoney and others.
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      Latest: Thermal imaging juliecwuk, Jul 16, 2014
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    1. Hacking

      Hacking experiences, routes, bridleway access and action.
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      Latest: today's "between the ears" selside, Jul 25, 2014 at 12:06 PM
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    2. Dressage & Classical Training

      Competition dressage and classical training discussion.
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      Latest: First timer to dressage. OwnedbyChanter, Jul 24, 2014 at 9:12 PM
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    3. Jumping

      Including show jumping, cross country and eventing.
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    4. Showing

      In-hand and ridden showing discussion.
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      Latest: New Concours outfit Native Lover, Jul 22, 2014 at 4:16 PM
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    5. Driving

      Driving for fun or competition.
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      Latest: exercise driving classes Wally, Apr 30, 2014
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    6. Western

      Western riding, equipment, clothing etc.
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      Latest: First Western plus NH lesson Tina2011, Jan 1, 2014
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    7. Other Disciplines

      For Endurance, Team Chasing, Le Trec, Vaulting, Polo etc.
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      Latest: horse agility Ladymoon, Jun 22, 2014
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    1. Swaps

      Items you are prepared to swap.
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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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      Latest: Looking for a Pony!! sjp1, Jul 15, 2014
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    4. Tack & Saddlery

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      Latest: Size 2 Black Barefoot Cheyenne Treeless Saddle domane, Jul 23, 2014 at 7:39 PM
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    5. Transport

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    6. Professional Services

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    7. Livery

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      Latest: Livery wanted Derbyshire Pigletsmum, Jul 20, 2014 at 8:57 PM
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    8. Events

      Events, dates and announcements
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    9. Any Other Items

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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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