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    1. Forum Technical Help & Site News

      Problems posting pictures, changing signatures, avatars etc.
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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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    2. Confidence Club

      Seek help on confidence issues, share your successes or help out someone.
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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. Older Riders

      A general discussion forum for those who start or return to riding later in life.
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    5. Training of the Horse and Rider

      How to improve your riding and your horse, training methods, exams and careers.
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    6. Transport and Travelling

      Travelling horses, information on vehicles, lorries, trailers.
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    7. Tack & Saddlery

      Discussion on saddles, traditional and treeless, bitless bridles, bitting and other tack.
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    8. 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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    9. Breeds, Colouring and Genetics

      Information relating to specific breed types, genetics and colouring.
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    10. Cats, Dogs and other Animals

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

      In memory of loved ones.
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  1. Collecting Ring (Subscribers Only Area)

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    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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    3. The Sofa

      Come in here to talk about anything other than horses!
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    1. Horse Care

      Grazing and stable management, rugging, grooming etc.
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    2. Veterinary,Injuries and Therapies

      Injuries, ailments, treatments.
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    3. Metabolic

      Laminitis, feeding, food sensitivity and behavioural and related discussions.
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    4. Hoof Care

      Information on looking after the hoof whether shod or barefoot.
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    1. Hacking

      Hacking experiences, routes, bridleway access and action.
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    2. Competing

      For dressage, jumping and showing topics.
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    3. Other Disciplines

      For Western, Driving, Endurance, Team Chasing, Le Trec, Vaulting, Polo etc.
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    1. Swaps

      Items you are prepared to swap.
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    2. Horses for Sale and Wanted

      Horses offered for sale or loan or wanted.
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    1. General

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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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    3. Enlightened Equitation

      Heather Moffett's training methods, books, videos and the Kinder Way to Ride series.
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