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The Legend that is red rum!

17/01/2012

Red Rum made racing history by winning the Grand National three times, In 1973, 1974 and 1977. He came second in 1975 and 1976.
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Ran out of run out of mane and tail spray?

17/01/2012

If you run out of mane and tail spray, a good substitute is a silicone based spray like Mr Sheen.
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Soaking hay

17/01/2012

If you wish to keep as much of the nutrition in your hay as possible, but want to remove a lot of the dust content; steaming it is the answer.
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Glutton for hay?

17/01/2012

If your horse is a glutton and clears his hay up in no time thus leaving himself long periods with nothing to eat try putting the hay inside a net inside another net, this should slow him down a little.

Prevent saddle chafing

17/01/2012

If a competition horse has been roughed off, to help prevent his harness, saddle or girth areas chafing when he comes back into work, applying surgical spirits to the area daily for a number of days will help toughen the skin.
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George Stubbs

17/01/2012

Famous artist George Stubbs' infamous mares and foals painting was painted in 1762. George Stubbs was born in 1724 and died in 1806.