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by Giles
Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:10 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Peter Ablett
Replies: 25
Views: 6260

It is all very well respecting Peter Ablets privacy but that is the powers that be take on the situation, It is only good manners to wish him a quick recovery and all the best from the farrier groups direct and at least let him know there are those on his side if that is what is required.
by Giles
Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: E. T. N trade magazine on barefoot trimming
Replies: 7
Views: 2058

This just shows how little experience this person is. Claims like this have been made for years by these so called foot experts. This nothing new and horses worked without shoes in my youth 62 years ago that I trimmed way before these foot people came on the scene. There has always been and there al...
by Giles
Sun Jun 21, 2009 7:57 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Consolidation at Sefton House. E/learning needs redundancies
Replies: 25
Views: 4053

FARRIER TRAINING For several hundred years we had a method training Farriers by means of an indentured apprenticeship, and for several hundred years this worked very well. The only thing missing was a law to enforce farriers to be qualified, well we have that now along with a register that could be ...
by Giles
Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:33 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Harsh treatment of young EMPLOYEES, or not, comments please?
Replies: 65
Views: 11285

Well said John, and so true. The rubbish Farriers are out there already. Why do you think we get so many problems with horses feet that I never got with my own clients ever, we know why but I think they dont want to admit it.

Giles
by Giles
Sun May 31, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Brutality, or reasonable force.
Replies: 12
Views: 4340

Peter/All, Some further thoughts on the above twitch thingy, I should add that I have been in a position where a twitch has had to be used to alleviate suffering to an animal. Although drugs were available by then so that a mule/hose could be restrained enough to shoe I was not near enough to the so...
by Giles
Sun May 31, 2009 7:48 am
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Brutality, or reasonable force.
Replies: 12
Views: 4340

Peter, You may well consider the use of the twitch a barbaric practice as most of us would in these days with the availability of drugs to restrain horses that are objecting to being shod. But having live and worked when drugs were not available at all in this respect and there was no option but to ...
by Giles
Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:01 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: SLOWHAND LOGS IN FROM SUNNY SPAIN..FUENGIROLA
Replies: 1
Views: 1055

Don't go to Singapore then, as of lasr week a pint of Sanmigel was £10.00 and a glas of wine £4.00 and the air fair is a bugger as well.
by Giles
Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: representation on the F.R.C. for scotland and wales
Replies: 27
Views: 4195

Oh, I thought the laws covered all british subjects living in the UK. If theuy only make laws for 17 million who makes then for the other 43 million odd that you have left off|?
by Giles
Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:16 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: representation on the F.R.C. for scotland and wales
Replies: 27
Views: 4195

17 Million !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by Giles
Sat Apr 18, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Entitlement Desire Trust and Peril. FRC Minute March 2009.
Replies: 21
Views: 3373

Perhaps we should be when all our futures are at stake. It is our livelihood and we should make the decisions. If the people who THINK they are in power dont like it, hard cheese, let them go their way and we will go ours.
by Giles
Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Entitlement Desire Trust and Peril. FRC Minute March 2009.
Replies: 21
Views: 3373

We have as much right to accept the EU standards as the French fishermen do the quota imposed by the EU, that is if we put our minds to it.
by Giles
Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: TRAINING REQUIREMENTS BAREFOOT TRIMMING.
Replies: 22
Views: 19423

The three fellows of the WCF obviously don’t know you or recognise a bullshitter when they see one, because that is what you are, but I think they did and were just being kind, you have nowhere else to go as you admit in your writing. You talk about various farriers courses when of course there is o...
by Giles
Tue Oct 07, 2008 1:06 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Replies: 192
Views: 44957

Stuart,
Perhaps for the same reason that I am not a judge though I have put myself forward in the past
by Giles
Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:16 am
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Petition to Overturn the ruling on the Amersham Horses
Replies: 5
Views: 4321

Thanks I have just made it one of my favourites
by Giles
Thu Jun 19, 2008 5:44 am
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Petition to Overturn the ruling on the Amersham Horses
Replies: 5
Views: 4321

Which site was this taken from, It sounds like a site I could live with, they seem to have views about the RSPCA that I have had for a very long time.
by Giles
Sun Jun 15, 2008 6:57 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Giles speaks on the wireless
Replies: 7
Views: 3370

Good boy Peter, we need a few more like you or a lot preferably

Giles
by Giles
Sun Jun 15, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Giles speaks on the wireless
Replies: 7
Views: 3370

Go to the link at the top of the page in the first posting. You can listen to this interview for the next 7 days at any time. We need feedback and help, WHAT HAVE I MISSED tell me help us and yourself.

Giles
by Giles
Sat Jun 14, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: House of Commons
Replies: 22
Views: 7392

Dobson, rh Frank Gardiner, Barry Griffith, Nia Jackson, Glenda Keen, Alan Linton, Martin McDonagh, Siobhain Shaw, Jonathan The above Mp’s are those that voted against the repeal of the legislation. These are people who voted against hunting on the grounds of welfare of foxes, but it seems they have ...
by Giles
Fri Jun 13, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Giles speaks on the wireless
Replies: 7
Views: 3370

All of you out there, this is about animal welfare, not some eastern block farrier rights. When and if asked then you should make this the argument
by Giles
Fri Jun 13, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: House of Commons
Replies: 22
Views: 7392

I think those that voted against the repeal of this act should be held up for all to know who are against animal welfare, then perhaps they will think twice next time.
by Giles
Thu Jun 12, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Giles speaks on the wireless
Replies: 7
Views: 3370

Even less than a half hour, as we only get part of the program. But it is better than nothing and could lead to more we hope.
by Giles
Thu Jun 12, 2008 6:15 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Replies: 192
Views: 44957

It is recorded as part of a program, but when my tit bit is used I don't know, possibly this weekend (Sunday)
by Giles
Thu Jun 12, 2008 5:18 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Replies: 192
Views: 44957

By the way who else besides Mr Cooper is hiding behind the apology given by MWN
by Giles
Thu Jun 12, 2008 4:50 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Replies: 192
Views: 44957

What else could MWN do, having been caught out with his fingers in the till as it were. All very well as he is now out of the loop. But Mr Cooper wasn't there to take his share of the blame as it were. Will he apologise at the next meeting or when he does attend? and he and others who have not accep...
by Giles
Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:18 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: House of Commons
Replies: 22
Views: 7392

The sort command can be used on the spread sheet as it was when the hard copy used to printed and sold, complete with the break down of qualifications and ages of farriers. They are telling lies and taking us and the house of commons for fools.
by Giles
Sun Jun 08, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Replies: 192
Views: 44957

John, even more interesting do thesse CPD count even if they are crap or it can be proved that there are better CPD on the subject out there???
by Giles
Sun Jun 01, 2008 6:25 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: farriers registration council annual report
Replies: 37
Views: 9976

This payment by the FRC to NAFBAE has been out in the open for a couple of years. Two things come to mind, why if it was not their funding paying this did the FRC not say so, The new nigger in the wood pile has not in all that time come into the open and said it was them, After all it is hardly a st...
by Giles
Wed May 28, 2008 6:13 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: farriers registration council annual report
Replies: 37
Views: 9976

I think there is a solution to this money problem. There is a government department which has a remit to look into the correct expenditure of government funds by departments or groups. I don’t know what this department is called but I do know that it exists. I have suggested to the meeting of the UK...
by Giles
Sun May 25, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: farriers registration council annual report
Replies: 37
Views: 9976

Get the accounts looked at by a qualified accountant
by Giles
Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Fit for purpose. Ruled by CONSENT!!
Replies: 28
Views: 8783

Thats all been said before JPEG and you are still here !!!! I think you feel insecure and unwanted, which in fact you are. As far as I am concerned you add nothing to the subject of barefeet or anything else, though I suspect you do to barefoot trimmers so !!!
by Giles
Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: farriers - contact your FRC rep
Topic: DIUS World class apprenticships; unlocking talent.
Replies: 3
Views: 4032

Peter, I think it should be pointed out to DIUS or whatever that your points were not part of or provided by the FRC or training agency but only the opinions that you have gathered from working farriers as part of your mandate. On the other hand any points made by Miles Williamson-Noble must be supp...
by Giles
Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: euro "farriers"
Replies: 117
Views: 27099

Stuart, I did not consult with peter, martin or you about my approach to Horse and Hound. As is well known (at least to me) the H&H have a well known stance on horses welfare, and I thought they should be informed on the current situation Viz:-foreign farriers and their lack of qualifications an...
by Giles
Mon Feb 25, 2008 11:34 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: JOHN FORD
Replies: 3
Views: 2332

What I want to know is how was it the he was using fullered concave metal at candleford when it hadn't been invented then?
by Giles
Sun Nov 18, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: FARRIERS GUIDE TO PROFESIONAL CONDUCT
Replies: 34
Views: 12548

Now, Now you know you must not claim anything as yours, even if you did invent or suggest it that is the prerogative of those that think they are the leaders when they can’t think of anything new for themselves. Plagiarism is the name of the game; you are not allowed to claim anything but of course ...
by Giles
Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:53 am
Forum: farriers - contact your FRC rep
Topic: Farrier Communication Network. Please join up.
Replies: 20
Views: 10804

James or Jenny or both, It would seem that as a member of the WCF you are trying to wind things up, I cant see any other reason, though no doubt you will endeavour to find one, just so that you can keep the pot boiling. Leaving the union was your decision I believe, so you have only yourself to blam...
by Giles
Sat Sep 22, 2007 7:02 am
Forum: farriers - contact your FRC rep
Topic: Farrier Communication Network. Please join up.
Replies: 20
Views: 10804

Stuart, I have followed these postings with some interest. As far as I can see Peter has not edited any postings on here, though what he has done is removed a private e-mail that was put up by mistake and without the permission of the author. Now if someone had done that to one of your private e-mai...
by Giles
Sat Sep 15, 2007 5:25 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Nailing upside down!
Replies: 5
Views: 3251

Slowhand, I saw some on the program that included the nailing on upwards while in the clenching condition. The first time I saw this was in 1976 at Melton Mowbray in the nationals. I was told at the time that several people did it this way, and have done it myself when I couldn’t do it the normal wa...
by Giles
Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:07 am
Forum: farriers - contact your FRC rep
Topic: PETER BAKER NEW PHONE NUMBER
Replies: 2
Views: 3441

PETER BAKER NEW PHONE NUMBER

PETER BAKER

For all of you who needs to contact Peter baker he has a new Mobile Number it is: - 07778 583438 !!

It seems he lost his phone, although he did mumble that it is probably in the washing machine !!!!
by Giles
Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:06 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: PETER BAKER PHONE NUMBER
Replies: 0
Views: 1935

PETER BAKER PHONE NUMBER

PETER BAKER

For all of you who needs to contact Peter baker he has a new Mobile Number it is: - 07778583438

It seems he lost his phone, although he did mumble that it is probably in the washing machine !!!!
by Giles
Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: farriers bulletin
Replies: 15
Views: 6273

Why ever do you feel that you would be the but of Spam, do you feel that you are that important, or that your views are so controversial?, or have you got a problem with others
by Giles
Sun Jul 01, 2007 5:42 am
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: H & H article
Replies: 76
Views: 65529

Jenny, You may have an excuse; I wouldn’t know or care really without the facts, and before you give them, don’t. Anyway, biased and one sided opinions are no help, and convince no one. Your assumptions that all others are wrong because you have an excuse hardly makes you convincing. In fact judgeme...
by Giles
Fri Jun 15, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: letter to the Master of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
Replies: 12
Views: 5880

Thank you E W I have been looking where peter could go from here, and you have pointed the way. I normally don'thave a lot time for "do Gooders" but when you bneed then, you need them, and I think Peter and Farriers in general do at this moment.
by Giles
Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: letter to the Master of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
Replies: 12
Views: 5880

Peter, 1.Has all this been placed before the FRC council for their adjudication, and what have they decided, if anything? 2.Did you serve the results of the enquiry that you were asked to make by the FRC, and did they accept them, if not why not when they were the ones that requested it. 3.Or was th...
by Giles
Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: H & H article
Replies: 76
Views: 65529

Please jenny,
Your remarks are very sad and from what I can see a very sad person. If you havesomething constructive to say, then say it, if not shut up and take your ball home.
by Giles
Tue Jun 12, 2007 6:59 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: letter to the Master of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
Replies: 12
Views: 5880

ALL, It is up the MWN to administer the decision of the council, not to form that decision. In using his administration skills he may In my opinion make recommendation for the welfare of horses, but that is all. He is after all employed as an administrator, and as far as I am concerned nothing else....
by Giles
Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:14 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: letter to the Master of the Worshipful Company of Farriers
Replies: 12
Views: 5880

Well well well, and they were supposed to be the clever ones !!!! As I have said before there are some very clever ones out there,BUT I don't think they are the ones in charge. To get any sense out of this I think they are going to have to start from the beginning, unless they can make a knee jerk d...
by Giles
Thu Jun 07, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Inexplicable Enquiry!!
Replies: 8
Views: 4691

The illegals can be policed as it is, they are breaking the law, and you or I would pay, so why not them. I know it could be embarrasing to the polo club and its members, but all they have to do is conform to the law like the rest of us. It is not up to the FRC to tell them what to do, it is up to t...
by Giles
Sun Jun 03, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: N.A.F.B.A.E. debate continued
Replies: 14
Views: 6098

Steve, With the way the statement was put on the NAFBAE website forum, it seems to me to have been done to hide the true situation, i.e. was this a true statement of new members or was it just an update of automatic membership that NAFBAE get from the money provided by the FRC. Do you think that aft...
by Giles
Thu May 24, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: barefoot trimming
Replies: 11
Views: 5287

Thank god for that, I think we and the public have been fed enough bull***t
by Giles
Wed May 16, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Trimming For Soundness
Replies: 106
Views: 83217

Apparently. Why would a ep !!! want to train at all. They have managed so for without.

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