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Terms and Conditions
Access and use of this site ( is provided subject to the following terms:
By using you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which will come into effect on your first use of  If you do not agree to be bound by all the following terms, please do not access or use the site. may change these terms at any time by posting changes online.  Please review this page regularly to make sure you are aware of any changes.  Your continued use of after changes are posted means that you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated or amended. is provided ‘as is’ and on an ‘is available’ basis without any warranties including warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

You agree that you will not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public or otherwise use the content on this site in any way other than for your own personal, non-commercial use.
You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of the content except for your own personal non-commercial use.  
You require our prior written permission for any other use.

Eligibility and Registration
The site is aimed at those people who want to learn more about horses.
You must be over 18 years of age to join.  
As part of the registration process you will be asked to provide a user name and password and you will be responsible for all activities which occur under that username and for keeping your password secure.
We may refuse to grant you a user name that is vulgar, offensive or otherwise inappropriate.

Content from Members
We encourage you to post articles, photos and pictures of horses and horse related activities.  These must be your own work or you must have written permission from a third party to post them to the site.
You may not use for any illegal or unauthorised purpose.  You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, graphics, photos or any other content that you submit to the site.
We may remove any materials that we consider to be offensive, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or which infringes or violates any party’s intellectual property but we have no obligation to do so.
We do not have any obligation to check the accuracy or truthfulness of any materials.
By submitting material you agree to grant a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive right to licence and use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution world-wide.  We may also incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in our Privacy Policy. will not pay you for any contribution you post on the site.
You guarantee that materials you provide do not violate privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.
You agree to pay for all royalties, fees and any other monies owing any person by reason of any materials posted by you to

Intellectual Property and Copyright
The names, logos, images and design identifying or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of and/or third parties.  You may not post, modify, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks or proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining their prior written consent. respects the intellectual property rights of others.  If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement please contact us with details.

Internet access is not responsible for any connection or cost involved for you to access the internet, the site or any of its sister sites.

Limitation of Liability
Your use of the site and the way in which you use the information provided within it are at your sole risk.
Under no circumstances will silversand, its employees, subsidiaries, owners, agents, affiliates or managers be liable to you for any damage, loss or injury howsoever caused.

Notices may provide you with notices regarding the site by mail, email or postings on this site.
These terms are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Australia.

Buying Goods
We want you to be a happy and satisfied customer so we have tried to ensure that everything we sell is of the highest standard, is approved by reputable practitioners where appropriate and is environmentally friendly.  If any of the items fails to meet with your satisfaction we will be pleased to send you a replacement or a refund.

Delivery available Worldwide
On receipt of your order we will immediately pack and send all goods that are in stock.  Occasionally there may be a wait of up to 28 days for those items sourced abroad.  Items are packed with sufficient material to minimise the chance of damage but we hope you will appreciate our desire to minimise waste and accept that we will re-cycle or re-use packaging materials and envelopes.

You may pay for  goods using your debit or credit card or by using Paypal. You do not need to be a member of Paypal to use this service but you will need to use a debit or credit card to make payments in this way.

All prices include GST where applicable.

Privacy Policy respects the privacy and security of its members and is committed to providing an informative and friendly website.

Personal Information
To help you to stay safer online, we only collect as much personal information as we need to provide you with the service.
We may collect information such as your email address, year of birth, town and country and personal interests when you:
register as a member
ask us a question
make a purchase from us
enter one of our competitions.
We use the information you provide to:
Check your authenticity
Keep you informed of the service
Help members to keep in touch with one another
Run competitions
Tell you about other products and services from time to time which we think might interest you.
Members have a ‘user profile’ within which can be seen by other members.  The general public are not able to see these profiles.
Members are able to write as much or as little in their own profile as they choose.
Within the forum it is possible for you to opt into or out of receiving updates to threads, newsletters and other emailed communication. will not pass on your personal details to any third party, including sponsors or advertisers.
Other Information
We collect some non personal information such as IP addresses.  We collect data about members and visitors to the site such as the pages they look at and the amount of time they spend on the site so that we can:
Manage the site
Analyse the way the site is being used
Improve the service we provide to you
Attract sponsors or advertisers
Market the site around the world

We use cookies to identify you when you visit the site.
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser.

Articles, Posts, Photos and other submissions
If you voluntarily disclose personal information within the forum or any of the other public areas of the site, it could be used by others to contact you and could cause you to receive spam or other unsolicited messages.
Our moderators check all the posts made in the forum after they have been posted.  Our moderators will remove posts that do not comply with our ‘house rules’, list email addresses or other personal information. Private messages sent by members using the private messaging service are sampled by our moderators but not all messages are checked.

Links to other sites provides links to external websites for example to give information, to promote sponsors or advertisers or to sell goods.
We take steps to ensure that these third party sites are suitable for our members but we are unable to guarantee or control the content or privacy policies of these third parties.

Advertising and sponsorship
We may increase the amount of sponsorship and advertising which appears on the site if we believe that it will be relevant to our members.

How do we store your information?
We take great care of the information that we collect from you but we cannot guarantee that it will remain secure.  The general public do not have access to our offices or to the information you provide to us.

If you decide that you no longer wish to subscribe, you can cancel your registration at any time.  If you wish to unsubscribe from threads within the forum, you can do so at any time by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link within the email that we send you to update you on a new post.

Changes to this policy
We may make changes to this policy at any time and will post any changes on the website.  Please check this page occasionally to view our most recent privacy policy.
If you have any queries please email us.   

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