anyone used???
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Grooming

anyone used???

This is a discussion on anyone used??? within the Horse Grooming forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Anyone use "horze shoe shine set" forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-13-2009, 12:47 AM
  #1
Foal
anyone used???

Just wondering if anybody has used those pumic stones grooming tools to remove the winter coat from there horses in spring when they start to molt???

How successful are they???

Saw them at the saddlers wanted some feed bck before purchasing
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    10-13-2009, 01:42 AM
  #2
Trained
They work pretty well.

I just use shedding blades though
     
    10-13-2009, 01:45 AM
  #3
Foal
Can you get these in australia?????
     
    10-13-2009, 01:48 AM
  #4
Yearling
I never used one, but I just use a shedding blade which works pretty well.
     
    10-13-2009, 04:31 AM
  #5
Started
I use this grooming block:




It works AMAZING on most coats. My only complaint is how often you need to sharpen them and how quickly you go through them if you sharpen them as often as necessary. They're fairly easy to shapen, you just rub them against a solid object and it breaks down into crumbles and gets sharper (and smells bad, haha) and you can continue grooming. It just gets dull pretty quickly, but it works really well. I end up putting in a pretty fair amount of pressure and I get great results. Certainly a lot better than shedding blades I've used in the past.

I must add though, that I have come across one horse this didn't work well for. But it was only the one horse. I'm not sure why it didn't work, but I've never had any problems since then.
     
    10-13-2009, 05:16 AM
  #6
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by catz    
can you get these in australia?????
Yes, you can! Just have a look round your saddlery. I think they're called pumice stones and don't smell them, they smell really bad. There great when I want to clean up there coats a bit after winter. They're heaps easy to use, and I find that they get out a lot more hair than shedding blades do.
     
    10-13-2009, 05:31 PM
  #7
Foal
Thanks everybody
     
    10-14-2009, 01:34 AM
  #8
Yearling
My favourite-est ever grooming tool lol! If you can't find one try ebay too. They rock!
     
    10-14-2009, 12:43 PM
  #9
Weanling
My groom box never goes without a Slick N' Easy block in it. They are the best!
     
    10-14-2009, 05:41 PM
  #10
Foal
Brought one and gave it a try, amazed at how much hair come out of our old pony
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:40 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0