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post #1 of 14 Old 03-27-2007, 11:50 PM Thread Starter
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Bathing

just wondering when some of you start bathing your horses. I usally start around may but it has been so warm and nice out i'm just really wanting to.
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post #2 of 14 Old 03-28-2007, 04:21 PM
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Hi Tammy, I usually wait till the warmer weather comes too. If you think its warm enough I can't see it hurting, but if it gets chilly later I'd suggest putting a thin rug on just so he/she doesn;t get a chill.
Does he/she live out all the time or is he stabled at night?
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post #3 of 14 Old 03-28-2007, 04:58 PM
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I do not care when it is as long as it is about 70 degrees it's ok
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post #4 of 14 Old 03-28-2007, 07:23 PM
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Probabley around 70-80 its good.
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post #5 of 14 Old 03-28-2007, 08:46 PM Thread Starter
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it's been in the 70's and i've been letting them stay out at nights now
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post #6 of 14 Old 03-29-2007, 04:38 AM
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I always wash my horses the day before shows x x x

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post #7 of 14 Old 04-01-2007, 04:14 AM
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I'd wait till it was atleast 70 degrees to give them a full rinse.
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post #8 of 14 Old 04-14-2007, 08:02 PM
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I bathe my horse like hmm whenever its very nice outside and he looks like he needs a bath. Mostly in about 70 degree weather.
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post #9 of 14 Old 04-15-2007, 06:08 PM
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I bath my horses the day before the show but making sure they stay warm with a oldish rug on to stay warm but also clean
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post #10 of 14 Old 04-15-2007, 06:51 PM
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I bathe my horse before a show or comp or if going to pony club and he's really dirty! I don't think it gets as cold here in winter :) so I bathe him all year round but I always have some warm rugs/towels ready in winter
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