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    05-17-2010, 05:45 PM
  #1
Trained
Blue in the tail...?

Just recently I have been grooming Jester and he has started to grow blue /purple hairs in his tail. Like, bright blue. I know this isn't right. I looked around for things that might cause it to get dyed in the pasture but nothing, and I can't wash it out! I scrubbed and nothing has happened. Its like its actually a part of the tail. I'll try and get pictures here soon.

Any ideas?
     
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    05-17-2010, 05:53 PM
  #2
Trained
Is it one of those black/blues? That's all I can think of.
     
    05-17-2010, 06:16 PM
  #3
Foal
Only thing I can think of is that they are grey hairs that are icky from being pooped on. I have an appaloosa and he has a mixture of colors in his tail and sometimes i'm surprised if a couple of strans look blue or greenish... but after a good wash it comes out.
     
    05-17-2010, 10:17 PM
  #4
Weanling
Any grooming sprays you're using at all?
I sent my horses tail purple once with a coloured shampoo and it wouldn't wash out for weeks Looked cool though!
     
    05-17-2010, 10:40 PM
  #5
Trained
Amir -

Yeah, actually, I think that could be it. I recently bought and tried out a new spray that is supposed to whiten the whites in tails. Maybe that was it. It is kind of a blue cream color.
     
    05-19-2010, 09:48 AM
  #6
Foal
It looks nice. No probs thanks
     
    05-26-2010, 11:06 AM
  #7
Green Broke
To the OP - I would almost bet the spray you used is causing it - a lot of whitening products use a form of blueing to brighten whites. You probably have some staining from that. Since it wont rinse out, either you might have used it a little too heavily, or it's not a very good one. It will grow out after a time!
     
    05-26-2010, 11:16 AM
  #8
Trained
Yes......I'll maybe just stop using the spray. It was kind of cheap so I bet its not very good. I didn't use too much on the poor guy
     



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