To Clip Or Not To Clip - The Horse Forum

View Poll Results: what length do you like to clip your horses coats?
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post #1 of 9 Old 11-22-2008, 04:06 PM Thread Starter
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To Clip Or Not To Clip

I was just wondering how all of you liked your horses clipped, short, medium, or all shaggy! Personally I like to keep mine at a medium, the same length all over. Seeing as I like in England I think its nice to keep them warm!

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post #2 of 9 Old 11-22-2008, 04:25 PM
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I don't clip my horses. I let them go all natural.
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post #3 of 9 Old 11-22-2008, 04:50 PM
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Yeah, I usually don't clip either. :)

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post #4 of 9 Old 11-22-2008, 08:20 PM
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I'm with appy and Poptart, I like leaving my horse with a furry winter coat.

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post #5 of 9 Old 11-22-2008, 11:19 PM
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during show season they are clipped before every show...during winter I have puffballs, not horses.
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Do you want a show name or barn name?

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post #6 of 9 Old 11-22-2008, 11:31 PM
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I don't clip (other than bridle path, whiskers, etc) but I blanket and so that makes his coat less fuzzy
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post #7 of 9 Old 11-22-2008, 11:39 PM
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I don't clip my horse except his bridle path and whiskers. He gets such a long coat in winter if you put your hand on his neck you literally loose your fingers plus it's fun to help them shed out in the summer. We free lunge them and their hair just flies off in puffs behind them it's hilarious.

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post #8 of 9 Old 11-23-2008, 03:04 AM
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Short for me..

Mine are pretty short, and are clipped before ever show. But during the winter, as said before, fluffballs!

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post #9 of 9 Old 11-23-2008, 10:14 PM
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I don't clip in the winter..
But when spring comes he'll get clipped because it takes forever for him to shed

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