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post #11 of 13 Old 10-06-2008, 04:38 PM
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I think your question is actually answered here: clipping - how do you know...

Horses are clipped either for showing or to prevent overheating when being worked during the winter/end of winter.
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post #12 of 13 Old 10-08-2008, 10:50 PM
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I think im going to be clipping my horse at the end of winter, probably around like april or something. Probably a hunter clip or something full. I'll probably be getting him a nice wool sheet for afterwards that way. Like I need to get him a winter blanket too. Lol They always look so good fresh clipped after the winter
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post #13 of 13 Old 10-09-2008, 01:41 AM
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Why do you clip your horse?
The main idea is that it's easier to cool them out in the winter/they don't get as sweaty. BUT, make sure to have a blanket (on the colder days)!

I don't think age doesn't matter, but I'm sure it must be really hard to clip a foal! Those little wiggle-worms..but anyways.
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