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post #1 of 16 Old 09-15-2011, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
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Dying a horse blue???

I am planing on entering a costume class next week. We are going as lilo & stich. Me as lilo my almost completely white appy as stich.

I want it to be safe but wouldn't mind if it lasted a few weeks. I mean who doesn't want a blue horse. I have no classes after this class and it is my last show of the year so the color can last awhile. Any ideas?
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post #2 of 16 Old 09-15-2011, 10:48 PM
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There are pet safe dyes that are semi permanent. I'm sure you could do it, it might be a bit on the expensive side though. If you do you need to post pictures!!!
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post #3 of 16 Old 09-15-2011, 10:51 PM
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Try these.

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post #4 of 16 Old 09-16-2011, 02:48 PM
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Please if you do it post pictures.

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post #5 of 16 Old 09-16-2011, 02:57 PM
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Try these.

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The poodle in that ad made me snort! Who would do that to their dog?!

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post #6 of 16 Old 09-16-2011, 02:59 PM
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I have seen a poodle whose owner always has him died some color.


I agree, we need photos of the horse if you die it blue, please.
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post #7 of 16 Old 09-16-2011, 03:20 PM
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How to Dye Hair with Kool Aid | eHow.com
Coloring hair with Kool aid - Step by Step Kool aid hair dye recipe

The only problem with these methods is it requires wrapping the area in plastic wrap overnight. Might be problematic with a horse...then again, Koolaid is cheap.

Other than that, try manic panic.

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post #8 of 16 Old 09-16-2011, 03:22 PM
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Drafty- they had a show about it once, apparently there is some grooming competition on who can make their dog look the most outrageous. My favorite was the lion. Lol.
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We used to use a weak solution of laundry bluing to make a white tail appear whiter.
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post #10 of 16 Old 09-16-2011, 06:17 PM
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This is what I was thinking.
Take a few big bottles of poster paint (prob less than $5 each at wall mart).
Empty them into a bucket. Fill the bucket up about halfway with water, and mix it up. Now you have a big bucket of 'blue' water. Take a sponge, start at the top of your horse, and go to town.
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