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Getting horse to look good when people come to see her....

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        03-25-2008, 10:40 AM
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    Green Broke
    Getting horse to look good when people come to see her....

    Okay so you guys know im selling my horse. Well she is in the process of growing a new coat that is shiner and more full of life. Its looking alot better then her old coat that's dull and has no life. Lol so what do I do to keep her looking spiffy and nice for when potential buyers come out to see her?
         
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        03-25-2008, 12:05 PM
      #2
    Trained
    Vetroline! Amazing coat shiner!
         
        03-25-2008, 01:45 PM
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    Yearling
    Groom groom groom
         
        03-25-2008, 02:15 PM
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    Showing
    Yeah, groom a lot.
         
        03-25-2008, 02:15 PM
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    Green Broke
    Yea she's shedding alot.
         
        03-25-2008, 08:40 PM
      #6
    Foal
    I have this jelly mitt-type brush w/ nubs on one side (for the body) and very gentle, closely packed fingers on the other side (for the face). Looks like this ~



    I rub them down really good w/ the nubby side for 10-15 minutes and it gets them really clean and shiny. It lifts all the dirt, dead skin, shedding hair, etc., to the surface and gives the coat a nice luster when followed w/ a medium bristle brush and then a soft brush.
         
        03-25-2008, 09:21 PM
      #7
    Yearling
    If she is shedding a lot I'd say clip her, but it might take a while after to get her nice and shiny so just whip out the shedding blade and the grooming block and do that for a while. I know when I was looking at horses I wanted to see a nicely presented one. And yes, a ton of grooming.
         
        03-25-2008, 10:15 PM
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    Started
    IF you can, trim up the ears, muzzle, and bridle path, Make her face look purdy, and then groom groom grrom polish and groom. B
         
        03-25-2008, 10:19 PM
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    Yearling
    Yeah, cleaning up the ears, muzzle and bridle path is a very good idea. When I was showing my pony I'd groom her up as if I was taking her to an A show.
         
        03-26-2008, 12:01 AM
      #10
    Trained
    Groom groom groom and rug
         

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