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post #1 of 9 Old 08-27-2008, 07:32 AM Thread Starter
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Greys...

So, I've got this grey horse and I was wondering if anyone had some quick good ideas to get him clean at horse shows.
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post #2 of 9 Old 08-27-2008, 06:49 PM
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Orvus works great. On the legs and mane and tail, I use Suave shampoo, it gets the dirt out for me. You might need some sort of whitener if your horse is really stained, though, mainly for the mane and tail.
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post #3 of 9 Old 08-27-2008, 10:19 PM
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What shade of grey?
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post #4 of 9 Old 08-28-2008, 07:22 AM Thread Starter
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He's kind of fleabitten (very very light spots) until his rump, which has dapples on it.
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post #5 of 9 Old 08-31-2008, 05:50 PM
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Superpoo works really well, but if theres alot of dirt/stains you might want to get whitening shampoo.
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post #6 of 9 Old 09-01-2008, 05:49 PM
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Cowboy magic has this stain remover that comes in a spray. I used to have it for the white socks on one of my old horses. I have since only bought horses without white, one reason being for the stains

I don't remember what it's called but carrying some last minute sprays of that kind will help.

That or buy a horse that has no white
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post #7 of 9 Old 09-03-2008, 09:02 PM
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We just use ordinary shampoo but shampoo twice! It works well for us.

When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots the air; the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes. ~William Shakespeare
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post #8 of 9 Old 09-11-2008, 06:18 PM
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Cowboy magic worked well when I had horses with socks. I would keep a sheet on, some jammies and the legs wrapped.

One big reason why I have and will never own a grey.
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post #9 of 9 Old 09-11-2008, 11:06 PM
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vetrolin green spray works exceptionally well...
For shows or clinics, I bathe my grey with just normal shampoo and get him all clean, and then I bring either the vetrolin or cowboy magic with me in case I need a quick emergency scrub :)
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