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    05-10-2013, 03:10 PM
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Foal
Hoof Polish Dilemma Which color for my horse?

Hello everyone,

I'm having a bit of a grooming dilemma at the moment involving hoof polish. I have my first show of the season tomorrow, and one of the classes is a halter class where you can put hoof polish on your horse. I have two miniature horses that I will be showing in this class. The sorrel-and-white that has cream colored hooves I will be putting a clear polish on. The one I am not so sure about is the sooty-buckskin-and-white. He's a darker color, but he has white stockings. This horse also has striped hooves (Black and cream.) So, I was wondering, should I use a black hoof polish for him, or just a regular clear color? Thanks for the help!
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    05-10-2013, 03:17 PM
  #2
Yearling
All white feet, I would use clear. I personally think it looks tacky when people use black on white feet.
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    05-10-2013, 03:30 PM
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Foal
Yes, and that is why I will be using a clear polish on my gelding with white hooves. I'm wondering which color I should use on my other gelding (the top one) that has a dark body color, white stockings, and striped hooves?
     
    05-10-2013, 05:22 PM
  #4
Trained
Clear on both. We just had a thread about this. I thought this was deja vu!
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    05-11-2013, 10:12 AM
  #5
Yearling
Yup, clear on both for sure.
     
    05-18-2013, 08:40 PM
  #6
Foal
Is it a general rule that white legs = clear polish?
     
    05-18-2013, 08:48 PM
  #7
Weanling
I left his hoofs bare and came out with 1st place halter geldings and reserve champion halter
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