MTG and Sleazy Questions
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Grooming

MTG and Sleazy Questions

This is a discussion on MTG and Sleazy Questions within the Horse Grooming forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Sleazy questions for a girl
  • Sleazy questions

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-22-2009, 02:20 PM
  #1
Weanling
MTG and Sleazy Questions

I'm new here (Hi everyone!) and I have some grooming questions! I have Appaloosas so of course I have the thin/short manes and tails to deal with and I'm wanting to thicken/lengthen them if possible. I've been reading alot about MTG and want to try some but have a few questions first.
After you put the MTG on their tail do you HAVE to put their tail in a bag or wrap? One of my horses is out on pasture and I don't think I would be able to keep his tail wrapped up.
Also, I've read that it isn't suppose to be used out in the sun, so if I put it on in the evening and don't wrap it up and turn him back out will he be ok or is this a bad idea? Any advise would be appreciated!
Next question is on sleazys, does anyone use them? How hard are they to put on if a horse isn't use to anything like that? One of my girls had her mane eaten off before I bought her so I'm attempting to grow it back and I was thinking MTG and a sleazy might do the trick? I've seen LOTS of places to buy them, does anyone have a favorite place?
That's all I can think of at the moment but I'm sure I'll think of more, thanks for the help in advance!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    03-22-2009, 04:38 PM
  #2
Showing
I can't help you out on the sleezy but as far as the MTG, its fine to leave it without bagging it. We have a 3 year old who has a very thin mane and tail. My husband has been putting MTG on it and not bagging all winter and it is starting to grow out better. I think it does better if you can bag the tail but its not mandatory.
     
    03-22-2009, 05:45 PM
  #3
Weanling
ok I love slezy hoods I have 2 a purple and a blue one. I got my blue at alocal tack shop. And my sparkly purple on Western Wear and Clothing, Western Decor, Boots, Cowboy Hats, Tack and more from Rods.com
     
    03-22-2009, 06:13 PM
  #4
Weanling
I use sleezys too sometimes, especailly for show prep. But it really depends on the horse, with my gelding it only took like 2 or 3 times until he understood what I was doing and then he stood still for it.
     
    03-24-2009, 01:54 PM
  #5
Started
I don't bag my mares tail all the time (and I use MTG)- it seems to work better when you do but it still works without :)
     
    03-24-2009, 02:56 PM
  #6
Weanling
Great, thanks guys!
     
    03-24-2009, 07:26 PM
  #7
Banned
Ticket hates sleazys... he rubs raw spots on his neck trying to get them off :/
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sleazy/Slinky? xpyrrohs Horse Tack and Equipment 12 02-21-2009 01:05 AM
2 Questions...please help NyHorseGal Horse Talk 10 01-17-2009 07:39 PM
A few Questions FGRanch General Off Topic Discussion 24 12-01-2008 05:06 AM
Sleazy Sleepwear shoulder guard Gingerrrrr Tack and Equipment Classifieds 3 09-01-2008 02:37 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0