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        06-06-2013, 08:02 PM
      #21
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by texasgal    
    I was prepared to come on and scream complaints and whine and everything about cutting the feathers off your haffie...

    ... then I saw what a nice job you did.. it REALLY DOES look better!
    Why would you scream and whine about that? I don't understand. They're just feathers...?
         
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        06-12-2013, 11:43 PM
      #22
    Foal


    There is a newest one of the even closer clipping I did.
    I was amazed that these turned out as good as they did. I really don't have a whole lot of experience with these things...
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        06-12-2013, 11:44 PM
      #23
    Foal
    And you gotta love Crickett's little clean legs in the background.
         
        06-12-2013, 11:50 PM
      #24
    Foal
    Aaandd here's a full-body picture. Sorry for the odd angle. And Crickett's photobomb face. :)
         
        06-13-2013, 07:24 PM
      #25
    Weanling
    I love working with draft horses and halflingers and I agree, they are a pain in the rear to take care of with the feathering.

    Pssh, I love the photobomb :)
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        06-14-2013, 02:14 PM
      #26
    Foal
    Ooooh. I have been contemplating doing this with my Belgian mare. I kind of feel like it's taboo to clip her feathers...but that looks GREAT! So much cleaner & easier to take care of, but yes, the loss of the "handle" for picking up her feet would probably do me in!!!

    Can you come to Virginia? LOL!
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        06-15-2013, 11:13 AM
      #27
    Weanling
    Awww I like the natural feather look


    Omg! Gypsy with no feathers!!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
         
        06-20-2013, 04:38 PM
      #28
    Foal
    She looks great! I understand your pain as 3 of our sport ponies have long feathers that are always disgusting and gross. People usually make fun when they wear jumper boots and look silly. When we bodyclip, we leave the feathers on (required by the owner). I was so tempted to clip them off, but I couldn't I don't have any issues with staining, but I used Orvus shampoo on them and wash them every day (comb them, too). I know this sounds extravagent! But, the result are ponies with soft and white feathers.
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