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This is a discussion on shedding? within the Horse Grooming forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

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        04-23-2013, 01:18 PM

    Best way to take extra hair off, and cleanest for myself lol.
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        04-23-2013, 01:19 PM
    No such thing. Just resign yourself to getting covered with hair day after day until it's all shed out!
        04-23-2013, 01:21 PM
    I figured! Lol
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        04-23-2013, 01:23 PM
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    Shop vac? Though you might clog up the poor vacuum LOL
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        04-23-2013, 01:27 PM
    Lol, I don't think my dad would like that to much lol
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        04-23-2013, 03:11 PM
    Lol staring at them out a window while the wind whips loose hair off ;)
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        04-23-2013, 03:13 PM
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    I use a Shop Vac and a rechargeable Black & Decker car vac on my lot - you have to desensitize them to it though - not a lot more noise than clippers and they seem to enjoy it!!
        04-23-2013, 03:54 PM

    If not, I have heard that giving a bath then take a shedding brush to the horse helps.
        04-23-2013, 04:08 PM
    I don't have clippers but maybe ill invenst in some!
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        04-23-2013, 04:53 PM
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    Don't clip at this time of year - you'll be clipping into his summer coat as well
    If you find shedding a pain every year then clip his winter coat out once its grown and then again at the end of December/early January. Just remember that if you do that you're committed to blankets & neck covers and probably night stabling depending on where you live
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