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    01-17-2010, 01:08 PM
Stain on white horse WONT go away!

So I have my paint horse... which he's pretty white. AND. He gets dirty easily. But that's not a problem. The problem... is that ONE certain leg. Has a stain that WONT go away.

I've tried brushing, scrubbing, quick silver, vetrolin green stain, cowboy magic stain remover...

and NADA !

Dosen't fricken work !!!!

I need him white for show season ! And NEHH! The stains been there for about 2 months :/ going on three... what can I do..?
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    01-17-2010, 01:44 PM
Heh, my trainer would use Soft Scrub.... the kind without bleach on the difficult spots. Not something I'd necessarily do, as it is a household chemical, but she never had any adverse reactions, and I saw her do it hundreds of times without any problems.

I'd just baby powder it to be honest! Or get some of that body touch up spray.
    01-17-2010, 01:44 PM
Are you sure it's a stain and not new colouring? Do you have pictures?
    01-17-2010, 01:49 PM
Yeeah I'm pretty sure green is all the new rage on horses :P

It dosent show up so well in pictures but when you actually see him its REALLY bad. :/ And you can KINDA make out half of it on his left.. hind leg? Its only worse now going ALL the way down his leg.
    01-17-2010, 01:58 PM
I have paints with white legs too and I feel your pain, if you can give a bath or even just bathe that leg I would start using Farnam White 'N Brite Shampoo and try to wash that spot at least once a week with it, let it sit on for at 10 mins, don't go any longer then that or it might leave him with a purple tint to his hair but I swear by the stuff!
    01-17-2010, 03:44 PM
My paint has a stain in the very same spot but the opposite leg. I think it is the leg she rests beneath her while she's laying down, and it gets manure soaked. I use cowboy magic and a damp warm cloth. I would dry it with a blowdryer afterwards if she/he lets you, because if you leave it wet it collects dirt so much easier.
    01-17-2010, 06:26 PM
I use White n Brite on my paint too. To me it works the best. I tried Quicsilver but it never got the stains completely out.
    01-17-2010, 07:11 PM
Hate to tell you, but you're probably going to have to clip that leg and keep it wrapped/drenched in sheen product.
    01-17-2010, 08:46 PM
We had an all white cow that was dirty always and we tried everything, then someone told us to use wool lite and it came right out.
    01-17-2010, 09:28 PM
My horse is the same - usually both hocks and knees are G R E E N. I gave up and just clipped his legs. So much easier :)

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