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    05-20-2008, 12:07 PM
  #1
Yearling
Tip of the day!

Everyday, someone should post a grooming tip like how to get a shiny coat, perfect plaits or super clean tails :P
     
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    05-20-2008, 12:37 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Oooo

If I can remember right

I was told that if you use vasiline on horses hooves it keeps them from drying out and cracking. I know theres more but I can't remember.
     
    05-20-2008, 02:34 PM
  #3
Weanling
When you're clipping and your blade is getting hot, put it flat side down on a piece of tile. It'll be cool in no time!
     
    05-20-2008, 03:27 PM
  #4
Green Broke
A silver paint pen over the clips on a horses' shoes really makes the foot "pop" when you go into the show ring!
     
    05-20-2008, 09:05 PM
  #5
Weanling
Bathe a horse with oatmeal based shampoo to prevent tail or mane rubbing-it relieves the itch. Also, keep rubbed areas cleaned!
     
    05-20-2008, 09:14 PM
  #6
Showing
All I gotta say is....MTG!!!
     
    05-20-2008, 09:17 PM
  #7
Weanling
HA! I was going to say that too PoptartShop, but then I thought of the oatmeal thing.
     
    05-21-2008, 05:43 PM
  #8
Showing
The use of regular people hair spray works miracles when braiding.
     
    05-22-2008, 09:30 AM
  #9
Green Broke
Vaseline works as a fly deterrant in ears, and it also makes faces shiny when showing :)
     
    05-22-2008, 01:23 PM
  #10
Showing
When you clean the hooves, always remember to brush off the outside wall of it too- so it looks nice!!
     

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