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    04-19-2008, 09:42 AM
  #1
Yearling
What are your favorite grooming tools?

I thought this might be fun to try. So I'll make a list of different grooming supplies and then you can post your favorites of each. So here goes...

Shampoo
Conditioner
Detangler
Show Sheen
Soft Brush
Hard Brush
Hoof Polish
Hoof Pick
Curry Comb
Mane/Tail Comb
Mane/Tail Brush
Clippers
Spot Remover

I'll post my choices in a minute.
     
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    04-19-2008, 09:48 AM
  #2
Yearling
Shampoo - Cowboy Magic Shampoo
Conditioner - Cowboy Magic Conditioner
Detangler - Mane N' Tail Detangler
Show Sheen - Absorbine Show Sheen
Soft Brush - Winner's Circle Soft Brush
Hard Brush - Winner's Circle Hard Brush
Hoof Polish - Fiebing's Hoof Polish and Dressing
Hoof Pick - Any hoof pick that has the little brush on it
Curry Comb - Any of the cheap rubber ones are fine
Mane/Tail Comb - usually I just use my fingers but I have and Oster Mane/Tail Comb just in case
Mane/Tail Brush - any cheap brush from the dollar store
Clippers - Any of the Oster or Wahl clippers seem to work well
Spot Remover - N/A

You can always add more if you want to.
     
    04-19-2008, 12:19 PM
  #3
Started
Shampoo Mane 'n' Tail Shampoo
Conditioner Mane 'n' Tail Conditioner
Detangler N/A (I use my fingers)
Show Sheen N/A
Soft Brush Kiwi shoe-shiner brush (EXTREMELY soft and give's the horses a great shine)
Hard Brush Any rubber one... I don't use them much, anyway...
Hoof Polish N/A
Hoof Pick Any of the ones with the brush on the end... lol
Curry Comb Stiff horsehair curry (brand unknown)
Mane/Tail Comb N/A
Mane/Tail Brush any human hair comb works perfectly...
Clippers N/A
Spot Remover N/A

(I don't show or anything like that... XD!)
     
    04-19-2008, 08:20 PM
  #4
Yearling
Shampoo: TRESemme... yes, the stuff for people. It's kind of awesome, and not that expensive! (cheaper then horse crap!)
Conditioner: Same
Detangler: Cowboy magic, Def.
Show Sheen: Pepi spray!
Soft Brush: Oster's finishing brush... it's okay. XD
Hard Brush: There's this brand called 'Winner's Choice', and they make some AWESOME brushes.
Hoof Polish: they're all the same, so I pretty much use whatever I have on hand.
Hoof Pick: Any of the ones with the brush on the end... lol <~~ agreed!
Curry Comb I think they're by 'unigroom' or something... but they have little finger protrusions, bigger then your normal curry come (like 10-15) and they are AMAZING. LOVE. Better then any shedding blade or stone!
Mane/Tail Comb: I use the Oster's one... it's pretty awesome.
Mane/Tail Brush: Oster's
Clippers: I have a wahl cordless set that are AMAZING, with a rechargeable battery and #30 blades. Then I have the A5 Oster's kit, with #10 and #40 blades. (I show, can you tell? XD)
Spot Remover: water? XD haha
     
    04-20-2008, 03:21 PM
  #5
Showing
I use pretty much the same thing as what's already been posted. It depends on what I plan to do that day and how lazy I feel 8)
     
    04-20-2008, 03:54 PM
  #6
Yearling
Shampoo: Quic Black
Conditioner: Mane n' Tail
Detangler: I just use MTG
Show Sheen: I've never had to use it
Soft Brush: Oster Soft Bristled Brush
Hard Brush: Oster Stiff Bristled Brush
Hoof Polish: Rain Maker Hoof Moisturizer
Hoof Pick: One with a brush on the other end
Curry Comb: The standard small rubber curry comb
Mane/Tail Comb: Shapley's super tail pick
Mane/Tail Brush: CHI medium round soft hair brush (mine is pink)
Clippers: I usually pay someone else to clip my horses...
Spot Remover : Cowboy Magic Green Spot Remover
     
    04-20-2008, 07:52 PM
  #7
Foal
Well, I think I'll make some of you to raise their eyebrows...

Shampoo - Regular human shampoo, cost as little as 15% of equine shampoo.
Conditioner - Same as above...
Detangler - None
Show Sheen - None. Good nutrition does the shining..
Soft Brush - Oster's
Hard Brush - Oster's
Hoof Polish - Fiebing Hoof Lotion + Tar (Catran) every other week.
Hoof Pick - Oster's
Curry Comb - Oster's
Mane/Tail Comb - None
Mane/Tail Brush - Oster's
Clippers - I never clip
Spot Remover - None

I also add a little amount of baby oil to the mane and tail to give them a Barbie-blonde-shine...
     
    04-20-2008, 08:35 PM
  #8
Yearling
Shampoo - Mane N Tail
Conditioner - Mane N Tail
Detangler - Cowboy Magic
Show Sheen - Cowboy Magic
Soft Brush - Oster
Hard Brush - Oster
Hoof Polish - n/a
Hoof Pick - The little blue kind for like 20c
Curry Comb - Jelly Scrubber
Mane/Tail Comb - Oster
Mane/Tail Brush - My hair brush.
Clippers - n/a
Spot Remover n/a
     
    04-23-2008, 03:36 AM
  #9
Foal
Shampoo - wonder blue
Conditioner - V05 or anything w/o silicones
Detangler - baby oil
Show Sheen - n/a
Soft Brush - Oster
Hard Brush - Oster
Hoof Polish - fiebings hoof oil
Hoof Pick - the plain metal kind
Curry Comb - Jelly Scrubber
Mane/Tail Comb - epona
Mane/Tail Brush - hair brush from the 99c store
Clippers - andis clippers *with* the cord
Spot Remover - n/a
     
    04-25-2008, 11:29 AM
  #10
Weanling
Shampoo - Mane & Tail
Conditioner - Mane & Tail
Detangler - Show sheen, or there's a really nice Mane & Tail detangler.
Show Sheen - The regular show seen, I assume?
Soft Brush I have no clue the brands...
Hard Brush " "
Hoof Polish None; I was thought it dries out the hoof.
Hoof Pick I don't know...
Curry Comb Oster!
Mane/Tail Comb N/A
Mane/Tail Brush Oster
Clippers I don't own any...yet!
Spot Remover I forget what it's called...but its that stuff that's purple!
     

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