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    02-18-2013, 06:33 PM
We just had a few days of spring weather preview, so all the horses at my barn have started shedding a little. Hopefully they don't get too far into it... there's a chance of snow later this week!
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    02-18-2013, 07:08 PM
I wish my horses were shedding, but there's not even a hint of fur coming off!
    02-18-2013, 07:23 PM
Snow on the ground, temperature in the high teens at night and he's shedding!
    02-18-2013, 07:26 PM
Originally Posted by PaintHorseMares    
No shedding here, yet. Doesn't usually start until mid-March.
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Well, Im right there with you I guess. I live upon a ridge where the wind blows 24/7 and its COLD. Mine will start shedding about mid april and then we will have to spray them off with a water hose for about four weeks straight and hope that our walkers loose that four inch long woolly mammoth layer that they usually hang on to till july.
    02-18-2013, 07:35 PM
Shedding??? Shedding??? Not for another 4 mouths or better its April or even late may before I start thinking shedding. But that's Montana. One to two weeks in July might see 100 but most of the summer mid-june to Oct. Its highs of 80ish lows of 40ish
    02-18-2013, 07:40 PM
I want to move to montana so bad I can't stand it......Im so jealous....
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    02-18-2013, 07:45 PM
I'd like to go to Montana for the summers and have those nice mild days instead of spending from May to September over 100, but I'd like to keep a winter house here in Texas. After all, I can't complain about this winter. Average daily high temp has been in the low to mid 50's all winter long. Had a couple of cold spurts here and there where it snowed and dropped down to highs in the teens and 20's, but those have been few and far between. Also had some days that were well over 70.
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    02-18-2013, 11:00 PM
Still have a wooly mammoth. Boy, I can't even begin to imagine how much hair I will have to remove this year. I've never seen a coat this thick on a TB.
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    02-19-2013, 01:38 AM
Yes all three of my girls are shedding, Gypsy is the most. I think they are shedding more this year then they have in the past. I even get covered head to toe in fur!! Heck it's all over the seats in my '11 Silverado! When Gypsy roams the barn with me when I'm there she will come up to me and ask me to itch her. When I scratch her itchy spot my had to completely covered!! Soon this cold will be gone and trails here we come!!
    02-19-2013, 01:44 AM
Come on TIME CHANGE!!!

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