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    02-10-2012, 01:01 PM
Win by a nose shaver?

Hey all,
Just wanted to see everyones experience with these little purple nose shavers called win by a nose? How did they work for you and where did you purchase them? (the store in general)
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    02-10-2012, 01:10 PM
This is a good question
    02-10-2012, 02:18 PM
I've been using them for years showing hunter jumper. They are a great alternative to clippers in a skiddish horse. I use them around the nose and ears.

I wouldn't say they work as great as a nice pair of clippers, but they still get the job done and are great for touch ups.

I own several. They usual last me for about six months (depending on how much I use them) before the dull out.

I buy them at a local tack shop for about 3 bucks a piece.
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    02-10-2012, 02:23 PM
I've used them for showing the last few years before I bought my clippers. They work pretty well and don't wear out as easily as you'd think. I bought mine from
    02-10-2012, 03:37 PM
They're perfect to keep stocked around the barn and trailer.
They do a really good, clean job. All my local feed/tack stores carry them.
    02-10-2012, 11:31 PM
Sorry to jack this thread-- but theses can be used around the ears? Meaning in the ears? Like where the thick hair is? I had an awful time getting a mare at my barn's ears clipped for our show last year, even though we've tried a thousand times to desensitize her to them / use approach and retreat.
    02-10-2012, 11:54 PM
Originally Posted by dreamsunwind    
Sorry to jack this thread-- but theses can be used around the ears? Meaning in the ears? Like where the thick hair is? I had an awful time getting a mare at my barn's ears clipped for our show last year, even though we've tried a thousand times to desensitize her to them / use approach and retreat.
Yes, they could trim down hair a bit. But not the kind of results a clipper would give.
    02-12-2012, 08:17 PM
My daughter uses it, I don't. I first trim the whiskers on the nose with a 10 or 15 blade, then I use a disposable razor like Bic and get the close shave. Better than that trimmer and cheaper.
    02-12-2012, 10:59 PM
I have not had any luck, everytime I used them on two of my horses they would develop razor bumps across their nose. I thought it was me using it wrong but someone else I know did it and same thing. I have been using shaving cream and cheap bic razors, works great and no bumps!
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    02-13-2012, 05:08 PM
Well Dallas doesn't let me use clippers anywhere but on his legs thanks to a trainer who though it would be smart to punch him in the face and whip him in the legs while trying to clip him. And it took be years to be able to do his legs.

Soo I have no choice but to use scissors and hand razors for his face. Win by a nose shavers have always worked really well with Dallas. No bumps, really smooth, he doesn't get freaked out. I mean clippers would be easier, I use two-three shavers before most shows, but they get the job done. I got a perfect score at all my 4H shows in the clipping/braiding section when some of my friend's with horses that clip lost points. It all depends on you doing a thorough job.

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