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post #21 of 30 Old 01-24-2010, 10:19 AM
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my horse doesn't have much of a winter coat to shed, but a palimino at my barn was shedding piles the other day, I couldn't believe it, and she is unblanketed and on turnout 24/7. My horse has been blanketed since early December and has a stall, but she is pretty much naked under her medium weight. The metal curry combs tend to grab alot more hair than the rubber ones, I've noticed
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post #22 of 30 Old 01-24-2010, 12:51 PM
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Yeah, my new forest is shedding already, I did wonder about that!
I think its normal really, considering she is really hairy anyway!
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post #23 of 30 Old 01-24-2010, 01:01 PM
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Mine are shedding pretty decently.

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post #24 of 30 Old 01-24-2010, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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I noticed my magnolia tree was budding so every thing must think it's spring. Back to single digits again in a few days. :)
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post #25 of 30 Old 01-24-2010, 04:55 PM
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I would love to hope that spring is on the way! But its going to snow A TON here and get really cold again this coming week. Ugh. Hopefully my boys don't get too naked before it warms up.
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post #26 of 30 Old 01-24-2010, 04:56 PM
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We have a big tree with pink buds on it already to :) Can't wait for spring.

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post #27 of 30 Old 02-01-2010, 09:42 PM
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I've noticed that my horse is shedding, too. And it's been really cold here lately — teens and low twenties.
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post #28 of 30 Old 02-02-2010, 12:10 PM
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My little fuzzy llama of a horse is shedding too. I'm glad cus last year it took him until mid June to lose his furries. Its been unusually warm here, warmest January on record.
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post #29 of 30 Old 02-08-2010, 12:35 AM
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One of mine is starting to shed im in Ca.
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post #30 of 30 Old 02-08-2010, 12:49 AM
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Starlite really has nothing TO shed LOL, Dream is shedding though....weird since they've both been blanketed since October, but Dream was a big fuzzy bear without a blanket so I guess it'd be silly to expect her not to grow SOME type of winter coat this year...even under a medium weight blanket.

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