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    01-11-2012, 07:03 PM
Your favourite Tips & Tricks!

Hello everyone! Wanted to create this thread so we can all share our favourite grooming tips & tricks. It can be anything from your favourite product to your favourite brush to use, it may even be a diy recipe! Thanks for sharing :)
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    01-11-2012, 07:05 PM
Okay so I really don't have anything special but my absolute favourite detangling product is the Cowboy Magic Detangling Serum <33 I also swear by unscented baby wipes! I use it for cleaning around the eyes, in the nose and on the face. I even use it for an old horse with diarrhea to clean up his legs.
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    01-12-2012, 09:46 AM
For those really dirty mucky horses Goop works really well for deep cleaning. Works better then whitening shampoos too!

I don't remember the "recipe" for it off the top of my head but when I go home tonight I'll look it up in my ever so helpful grooming binder. (:

    01-12-2012, 06:46 PM
Well, I love doing tricks with my horse ; )

I taught him how to hug, and working on teaching him how to bow :P
    01-15-2012, 05:22 AM
-i swear by lucas paw paw ointment for mud fever/greasy heal... works a treat.
-kondis crystals( used in chooks water) for rain scald.
-vaseline or pawpaw ointment for the corners of their mouth to stop the bit rubbing.
-homemade flyspray- works a treat
-also baby wipes are great for the last minute touch up before entering the show ring. Removes most dust and leaves the coat shiny and clean.
-household mits- great for a shiny coat and last minute touch up.
-hairspray over hoof black to keep it on longer.
    01-15-2012, 07:38 PM
When I am trimming up my horse for showing or just to look good I enjoy trimming the hair right above where the hoof is to give it a nice clean cut

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