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Show tips please? Making blue eyes stand out, whitening up mane, etc.

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    06-25-2013, 02:02 PM
  #11
Trained
They're thinned and super-conditioned and they use a lot of product on them to keep them laid down.
     
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    06-25-2013, 02:34 PM
  #12
Foal
Unfortunately (after spending hours getting him and my QH dolled up) the show ended up being cancelled because it was "too muddy." Ugh hopefully it will be rescheduled soon but it was a great opportunity to see how exactly he'd polish up. I definitely need to work more on his mane (it's a little wild, that's for sure lol) so thank you for the tips on how to make it less unruly. He's such a goof, I think his mane matches his wild personality. ;)
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    06-25-2013, 02:43 PM
  #13
Trained
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He's such a goof, I think his mane matches his wild personality. ;)
LOL! I think that fits a bunch of mini's. Most of the ones I've gotten to know have HUGE personalities in those little bodies.

Too bad about the show, but you had a good dry run for getting him ready.
     
    06-25-2013, 05:48 PM
  #14
Showing
If you have clippers, clip from the base of his ear to the boney bump on each side. It will narrow the forelock and make his eyes "pop" Also trim out his hears, even if you don't go down inside. I fold them then clip. It gives a cleaner look and leaves the protection. Or do them with scissors. Clippers are better. Clip under the jaw to give it a sharper look.
     
    06-26-2013, 12:05 PM
  #15
Foal
Thanks Saddlebag. He is absolutely terrified of the clippers (I think he thinks its a big bumblebee coming to get him! Lol) so just getting him as trimmed up as he was was a huge pain. With more practice hopefully he will get calmer around it and next time I can have him clipped even better. Thanks for the advice!
     

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