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    02-16-2012, 01:00 PM
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Foal
Who's shedding

I noticed the other when I was out at the barn that my horses have already started shedding. Are your horses starting to shed as well?

And we didn't have much of a winter here so I am concerned about this up coming summer, I think the bugs are going to be horrible!!!
     
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    02-16-2012, 01:05 PM
  #2
Started
My guy and his friend are shedding :) I think it has been cold so that should help with the bug at lease in NY
     
    02-16-2012, 01:11 PM
  #3
Super Moderator
Lacey's shedding a bit. I'm so excited. Pulling her hair off is so fun.
However, I'm not really looking forward to being covered in horse hair for weeks... haha
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    02-16-2012, 01:15 PM
  #4
Showing
Mine are all starting to shed. I think they may be jumping the gun a bit...we've had such an easy winter this year, we're bound to have some ugly stuff before it's said & done.

Wallaby - you should try my shedding routine...slick & easy block AND shop vac. Loosen it and suck it up as you go along, you end up wearing a lot less and don't have to clean it up afterwards ;)
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    02-16-2012, 01:18 PM
  #5
Started
I think a beter question is who IS NOT shedding. We're constantly breathing horse hair at the barn
     
    02-16-2012, 01:27 PM
  #6
Trained
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Originally Posted by MHFoundation Quarters    
Wallaby - you should try my shedding routine...slick & easy block AND shop vac.
WOW--You use a shop vac! Great idea. I gotta try that. Wonder how many cobwebs I need to clean around them before they lose their fear of it...hmmm...
     
    02-16-2012, 01:38 PM
  #7
Showing
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Originally Posted by Corporal    
WOW--You use a shop vac! Great idea. I gotta try that. Wonder how many cobwebs I need to clean around them before they lose their fear of it...hmmm...
I LOVE my shop vac :) Mine all turn into beggars when I drag it out. Takes a bit of desensitizing with the noise but once they've figured out it feels good, they love it. The only time I had an issue with it was with Woodstock, who's a big nosy butt and I had hung the hose on the stall front long enough to grab an attachment and he grabbed it and ended up with the hose stuck on his tongue.

I found a grooming attachment for it & an old round brush attachment from a regular house vac that fit & both work great too. I love using the brush on it for show prep stuff, gets all the fine loose dirt.
     
    02-16-2012, 01:51 PM
  #8
Foal
My mare seems to be the only one that's shedding out here, and she's just shedding in overdrive. I'm completely covered in orangey-yellow hairs, as is the ground.

My other guys seem to be holding on to their floof-coats for dear life. XD
     
    02-16-2012, 02:32 PM
  #9
Foal
I passed the brush through my colts coat and it come up covered in his white hairs...

And I told both of them that they might keep that coat a little longer b/c I am like you MHFoundation I think they're jumping the gun a little.

We'll see - shop vac interesting!!! So you just keep the nozzle there so it will suck up the loose hairs while you brush? And I am definetly going to try those block thingys....
     
    02-16-2012, 03:08 PM
  #10
Yearling
Mudpie started shedding when it was all hot around here... and then the weather decided to be dumb and it snowed so I'm thinking he's not shedding anymore xD
     



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