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Tammy 03-27-2007 11:50 PM

Bathing
 
just wondering when some of you start bathing your horses. i usally start around may but it has been so warm and nice out i'm just really wanting to.

meggymoo 03-28-2007 04:21 PM

Hi Tammy, I usually wait till the warmer weather comes too. If you think its warm enough I cant see it hurting, but if it gets chilly later I'd suggest putting a thin rug on just so he/she doesn;t get a chill.
Does he/she live out all the time or is he stabled at night?

spoiledrottenpenner 03-28-2007 04:58 PM

i do not care when it is as long as it is about 70 degrees it's ok

Horse_love999 03-28-2007 07:23 PM

Probabley around 70-80 its good.

Tammy 03-28-2007 08:46 PM

it's been in the 70's and i've been letting them stay out at nights now

horseoftheyear 03-29-2007 04:38 AM

i always wash my horses the day before shows x x x

xSWeeTSx 04-01-2007 04:14 AM

I'd wait till it was atleast 70 degrees to give them a full rinse.

Jr_lover 04-14-2007 08:02 PM

I bathe my horse like hmm whenever its very nice outside and he looks like he needs a bath. Mostly in about 70 degree weather.

horsecrazy15 04-15-2007 06:08 PM

i bath my horses the day before the show but making sure they stay warm with a oldish rug on to stay warm but also clean

showpony@heart 04-15-2007 06:51 PM

I bathe my horse before a show or comp or if going to pony club and he's really dirty! I don't think it gets as cold here in winter :) so i bathe him all year round but i always have some warm rugs/towels ready in winter


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