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Ashleysmardigrasgirl 02-07-2013 09:58 PM

full body clip on a gypsy horse
 
LOL, just kidding... But, I did clip her whole body with clipper guards! what a difference though... feel free to critique it's a work in progress for the next few days. I won't be clipping her winter coat away it's still very thick just more even...
she still has a mustache though, LOL, gotta keep that!

anywho...

before

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k2...icssuck/a3.jpg

after

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k2...ps3fe80dfd.jpg

InsaneDino 02-08-2013 03:31 PM

She looks great! Looks like a lot of work though. (; And nice braids, too!

Ashleysmardigrasgirl 02-09-2013 12:50 PM

LOL, thanks!

My clippers sure had their work cut out for them! after the first day/ hour and a half of trimming I had to call it quits and resume the next day. This is the first time I've ever clipped a horse before, thank you for the kind words.

I'm going to continue to trim/shape her up a bit sometime next week, LOL.

SaddleStrings 02-09-2013 02:15 PM

Great job! She looks not so woolly now.

FeatheredFeet 02-09-2013 05:00 PM

Great job. All you needed to do at this point was to clip off the belly mane and clean up the face. I wouldn't do any more until after shedding, if that even becomes necessary.

Lizzie

Ashleysmardigrasgirl 02-09-2013 05:24 PM

Thank you featheredfeet,

I'm done trimming length wise. I think it's a nice thickness for a winter coat. It's still thicker than most of the horses full winter coat, LOL. I think I will go over it with a similar length guard to even everything up. I'm taking her to a halter class on the 16th and she's going up against some clydes I hear.

damnedEvans 02-09-2013 05:28 PM

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You reminded me that I must clip the fluffy pony too :D.. You can't see it so much in the photo but you can make an idea judging by his beard . He is even more fluffier now if that's possible. Incredible how fast their hair grows.

He was clipped 6-7 times this year, the last clip being 2 months ago, a trace clip so that's why he doesn't have to much hair on his belly. Attachment 128988

Brenna Lee 02-09-2013 05:59 PM

Looks beautiful!

FeatheredFeet 02-09-2013 10:02 PM

Love his moustache, DE!

Lizzie

TinyTexasCowgirl 02-13-2013 10:29 PM

Something I learned my first time that helped tremendously.

If you aren't going to ride the clipped horse for a few days after clipping, give them a good bath, then soak them with Show Sheen, or something of the the like. It helps the clippers to glide.


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