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dreamrideredc 07-17-2009 03:28 PM

itchy spot
 
im not sure if this is the right place but anyways -

what are some common itchy spots for horses? i can never seem to find my horses "itchy spot" any comments are appreciated! thx in advance! =]

Sunny06 07-17-2009 10:12 PM

Withers ;)

Many horses LOVE to be scratched there.

themacpack 07-17-2009 10:34 PM

Aero loves having under her chin, on her cheek and up around her ears scratched - as well as her rump.

Beloved Killer 07-18-2009 06:32 AM

Ooh! Ooh! Under the forelock!

morganshow11 07-18-2009 08:43 AM

Diamond and Rowdy LOVED to be scratched behind the ears. I guess it really depends on the horse, ans where they like it.

Vidaloco 07-18-2009 09:59 AM

Be careful scratching some mare (in season) at the withers. Thats where the stallions will bit them during breeding. Some mares will get very mad :evil: Just an FYI not true on all mares. :D
All mine like their ears scratched inside and out. Around and under the tail and down the back legs. Its really embarrassing when a non-horse person sees me scratching their butts :oops::lol:

dreamrideredc 07-18-2009 03:18 PM

lol! i'll try these spots on my horsey! how do you know if you hit the right spot? just curious =]

Sunny06 07-18-2009 03:22 PM

Your horse will have the look on his face of sheer ecstacty. Lol.
Lip sticking up, stretching neck, starting to relax and drop head, etc.

reining girl 07-18-2009 04:24 PM

duchess loves her ears scratched, shell get like this dopy look on her face lol.

Vidaloco 07-19-2009 09:05 PM

Fras and Vidas upper lip sticks out and starts to twitch if you hit the right spot


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