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krissy3 07-29-2010 04:44 AM

clipping late in the season..
Hi mini people,
I have one last show in 3 weeks. i clipped my mare 3 weeks before for another show we had last week, (confusing ) hoping that the clip would last for this show. Her hair grew like a weed, and its not at a pretty length, I am wondering if I should re clip her for the show., and Chico my gelding . here is the delima:
We live 1500 meters up in the Swiss alps, and the weather has been cool, even a bit of snow behind us. The show is 2 hours south in Italy where the weather will be very hot. The last show was also in Italy and poor horses were very warm. I have loads of blankets if I do clip , but is it worth it for 4 days?
thanks for the advise,

CheyAut 07-29-2010 01:31 PM

Here in the US minis are clipped prior to every show, but can't speak for your country, sorry!

krissy3 07-30-2010 04:33 AM

we follow the same rules... but I can have snow when i return from the show . yuck! I guess thats why I have all those blankets. Even with the grown in summer coat the kids were shivering this morning.

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