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ropergirl 02-17-2011 10:23 AM

Quick grooming for a show?
 
Okay,this year the shows I am going to are like 5 hrs. away.And my living quarter trailer is being redone.So,since my shows are at 9 am and I have to check in by 8.So any QUICK grooming tips???

Thanks,
XOXOXO

flicka101 02-17-2011 04:01 PM

i would get him ready befor you put him in the traler.then quickly go over him again.This might same you a lot of time.I almost always get my horse ready befor the show and then quickly go over him when i arrive...i hope this helps!!

Kayty 02-18-2011 03:48 AM

If I'm going to compete a long way away, I'll wash a day before, rug the horse up to it's eyeballs and then plait the night before, without rolling them up.
I then get up bright and early, roll my plaits and then straight onto the float.
At the show, just a quick spray with something like cowboy magic to give the coat a shine, and a quick going over with a soft body brush and you're done ;)

BarnQueen 03-09-2011 06:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kayty (Post 932438)
If I'm going to compete a long way away, I'll wash a day before, rug the horse up to it's eyeballs and then plait the night before, without rolling them up.
I then get up bright and early, roll my plaits and then straight onto the float.
At the show, just a quick spray with something like cowboy magic to give the coat a shine, and a quick going over with a soft body brush and you're done ;)

Totally agreed with all of that!!

I also clean the stall spotless before leaving that night! Less of anything to get my horse dirty again is a good thing!!:-)


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