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moomoo 05-20-2008 12:07 PM

Tip of the day!
 
Everyday, someone should post a grooming tip like how to get a shiny coat, perfect plaits or super clean tails :P

HorsesAreForever 05-20-2008 12:37 PM

oooo

If I can remember right

I was told that if you use vasiline on horses hooves it keeps them from drying out and cracking. I know theres more but I cant remember.

blossom856 05-20-2008 02:34 PM

When you're clipping and your blade is getting hot, put it flat side down on a piece of tile. It'll be cool in no time!

kickshaw 05-20-2008 03:27 PM

a silver paint pen over the clips on a horses' shoes really makes the foot "pop" when you go into the show ring!

amightytarzan5 05-20-2008 09:05 PM

Bathe a horse with oatmeal based shampoo to prevent tail or mane rubbing-it relieves the itch. Also, keep rubbed areas cleaned!

PoptartShop 05-20-2008 09:14 PM

All I gotta say is....MTG!!! :D

amightytarzan5 05-20-2008 09:17 PM

HA! I was gonna say that too PoptartShop, but then I thought of the oatmeal thing.

My2Geldings 05-21-2008 05:43 PM

The use of regular people hair spray works miracles when braiding.

kickshaw 05-22-2008 09:30 AM

vaseline works as a fly deterrant in ears, and it also makes faces shiny when showing :)

PoptartShop 05-22-2008 01:23 PM

When you clean the hooves, always remember to brush off the outside wall of it too- so it looks nice!! :D


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