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  1. Horse Grooming
    how do you groom your traditional cobs? Feathers? Mane? Tail? Body? Does anyone use mane and tail thickening products?
  2. Horse Grooming
    I've got 2 gypsy horses, and their feathers get in the way of the farrier when he is trying to trim and has asked me to wrap them before he gets there. Does anyone wrap their feathers and can show me cheaper ways then using vet wrap. And how to get all the feather out of the way? And both...
  3. Horse Grooming
    I have a 13 year old Gypsy Vanner Gelding with LOTS of feathering. I use him for driving, but we also trail ride often. I am wondering if you have any suggestions or ideas about keeping his feathering clean when we trail ride? We live in an area with lots of sand burs, and other things which are...
  4. Horse Health
    Hello readers :) I own an Ardennes mare who came to me infested with mites over a year ago. The vet said to use a variety of potions which all worked to a degree (Including Dectomax, Frontline spray, coopers ointment, tea tree and lavender oil, mite powder and pig oil and sulphur) I also used...
  5. Horse Breeding
    I have always held an inherent love and respect for the arabian horse. Not only is this breed beautiful, but I also adore the personality. That being said I also have a love for the "feathering" present in some breeds of horses, such as the Fell Pony. Is there a cross-breed of arabian or similar...
  6. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I just got a new horse (piebald cob mare) and she has A LOT of feather. will this stop me using boots and bandages? if i can't use them, how can i protect her tendons etc.? if i can use them, how? thanks :D
  7. Horse Grooming
    I have a percheron paint cross mare. and she grows smalls feathers off the back of her ankles. but I was wondering if theres anyway to get full feathers to grow on her, since shes already got the draft factor. I know it wont be huge flowing ones like gypsies or anything but.......any ideas?
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