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  1. Horse Grooming
    I can wash her front legs with a bit or persuasion, but that's as far as it goes without having her half-rearing (And I leave it at that as I do NOT want to risk her flipping on cobbles.) I can sometimes catch her back legs but if the water stream goes any higher than her elbow she has a...
  2. New to Horses
    Hi All - My trainer has just advised me that she noticed my OTTB is washing her food. Here is what she said exactly: It means that when she eats her grain, she grabs a mouthful of grain and then takes a sip of water. And back and forth and back and forth. In the scheme of things, it sounds...
  3. Horse Grooming
    how cold is too cold? my horses are out 24/7. i have stalls and a small arena that they can be in. the water would be from our well which is pretty cold. i have a cooler he could wear too. also if i was to wash his back legs and dry them off how cold is too cold to do that? i would be doing...
  4. Horse Grooming
    My new horse, Opal, has a black and white tail, but as i have found, it wasn't really looked after. it is very mucky and stained yellow, probs from urine. i tried washing it the other day, and some yellow came off, but does anyone know a cheap (my mum would say no to anything expensive) product...
  5. Horse Grooming
    Not really sure if this is the best spot for this, so sorry if it's not Anyway, my mare has been done shedding for about a month or so, and I've been cleaning my 6 saddle pads xD My fleece ones are done, and so are my purple ones, but I just got down to my first one. It's pretty thin, and royal...
  6. Horse Grooming
    My horse, Ace, is a grey gelding, but looks white at times. BUT THATS WHEN HE'S CLEAN! He likes to roll and lay in his own poop and and never wants to stay clean for five seconds. So how do I keep him clean?
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