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Ugh. I’m not even gonna try and get her clean right now. Went out a little while ago to catch my gelding to work with him... well, apparently my mare decided that she didn’t want to be clean, or even moderately clean anymore. She’s filthy!

I dunno what she’s been rolling in... mud, horse poop, cow poop... probably all of it together. She’s still WET with whatever it is... and she STINKS! And it’s too cold to give her a bath! I didn’t want to even touch her because there’s almost no clean spot on her body... Her mane feels like it’s had something sticky like lemonade or something dried in it... all stringy and hard... Yuck!

She was spotlessly clean just the other day...


And now she’s...



Even her star and strip looks grey!



I want her clean again... and stink-free!
 

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"A Dirty Horse is a Happy Horse, and I have VERY happy horses."

^^ One of my favorite quotes.
Stink Free? Ugh! I love the way my horses smell, Especially when its really hold outside...
 

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haha, at least she is not grey! I brought in one of the horses the other night and it was rather dark outside so I didn't notice anything. But when I left him in the stall his one side was entirely mud! even his face haha, I think he was laying flat out on his side at one point.

There is something about mud that horses just love haha, have fun with the cleaning process!
 

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I hate when this happens! and then you spend all that time cleaning them up and you know its for nothing because in another couple days its going to be back to the same
 

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That's why I'm not gonna brush her out just yet... she'll just go get dirty again, lol. She and my gelding are the only two that get -that- dirty... the rest just get a little dirty, but mine get filthy.

I love the way they smell, but when that smell is mixed with cow poop and stinky mud smells, it's not nice...
 

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Tehehehe...mine two young ones are all gucky too...with all the mud and muck I can't work them right now anyway, because the footing (for them AND me stinks!), so I just try to curry as much of it off, and let them be...Main reason I still curry is that I want to make sure there are no scrapes, or funky skin irritations under all that mud...we all know how quickly that can happen! Plus they love when I scratch them all over...their faces are priceless :D

My mare is the only one who is relatively clean, but that's because she is body clipped and thus blanketed...the last two days have been the first two days I've had to double blanket her, because of the cold, rainy, windy, snowy weather...
 

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Wow, lol...

Out of my two, my almost four year old gelding was the clean one...

And here I thought that the boys were supposed to be the ones who liked to get dirty... XD! My girl dried before I let her go, and I looked her over, but didn't brush any mud off... I figured I'd brush her tomorrow...
 

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With all the rain we're getting here in CA my guys are all really bad. Poor Cody laid down today during a break in the rain intending to roll but once he got down there, he kind of looked around like "ewwwww, wet, cold and squishy" and got back up looking disappointed. They've all certainly gotten their rain water rinse lately. 5 straight days of solid rain!
 

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Hahaha if you think that's dirty you're crazy! I'll have to get a pic of Annie next time I'm out to the barn. She is a sorrel and white paint, and on most days her white is brown, or black. The color of mud. She'll roll in the sloppiest part of the pasture and her mane and tail drip with muddy gross slop. It would be a blessing if Annie stayed as clean as your mare. :)
 

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wow,hahaah

My mom's horse is a flea bitten gray and she looks like she is black right now. She is reaaaallly dirty. My mare, Gidgit is black and white and gets dirty but not as bad. The rain washes her off. She has one side that is dirty from when she lays down and her legs are MUDDY!
 

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WOW, that is one dirty Lintu! Ouch! But at least it's the horse that gets dirty...my dogs decided that the horse smells so good, THEY want to smell like him! Three dogs reek of gelding pee...ew! And we pop 'em in the bath, getting ourselves and the bathroom filthy (but the dogs are clean-ish, at least! What do they do? They go back out and roll again!
 

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Lol, that is a dirty horse Lintu... I've had worse, though.. my gelding found some red clay to roll in a few months ago... he came down with it plastered into his fur like a second layer... all over... both sides, stoach, back, face, neck... It was horrible...
 

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Looks like I'm not the only one with a little piggy for a horse :lol: We have red mud in our pasture because of all the rain we've been getting lately and my horse is black. Today when he came in the barn to eat he had red mud all over him, even all over his face. I mean what does he do, stick his head in the mud :shock:
 

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I know mine rub their faces in the dirt when they roll...Lol! It's like they are trying to see who can get the dirtiest, because they know I can't wash them!!! Hahaha
 

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Lol... I think that's what my girl did, rub her face all in the dirt and mud...

She's a little cleaner after the flood we had the other night...
 

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My grey loves to roll in not mud, but poop, the second I get done wiping out previous poop stains with cowboy magic.
He coats himself head to toe in poop!
 
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