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My horse Steppin is a big hairy mess. His nickname is the mammoth! Well he has finally started to shed! Yeah! :D But it took me 1 hour to get all of the shedded hair off of one side of his neck with a curry comb! :-x Does anyone know a faster way to get all that winter fur off??????
 

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I heard that a Slick N Easy is a good way to shed hair. I have one, but haven't used it yet. We shall see.
 

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Both of the above I have used and they are great. I have used both. My horse isnt super hairy so when it comes to shedding the grooming stone (slick and easy is a brand that makes these) works best for me. Horses with alot of hair like yours sounds like he has would probably be best starting off with a shedding blade. They work wonders. There are two kinds: 1. Single Shedding Blade - Horse.com and 2. Spiral Curry Comb from SmartPak Equine. I like the first shedding blade. It works better then the second circular one. This is an example of a grooming stone, it is a brand that is not slick n easy: Schneider Saddlery. There is one other thing that I have and love. It is called the shed flower. It doesn't seem like it would work because its only plastic but it does. This is what it looks like: Schneider Saddlery. I think what you should try first is the metal shedding blade that is not circular. That would be the best bet for an extremely hairy horse.
 

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I have one of these rubber things.. It's really good at pulling up loose hair and dirt..


I also have a shedding blade that works okay. It works best for getting mud or when she is sweaty...


But the best brush ever is a Furminator! :) It's amazing. Kind of spendy but well worth it!! I believe it is actually meant for dogs but works just as well on horses.
 

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The furminator is originally for dogs lol

I use a circular shedder blade then i curry comb an brush. My gelding gets super furry in the winter and this works well for me. I dont try an get all the hair at once either though. I brush him once a day for a week or two an that usually gets the job done lol
 

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Hands... when my horses start to shed, I can get a lot off by grabbing the loose hair and pulling it off with my hands... lol.

Slick 'n' Easy... Found them a few years ago and I refuse to go another shedding time without one.

Shedding Blade - not really sure how it works, but I've heard good thing about them...

A Good Bath... really helps get that loose hair off... but only give a bath when it's warm enough, lol.
 

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I feel your pain. I went a coupke days ago and pat Romes neck lightly and I had a FISTFULL of hair. It took me two hours to get him decently comfy and i had a carpet where the cement floor used to be.
 

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The furminator is THE best shedding tool EVER!! I love mine and I would NEVER go without! It's works soo good! Gets so much more hair out of my horses then the curry comb or the shedding blade!
 

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Last summer Millie shed late, and it took me almost all summer to get her somewhat okay looking, the hair just kept coming! She hadnt been worked during shedding time though, so probably why.

Those slick n easy things look pretty good, I must try pick up some stuff sooon!
 

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I use a Slick N' Easy block, a double bladed shedding blade, a metal curry comb, and a lot of patience and elbow grease haha. Remi turns into a furry beast in the winter!
 

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Just get them body clipped :)
 

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i used De-shedding solution its a two step process but it works you can get it out of a pet edge mag and its shampoo and conditioner and yes it is safe on horses i checked with my vet i used shampoo first the conditioner then towel dry than brush its effortlessly and easy i stand by it 100%
 
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