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Are You Hurting or Helping Your Horse's Mane & Tail? - The 3 Do's and Don'ts of Mane & Tail Care!

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Are You Hurting or Helping Your Horse's Mane & Tail? - The 3 Do's and Don'ts of Mane & Tail Care!

Your horse's mane and tail: Your pride & joy!  All horses come naturally endowed with manes and tails of varying fullness. Just like in humans, there are differences in thickness and consistency of individual hair and in fullness - meaning how many individual hairs per square inch. But are you making the most of your horse's mane & tail? Do you (unknowlingly) contribute to a thin, dry, and brittle appearance? Here the 3 Do's and Don'ts of Mane & Tail Care: DO NOT shampoo too often! Even high quality horse shampoo can dry out the horse's natural hair conditioning oils...

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How to Trim Your Horse's Ears

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How to Trim Your Horse's Ears

Neat-looking ears are a must for any horse owner, who takes pride in their horse's appearance. When showing, a neatly trimmed ear contributes to the overall impression. Clipped Ears - the rider's perspective As proud horse owners and riders, we care about our own appearance and the appearance of our horse. When showing, we need to present ourselves and our horse as attractively as possible to gain favor in the judge's eye. Trimming ears has become a part of that overall groomed appearance. But is it really 'the thing to do'? Clipping the inside of a horse's ear may look neat,...

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How to prevent 'static' when brushing your horse

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How to prevent 'static' when brushing your horse

Is your horse's coat static when you brush it? Are you looking for just the right product or technique to stop the static? Does your horse not like to be groomed because of static? As human beings - it's in our nature to always look how to solve problems by DOING something. Sometimes, however, it is what we do that causes the problem. One example is STATIC HORSE COATS, MANES & TAILS. To front-load this blog post a little: I have owned my Standardbred gelding Paladin for over 10 years now (in addition to several other horses and rehab horses...

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