It’s body clipping time – here are some tips!

Coming in from my ride last night with a damp horse and dropping temperatures, I was thinking that this week is when they get clipped. How convenient for this video to show up in my Facebook feed, just in time for some tips! Will need to try clipping Freedom and Zelda simultaneously . . .

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Button, Button

The day I learned how to do button braids with rubber bands I threw away my braiding kit. This is so much easier — both to braid and to take out! And I love the way they look.

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It’s shedding time and the SleekEZ is getting a workout

It’s shedding season. An unbelievable amount of hair is coming off both of my horses and I need help. Last fall the folks at SleekEZ sent me a set of three of their grooming tools for me to review. Of course, last fall there was no real hair to remove. I used the tools occasionally […]

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Freedom’s Clip Job

Freedom’s a funny horse. He doesn’t really like being touched or groomed. He can put the fear of God into his massage therapist and don’t even think about sticking an acupuncture needle into him. But he loves getting clipped. This afternoon, after three days of temperatures in the high 60s, I decided to clip him. […]

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Ready for your close up?

It’s hard to imaging putting mascara on a pony, even if it is for the Model Class at Devon. But it looks like this pony is an old hand at the application of cosmetics. It turns out that dolling your horse up for show is pretty common on the Arabian circuit, where mascara and eye […]

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