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The Perfect Braid Job

Beautiful braids are not only for looks; they enhance a beautiful neck and show respect for the judge, the show management, and your fellow competitors. Years of practice and attention to detail are the only ways to achieve the impeccable, uniform br...


De-Stressing Clipping

Simply put, the number-one way to reduce clipping stress is to make clipping not stressful. ...

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Shiny, Happy Horses

Treat your horse to a luxurious bath using a vast array of shampoos and coat products to make him sparkle!...


When to Clip Away so the Horse Can Play

There are several benefits to clipping and blanketing your horse. Get an expert’s advice on how to do it correctly....


Professional Braiders: The Unsung Heroes

Sierra Sneath and Natalie Gascho travel across Canada and the US each year following the busy summer and winter horse show circuits. They are professional braiders, and make money working through the night to braid the manes and tails of their client...

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The pros and cons of cosmetic grooming for your horse....

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20 Secrets for Shinier Coats

Brilliant advice for a shiny healthy coat, from inside out....


Pro Grooming Tips

A well-groomed horse is about far more than just elbow grease; it reveals a lot about the overall professionalism of the barn. ...


Mane Trimming without Pulling

Does your horse hate to have his mane pulled? Here is a quick and easy way to trim a mane without having a battle royale, whether for the show ring or just to give your horse a cleaner and tidier look....


How to Clean Brushes

Q: How can I keep my horse's brushes clean and in good condition?...

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