Shiny Happy Horses

June 30, 2022

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How-to For Stain-Free & EASY to Groom Greys

People always ask me how I get Henry so sparkly white. Truth be told, there is no keeping this over sized piggy from his beloved mud, and I don’t have a magic trick… but I do have something close. I used to scrub Henry on almost a daily basis with purple shampoo, only to find him covered in stains that wouldn’t...

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November 13, 2017

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Defend Against Scratches!

Horse Running Scratches

 

Dampness makes for scratches -- Your best defense against crud on heels is to only put bone dry legs in or out. Great grooms never veer from this rule to live by.  Here's more on how to treat and protect against scratches...

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June 23, 2017

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Snowy White

stop tail stains

 

Here’s a proven and guaranteed program for tails to be SNOWY WHITE, bright and SHINY.

Rule #1: Don’t use detangler. It can discolor. Plus, you WON’T NEED and added conditioner nor detangler with this program.
Rule #2: Don’t use conventional whitening shampoos. Did you ever notice those horses always seem to get dirty? Drying shampoos...

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May 28, 2017

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All-In-One Shampoo

Keep it simple & SAVE.

Lucky Braids All-In-One Shampoo is basically all you'll need.  Yes, ONE PRODUCT is more effective than many, many.
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January 28, 2015

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Clinic Report: Learning to Connect

Sound Horsemanship Clinic 1

Chronicle of the Horse blogger Lily Foregger shares lessons from Ruthann's first in the Essentials of Sound Horsemanship Clinic Series...

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October 26, 2014

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Bathing Alternatives

Heating Water

Cold backs and muscles make horses prone to soundness problems. Soap MUST be rinsed well, or skin irritations will ensue.  So, without warm running water, bathing is not a wise option. YET, those competing or getting clipped need to be clean. There are two very viable options for bathing without wetting horses.

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October 22, 2014

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Horse Resists Clipping?

Learn How To Help Your Horse Accept  Clippers

Clipping can be comfy.  Many people inadvertently teach horses to dislike being body clipped...

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