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January 08, 2023

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Wet Weather Concerns for Horsemen


Got rain? Then, your horses are primed to get scratches (crud on heels). If not managed, they can become systemic infections. Moreover, a lot can be done to prevent them...

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December 19, 2022

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Braid Like a Pro- HOLIDAY SPECIAL

“Braiding is a small thing, but all those small things add up to big things.” -Michael R. Matz, 3-time Olympian & Kentucky Derby-Winning Trainer

Do you want to learn a streamline formula for laying down consistently gorgeous braids, made quickly and comfortably? I teach..

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February 13, 2022

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LOVE LOVE GUARANTEE

Lucky Braids offers a LOVE LOVE Guarantee.  Love Love Guarantee

If you are not totally thrilled with a coat care product, we'll refund you in full. 

So there's NO RISK in trying our products that make quality care easier and more cost-effective.

Join the revolution to raise the bar of horsemanship by making quality horse care easier...

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November 13, 2017

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Moving Horses' Blankets

Do you know a horse that gets defensive when you fuss with his blankets?  He's had a bad experience.  Never pull horses' clothes.  It hurts!

To keep horses comfy and warm, fold blankets forward and LIFT to move them. 

Here's more Blanketing Rules.
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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June 23, 2015

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Tying Up & Yarn Matters For Braiding

Tying Up Horse Braids

 

The visual rhythm of uniform braids comes from a physical rhythm. So, normally I do one stage of the process at a time. That is: braid the ‪‎mane‬ down, pull it all up, finesse the bottomline then tie- lock ’em down. Doing one stage at a time lets you get a good rhythm and feel. Plus, it is easier to get the bottomline perfectly straight, which is the most important part of the ‪‎braid‬ job.

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June 02, 2015

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Clean Tough Old Urine, Manure & Clay Stains Off Horses & Ponies

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Tough ‪#‎ urine‬, ‪#‎ manure‬ or ‪#‎ clay‬ ‪#‎ STAINS‬???  So often I see that deep yellow or red and feel so bad. Why? Because, I can tell they TRIED SO HARD. But, in my experience washing lots with conventional soaps and #horse #shampoos can drive stains deeper. As the hair is stripped and gets dried out, it is more porous and stains lock in. Add typical stain, shine and/or detangling products, and hair discolors even more. Of course, a dirty stall leaves the horse no choice. Nonetheless, that cycle of one perpetual pesky stin can be broken. I promise.

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