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October 12, 2017


On Yelling

"The toughest teachers are not those that yell. In fact, training at high end horse shows is rather quiet. Projection can be relaxed and focused, often surprising me how quietly keen horsemen can communicate. There is a technique to bringing volume way down, to talk privately amid others.  It's a real skill, a social grace..."

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June 23, 2017


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


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.

January 10, 2017


Skin & Stain Gooming Packs

 NEW STAIN and SKIN Grooming Packs will help you target your horse’s issues, and ultimately avert pervasive problems

"I guarantee you'll these will be your best and most cost-effective grooming systems."  ~Ruthann

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January 04, 2016


New Year



As the new year begins, I am very grateful for all of you, my friends. Together we celebrate sound horsemanship, and the value of sharing it. It’s a quiet revolution. I and the horses sincerely appreciate your support.

Thank you for using Lucky Braids products. They not only make quality care easier, but also give me the opportunity to continue my efforts to raise the bar of horsemanship.

May we continue to learning during a new year full of good health and peace.


June 23, 2015


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 05, 2015


Trailer Tail Rubbing Tricks

Horse Face


If you have a horses that sits on his tail in the ‪trailer‬, try clipping him high on the halter. And old timer, that has shipped horses for generations, says that can make the difference. The idea is that when able to move their head more, they stress less.

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