Coat Care Solutions

Coat Care Solutions

Coat Care Solutions

By Ruthann Smith
© 2010, Ruthann Smith, All rights reserved.

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Three Products

Use just 2-3 products to simplify and enjoy Top Turnout™ with Lucky Braids™ Coat Care System.

Here are Ruthann's tips to saving time and money while enjoying healthy top turnout™

Fungus, Crud, Scurf and Scratches

Lucky Braids Shampoo prevents and treats most skin issues. With generous amounts of ALOE VERA and lots of Vitamin E, it conditions and moisturizes. Medical-grade antiseptic Tea Tree oil eliminates irritants without stripping natural oils. It soothes and enriches, leaving coats resilient, glistening and easy to keep clean.


Use Lucky Braids Handy Salve to break the cycle if tail rubbing or heel scratches are already sore. It eliminates the irritants as well as reduces swelling while conditioning skin and roots to promote healing and hair re-growth.

“Lucky Braids Shampoo is the only one that does not dry out the horses' coats. It leaves the horses super-shiny and we have NO skin problems, even in Florida. I love it! The horses love it!”

- Molly Ashe, 2-time American Invitational Winner, US Show Jumping Team

Greys + Tough Stains

Whiten and shine greys best with Lucky Braids Shampoo. No other whitening shampoo is needed. This brightens, conditions and rinses fast. Horses even stay cleaner longer. Trade stains for big shine instantly with Lucky Braids Whitener/Dry Wash gentle enzymatic spray. Douse old stains and yellow tails. Let sit wet with this spray to finally dissolve tough stains.

“Lucky Braids uses the highest quality ingredients. The Shampoo and Spray system makes the horses easy to clean and even the greys shine. We use it on all our horses. Now, we need far less products and I like that they don't need to stand under the hose so much. Most importantly, the coats are healthier and more resilient than ever.”

- Kim Prince, US Jumping Team & Samsung Super League Champion, Snowbrook

Tail Breakage

Reduce tangles and volumize tails while nourishing and moisturizing for stronger hair and healthy growth. No drying detangler needed. After bathing with Lucky Braids Shampoo, gently hold tail to comb. Work your way up while holding the tail to protect the roots. When tail dries, just pick with your fingers to fluff. If the tail is dirty, use the Dry Wash Spray to instantly clean any color tail.

“We use Lucky Braids products. Our horses' full tails are gorgeous. White and sensitive legs get Sprayed before they go out to help repel the dirt.”

- Jeffery Welles, US Show Jumping Team & Samsung Super League Champion, Triton Ventures

Tail/Mane Rubbing: Hot spots- dogs too!

These products solve the toughest cases. Lucky Braids Shampoo helps prevent irritation, soothes, conditions and enriches skin. Lucky Braids Handy Salve addresses itching from every direction. It takes away the irritation and soreness to cool, soothe and moisturize the skin while nourishing the roots.

“Initially we used Lucky Braids Salve on scratches and they were better in a day. We also find it effective for treating tail rubbing and scrapes to heal skin and grow hair back quickly.”

- Jeffery Welles, US Show Jumping Team & Samsung Super League Champion, Triton Ventures







Stay Cleaner Longer
Stain Removal
Tail and Mane Rubbing
Big tails
Reduce Tangles
Rinse Fast
Big Shine
Nicks and Scrapes
+ Hair Growth
Galls and Sores
Scratches and Scurf
Soothe Bug Bites
Moisturizing, Nourishing
Ringside Clean

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Ruthann Smith has spent a lifetime studying sound horsemanship- both as a groom for top international horses and as a renowned braider. Quietly twisting manes atop a ladder, she watched and learned in some of the best stables in the world.

As her passion for great grooming grew, Ruthann became focused on researching, collecting and sharing the best practices of the world’s keenest horsemen. Ultimately, Ruthann used her vast experience to develop exceptional equine grooming products to help raise the bar of horsemanship.

The knowledge she dispenses and the products Ruthann developed solve age-old grooming issues. Making quality horse care easier, they have received the highest honors in the equine industry*. Her Lucky Braids for Top Turnout coat care and braiding products are the best, most versatile, cost-effective and easiest solutions available on the market today.

Now Ruthann offers her LOVE, LOVE Guarantee. If not totally thrilled with a product she developed, Ruthann will refund you in full, regardless of where you purchased it.

It’s her life’s mission to empower horses by educating, motivating and equipping their people to be true horsemen. You can access Ruthann’s tips at: The Grooming Resource on, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and her Horsemanship Clinics.

*After testing 350 products, Lucky Braids All-In-One Horse Shampoo was named product of the year by Horse Journal, the “Consumer Reports” of the industry. They also named Lucky Braids Shampoo and Top Pick for greys and whites. Lucky Braids specialized braiding yarn also got stellar reviews.