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  1. #1
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    Feb. 16, 2008

    Default Cotton in Zenyatta's ears

    I am a huge racing fan with minor knowledge of the sport. I first noticed the cotton in Zenyatta's ears during the 60 Minutes segment. Now I have seen several photos of her with cotton in the ears.

    I am guessing she is sensitive to noise. Does the cotton help?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May. 17, 2000
    Where am I and what am I doing in this handbasket?


    ear bunnies - fake or otherwise? IME, a HUGE help for some horses, doesn't make a difference for some others, a little bit of help for most horses.
    I'm sorry... Did I just roll my eyes out loud?

  3. #3
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    Mar. 28, 2002
    East of Dog River


    Cotton in the ears not only cuts noise but makes the horse focus on what is close by instead of gawking around and not doing its job.
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