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  • Had to do the dirty deed 4 times this weekend

    I knew you couldn't resist opening this thread.


    I am sick of hair - I clipped 4 of our horses this weekend and I feel like I am still eating it. 1 full clip and 3 partial clips.

    Also had to give my son a hair cut - oh will it ever end - Now just the colt and the filly for the royal but not for a few weeks yet.

  • #2
    Oh, I thought it was sheath cleaning time.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by 3dogfarm View Post
      Oh, I thought it was sheath cleaning time.
      Me Too.
      *Member of the Quality Free-Choice Hay/Pasture Feeders Society* Member of the As Much Turnout as Possible Group* FEED by WEIGHT not VOLUME*

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      • #4
        Well you made me laugh, because when you described the partial clips, then put your son's haircut right in there, I created this visual of a poor boy with a horse mother's clippers clipping him out like a horse's partial clip. Poor boy.
        Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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        • #5
          I, too, thought it was sheath cleaning weekend.
          Because we all love those weekends
          BDC

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          • #6
            as long as he is not in line for sheath cleaning, we are good.

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              #7
              luckily my son looks after himself - We only have two boys that need sheath cleaning and it is never a chore - since my gelding drops everytime after a work out so he gets regular cleaning and my 2 yr old stud colt always drops when he is being groomed - I must have a "Special Touch".

              Hope I made you all smile today.

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              • #8
                That reminds me, I need a new blade, mine has dulled.

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                • #9
                  I clipped my mare on Sunday. And I'm glad I don't have to worry about sheath-cleaning weekends LOL !

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                  • #10
                    I am clipping (trace) for the first time EVER in a couple weeks (there's not enough winter coat to justify it yet). I am TERRIFIED I'm going to mess it up!
                    Click here for the Roxie blog!

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                    • #11
                      Urgent Notice: Potential Danger of Horse Hair

                      This is a public service announcement. In a press release today, the National Institute of Health has announced the discovery of a potentially dangerous substance in the hair of horses.

                      This substance, called "amobacter equuii" has been linked with the following symptoms in female humans:

                      Reluctance to cook
                      Reluctance to perform housework
                      Reluctance to wear anything but boots
                      Forgets keeping in contact with family & friends
                      Reluctance to work except in support of a horse
                      Physical craving for contact with horses (may be an addiction)

                      Beware! If you come in contact with a female human infected by this substance, be prepared to talk about horses for hours on end.

                      Surgeon General's Warning: Horses are expensive, addictive, and may impair the ability to use common sense!
                      Practice! Patience! Persistence!
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                      • #12
                        Thanks rodawn, I knew there had to be an explanation!

                        OP, it must be the time of year or I'm just thinking along the same lines, because clipping was the first thing I thought of when I saw the title of this thread. It's about the least favorite horse chore I do!
                        ~ A true friend knows all there is to know about you and still likes you. -E. Hubbard

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