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Need fleece halter tubes for weanling halter + cutesie baby pics

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  • Need fleece halter tubes for weanling halter + cutesie baby pics

    My silly little kiddo is, as of Tuesday, being led to and from the pasture.

    She's doing a great job but the 1st ad 2nd lessons left a leather halter burn on her face.
    She tries to go a bit quick and ends up side passing most of the way (though this morning she walked straight!) resulting in a rub on the right side of her face between her jaw and chin.

    I covered a bunch of the halter with some of my extra bits of gel pad (cut to size) and covered/stuck them on with mole skin which does the trick but I'd rather have fuzzy halter tubes.

    I just did a search for "fleece padded weanling halter" but came up short.

    The baby halters I use are thin leather but they are not buffed and finished so I guess they can be a bit scratchy.

    I suppose I could make my own but I'd rather just purchase and be done with it.

    what do you guys do??

    Here's my little pookie pie at 2 months of age soakin up the love from my friend's son.
    http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p...yandSwanky.jpg

    I'm totally smitten by her. She's wicked awesome and
    she gets lots of smoochy nose zerbertz.
    http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p...m/IMG_8560.jpg\
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    Horses are amazing athletes and make no mistake -- they are the stars of the show!

  • #2
    Are you teaching her using a bum rope?
    Blugal

    You never know what kind of obsessive compulsive crazy person you are until another person imitates your behaviour at a three-day. --Gry2Yng

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    • #3
      Those cheaper leather halters that are put together with rivets instead of stitching are really harsh and very likely to produce a burn, especially when they are shedding out that baby fuzz.

      I would skip the fuzzy stuff, order a Quillin and leave the old one off of her when you aren't leading.
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      • #4
        I hate to sew, but I would get some soft fleece material and ask at the craft store about fabric glue. There are some really good ones out there.

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        • #5
          That picture of her getting kisses from your friend's son is adorable. What a cutie!
          ~ A true friend knows all there is to know about you and still likes you. -E. Hubbard

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            Originally posted by Blugal View Post
            Are you teaching her using a bum rope?
            we are past the bum rope. I used that the first two months.
            Her problem is the other direction!
            I have a neck loop (old stirrup leather) I put on her but she's getting too big for me to hold all of these things and I can't hold her back with the neck loop anymore anyway.

            She only wears the halter when we lead her--she's super easy to catch and halter there's no need for us to ever leave one on her.

            Those halters that I have are just the cheapo 8 buck halters from our local feed store.
            Correct that they are more harsh than the finished leather halter--but they are also 8 bucks and she's grown out of a halter every month thus far in her life.

            I was needing to buy a Quillin for the inspection in Sept so I'll go take a peek at them later today.

            I still would like baby fuzzies. errrr--I don't want to put forth effort to make them myself. boooo
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            • #7
              Have you tried tack shops that cater to minis or ponies?

              Also a craft store might be a good bet.
              Blugal

              You never know what kind of obsessive compulsive crazy person you are until another person imitates your behaviour at a three-day. --Gry2Yng

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              • #8
                You could get a pony-sized fleece halter tube set and cut them to the size you need...

                http://www.justforponies.com/ponyhalterfleeceset.aspx
                RIP Victor... I'll miss you, you big galumph.

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