Shedding Time

May 3, 2013

This blog post is special for my friend and teammate, Kim.

Its shedding season, and we all know that means hair hair hair. Simon grows a nice thick pony coat, and although I clipped him two times over the winter, I still left a nice thick patch for his saddle. He is healthy and young and is shedding out nicely and running the shedding blade over him is very rewarding.

Two years ago Kim told me she had been using the furminator dog shedding brush on her pony and it was great. I totally poo-pooed her. Last weekend she mentioned it again and again I brushed it off. I believe my comment was something along the lines of, “sure Kim, I am going to use that tiny little brush on my pony, ok.” (in a mocking voice of course).

Well, I decided to give it a try and it was even more rewarding than the horse shedding blade. Simon seemed to enjoy it, and It was fun seeing all the hair clear out. Sort of like pealing glue off your fingers when you were in grade school.

Its not something I will do everyday, but I owe Kim a pat on the back and an apology for poo-pooing her idea.

*While shedding Simon, and brushing Linus – who is mostly shedded out already – Daisy was having a ball rolling around in stinky hay.

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Daisy getting her roll on

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  1. They make a special one for horses too – it’s wider. I use it on my ponies all the time! Works way better than the typical shedding blades.


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