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So you have had your horse blanketed, whether it is to keep them warm or clean, many of us do it. But then comes time to wash your blanket(s)... Your home washer is too small or doesn't do a good job, the laundromats don't want you, a quick spray job with a hose doesn't do the trick, and you don't want to spend your precious time scrubbing it by hand. How in the heck are you gonna get that dang thing clean? I have the solution for you... Absolutely NO scrubbing required... You with me? Here's how you do it....

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You can use this short and sweet guide with any tail bag, although mine will give you better results than others! Wash your horse's tail with shampoo and conditioner. I recommend also using a leave in product such as cowboy magic to add extra moisture and shine. Braid your tail! If you have a lazy mare that doesn't like to lift her tail much, you can use a french braid. Just make sure you only make the braid tight/snug after you are about 2 inches down from the tail bone so that you don't cause any damage. Braid the tail...

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For those of you who want to grow a healthier, longer, and thicker mane and tail (as much as genetics allow for) or just some new ideas to maintain what you have, I have some tips and tricks that I have picked up along the way! Washing: I recommend washing your horses mane and tail once a week. Use products that moisturize hair since dry hair makes for brittle hair that breaks. Shampoo: I personally use Quic Silver Whitening and Intensifier shampoo for light/white manes and tails. If the focus isn't whitening, I recommend Orvus Wa-Paste. You can use it on...

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