Clydesdales are amazing!

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Clydesdales are amazing!

for anyone who owns or just loves the Clydesdale breed.

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Cyldesdale itch

Started by kara blain Apr 24, 2010.

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Comment by Emily Stopp on June 27, 2009 at 9:23pm
When you are showing in DRAFT halter they must be mane rolled- w/ or w/o flowers ( certain number for sex ( geld/mare/stally. )
For just regular classes with light horses it really dosnt matter I normally just do button braids or hunter.
Judges however are not sopposed to "care" in classes other than breed classes.
Comment by Barbara Sky Horse on June 27, 2009 at 3:05pm
I was just thinking about this after having a nosey through Emily's blog
( ..lol ... hope you don't mind Em, and by the way ... Good Stuff!! )

And it got me to thinking about Showing the Drafties and Draft crosses.
Question for Every One!!
Braiding or Rolling manes for show
What do You think looks better??
Do you find that Judges have a preference for one over the other?
And last .....
Anyone have any pictures of Braiding and/or rolling they could share??
Thanks!!
~ Barby
Comment by Barbara Sky Horse on June 27, 2009 at 10:26am
...*laugh'n ..thinking about the Shrek movie and Donkey singing* ....

Ohhhhhhhh GREAT Mary!!! ... *muttering* ...
Now I've Got That Song Stuck in My Head!!!!!
Comment by Mary H on June 27, 2009 at 12:32am
How does that song go? "I like big butts and I cannot lie!"
Comment by Emily Stopp on June 26, 2009 at 2:20am
Just thought Id add- there is something that can be toxic in garlic if fed incorrectly. I was right it is garlic btw.. they sell tubs at feed stores its pricey but apparently effective!
Comment by Emily Stopp on June 26, 2009 at 2:17am
Lee Kelly, his name is Frankie aka Northwest Collessies Falcon
Barbara- thank you so much- brightened my day, I know who would have thought I just started leasing him 2 months ago!

Leanne, I got SWAT its a white tub about 10$ at your local tack store the stuff is pink and its a cream i put it on their legs and if they have cuts or scratches ( sig. for clydes ) thats great to keep the buggers away.

other than that good ol' fly spray. I had a friend who used to put something in their feed..was it garlic powder?
I guess Just making sure your paddock is cleaned everyday is a no brainer = p
Good Luck!
Comment by Barbara Sky Horse on June 25, 2009 at 10:48pm
Leanne 16.1 and not yet two .... isn't that Amazing???
I'm Very New to the drafts, so all this SIZE still blows me away ...but definitely in a GOOD way!! ... *wink*
That's a Really Good Question by the way ... about the docked tails and fly control. I'm in the "shopping" stages for my first draft or draft cross, and no tail for swishing flies is mind boggling to me.
I hope there will be LOTS of comments from folks with Experience.
I'll be anxiously watching for their advice!!
~ Barby
Comment by Leanne on June 25, 2009 at 8:10pm
My girl is also supposed to get to 18hh! She is 16.1hh now and she is not quite two yet.
What do you all do for fly control? Her tail was docked before I bought her and the flies are eating her alive this summer!! I keep her outside 24/7, I braided some binder twine into her tail and bought her a fly mask but any tips you could give would be greatly appreciated!
Comment by Barbara Sky Horse on June 25, 2009 at 5:37pm
I’m a New, but absolutely GROWING fan of All the Draft Breeds, but the Clydesdale is Definitely One of my favorites … how could they NOT be?? ….lol…
Lee ... 18.3hh?? … just a little guy ‘eh??? … WOW!!!
Emily … You Go Girl!!! .. Keep kick’n those butts!! .. And may I add, You and Your guy present a Beautiful Over All / Working partnership .. I can see why the judges would like what they see!!!
Well Done!!
~ Barby
Comment by Lee Kelly on June 25, 2009 at 4:43pm

hey welcome Emily I to lease the Cldesdale gelding I ride he is 18.3 hh, 13 years old and has a delightful personality. Love your guy love his coloring. what is his name?
 

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