As of July 2021, clipping a horse’s sensitive facial whiskers is off limits according to the FEI and can result in disqualification from an FEI competition. (Need a rule refresher? Check out the 2022 FEI...» Read More!
Whether you’re tackling the task of clipping your wildebeest furry horse yourself this year, or hiring a professional, there are a few rules you should follow in order to maximize your opportunities to get a flawless...» Read More!
Full disclosure: I hate body clipping. HATE. IT. But today I want to share with you a body clipping secret that changed my life forever. The Irish clip. While it’s certainly appropriate and necessary for...» Read More!
It’s officially clipping season! I’ve gotten pretty lucky in that my horse hasn’t grown a bunch of fuzz yet — he’s still pretty sleek and shiny, which is a relief. I know the time to...» Read More!
When I look at the coggins results that I have on file for my own horses, I notice something that bothers me. For on each sheet under the location where the ‘date of birth’ should...» Read More!
As winter sets in, it’s a great time to set about preparing for the impending cold weather by clipping your horse. A sweaty horse in the cold weather is not only time-consuming but, more importantly,...» Read More!
Since my schedule is busy on most days, and is total insanity on others, it pretty inevitable that things get shuffled down the priority list for me. This can mean rescheduled appointments, or just ones...» Read More!
There’s always much talk here on Eventing Nation about those of us with fantastic artistic skills with a set of clippers, but now it’s time to think about actual clipping jobs, and their practical uses,...» Read More!
Despite the fact that different areas of the United States are experiencing all of the separate seasons at the moment, one thing that unites us all is the fact that our horses are growing their...» Read More!
Do you ever stare in awe at the sleek shiny horses, the glistening brass, perfect braids, and dazzling white marks at a CCI trot up? Do you ever wonder how they get that way?...» Read More!