This seems to be the winter that Ax is truly embracing his Buffalo-ness. We are only two months into the season and I have had to clip him three times so far—we still have three months to go! Because of Ax’s persistent hairiness (and because a friend told me that these blades actually exist in wideContinue reading “Confessions of a Clip-A-Holic: He’s a Ten”
From simple shapes to extravagant patterns, one of the most fun parts about clipping your horse for the winter is getting to clip some fun designs. While I’ve never gone extreme and turned my horse into a unicorn with wings (because buffalos don’t have wings), I have clipped a few hearts on some pony bums and itsContinue reading “Confessions of a Clip-A-Holic: Clipping a Design”
I am a clip-a-holic. I started body clipping a few years ago when my mother invested in a beautiful pair of clippers and my pony was a wooly mammoth. Thankfully I had a veteran clipper by my side that night because I dove right in with those suckers and an hour later my pony looked likeContinue reading “Confessions of a Clip-a-holic: The Clipping”
Just like eyebrows, trace lines are sisters, not twins. I have learned my lessons the hard way. I have learned my lessons the hard way, so here are my preparations for clipping like a pro. Or as close to a pro as I imagine one could be.
Every horse person who has ever body clipped their horse knows that feeling of little hairs pricking and poking them with every movement. Well that was me last week. After my crazy hectic weekend of horse shows, I decided that Ax was far too hairy for my liking and he needed to be clipped. Now.Continue reading “Naked Ponies Everywhere”