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mondak

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What do you use on your show horses while they are at the show? I live in VA so I would be showing in DE, NJ, MD, VA, NC this year. I used to have slinkies but they are so expensive now new I want to make sure they are the best option.

Thanks!

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Sheets - I had a slinky on a show mare and it was just a little too small, and made a huge sore on her shoulder over night from it moving across the skin.

The ones from Double Diamond have darts for more shoulder movement. Plus they are pretty inexpensive.
 

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Slinky hoods and sheets, its the most comfortable for the horses and alot less expensive. Keeps the horses nice and clean for the next day showing.
 

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I use regular (nylon) sheets with matching color slinky hoods. I find the slinky fabric tends to rip (at least on mine!) so I prefer something a bit stronger to cover their bodies.
 

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I use sheets, i like them better. I have a few of the sheets from star lake tack, i like the look of double diamonds. I think Laura makes sheets, they look great and i need to order some still
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I used a slinky hood on my show mare. I was trying it out over night and it creped up into her eyes and I gave the hood away. I have seen some made of fleece I was wondering about. I think there is a pattern you can get I thought I would send it off to my sister since she has a serger machine.
 

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Slinkies / hoods on first, then a sheet over top. Helps the slinkies stay nice. I'd tell you purple works best, but you probably wouldn't believe me
 

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Here is a sheet that Marcia designed (My Debut is the model, owned by Quay when the pics were taken). I think these sheets are REALLY nice and look great. I need to give Marcia a hollar and order some to try out myself
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