C is for Clipping - Turf-y's A-Z Rules of Horsemanship

Clip your horse the day before a show … and your clipper blades will surely grow dull before you finish.

This one is almost comical in its consistency.

Maybe you didn’t mean to do a blanket clip, a hunter clip, or a low-trace clip. You might have planned to complete a full clip on that horse.

But you didn’t, because your clippers quit. Or maybe you ran out of blade coolant.

Ay, caramba.

The Mane Point is participating again in the April A to Z blogging challenge, posting daily with alphabetical entries.

For this year's A-Z event, a month of posts will offer Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship, with all due apologies to the original Murphy of Murphy's Lawwhich basically said, "If anything can go wrong, it probably will."

Horse lovers may have heard some of these uncannily true, yet often ironic, statements in various forms in the past. Or not.


Body-Clipped Horse 
by Roland ZH 
Creative Common Licensing
Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship
Adapted from public domain clipart

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  1. Murphy's law never ceases to kick in. LOL :) Especially the day of the Horse show!!

  2. That pic made me smile ;)

    Damyanti @Daily(w)rite
    Co-host, A to Z Challenge 2013

    Twitter: @AprilA2Z

  3. Aww! Look at that beautiful half-naked horse!! Happy A-to-Z 2013! ~Angela, Whole Foods Living



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