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Do You Shave?

Yes, this is a cautionary tale to muzzle trimming. For many years we trimmed all our show horses whiskers and ear hair. We never trimmed the whiskers near their eyes, however muzzles were always clean shaven. It wasn't until my handsome boy had a major reaction to having his muzzle shaved that I had even given it any thought. Eros, my 18.2h Clyde Cross that I have owned forever... Quite literally, as I got him when he was 4yrs old and at the time of the reaction was approachi

How does the Magic Tape work?

The science behind Kinesiology Tape is very simple and quite amazing! In its most basic concept it provides a decompression on the skin and fascia. This "lifting" creates convolutions in the skin thus increasing space and creating a  "gliding" effect between the layers of skin, fascia, muscle, and bone. This decompressed space also creates less pressure on nerve endings, lymph vessels, and blood vessels allowing for reduced or completely negated pain, increased lymphatic drai