Horse & Rider - - Practice Pen -

Watch Clin­ton deal with a jig­ging horse.

What to avoid: “Try to avoid us­ing tape when your horse is dirty,” she says. “If he’s dirty or shed­ding, try re­mov­ing all of the loose hair and then use rub­bing al­co­hol to wipe down and clean the area where you’re ap­ply­ing tape. The tape sticks best to clean, clipped horses.” Avoid us­ing too much stretch when you’re ap­ply­ing the tape. “Be­cause of your horse’s sen­si­tiv­ity,” McKee ex­plains, “too much stretch will cause ir­ri­ta­tion to the skin.”

Once you ap­ply the tape to your horse

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