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If you've taught her to accept the blanket already, that's very good. First, I'd start simply by grooming her. If she accepts being groomed all over her body, then start with a saddlepad; let her sniff it, and when she's finished sniffing it, rub it on her neck a bit, then offer for her to sniff it again. Rub it all over her body; shoulders, hips, back, even ...


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This is a case where you might want to seek a veteriarian's advice if you feel like your horse is tormented by the itching. Your horse might have parasites (e.g. mites), fungus, an allergy or metabolic defect. It might also come from strain or molt. Many horses feel itchy on molt, so if your horse has a soft, shiny, nice coat with smooth skin beneath you ...


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