Grooming is a standard part of horse care. It has benefits for you and your horse – it helps to keep you fit and it is good for your horse’s skin.
Basic grooming involves:
- Brushing the whole of the body in the direction of the hair growth to remove mud and dust using a variety of brushes depending on the horses coat
- Picking out the feet and painting with hoof oil
- Tidying the mane and tail with a brush.
- Wiping out ears, eyes, nose and under tail with a warm damp cloth.
Duration 10-15 minutes