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What is the order of brushes when grooming a horse?

Horse Grooming - Step By Step Guide
  • STEP 1 - Secure your horse.
  • STEP 3 - Use a Curry comb to loosen hair and dirt.
  • STEP 4 - Use a Hard brush/Dandy brush to remove hair, dirt and sweat.
  • STEP 5 - Smooth and clean up with a Soft brush/Body brush.
  • STEP 6 - Clean your horse's face.
  • STEP 7 - Brush out the mane and the tail.
  • STEP 7 - Spray the horse with fly spray.

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Also to know is, what is it called when you brush a horse?

Body brush or Soft brush: A soft-bristled brush removes finer particles and dust, adds a shine to the coat and is soothing to the horse. Grooming rag or towel, also called a Stable rubber: A linen or terrycloth towel or similar type of cloth or sheepskin mitt that can be used to give a final polish to a horse's coat.

Also Know, what grooming brushes for horses? 10 brilliant body brushes you need in your horse's grooming kit

  • HySHINE Pro Groom body brush.
  • Roma Soft Touch body brush.
  • Leistner Schimmel grooming brush.
  • Cottage Craft Mix-Bristle body brush.
  • LeMieux Oval body brush.
  • Karoo Equine Crystal body brush.
  • Imperial Flexi brush.
  • Wahl body brush.

Thereof, why do you brush a horse before riding?

Horses should be groomed both before and after being ridden or driven. Grooming before riding helps make certain that there is nothing tangled in the hair where the saddle or harness will rest. Grooming after the ride helps remove sweat and debris that accumulated during exertion.

How often should a horse be groomed?

Only groom before riding, usually ride 2-3 times a week. Horses live out 24/7 without rugs until they have been clipped.

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