Grooming

Welcome to the Grooming section at Basic-Horse-Care.com! Here you’ll find advice for looking after your horse including picking out feet, washing, brushing, clipping and mane maintenance. Please choose a grooming topic below for more information…

Brushing

Brushing

Regular grooming helps ensure your horse looks healthy and comfortable, it can prevent chafing under the areas where tack touches the skin it’s also a...
Clipping

Clipping

Please don’t clip your horse because you feel you ought to because “it’s the fashion” or “everybody’s doing it”. The number of horses I’ve seen over the y...
Mane Maintenance

Mane Maintenance

These days some would say it’s controversial to pull a horses mane. I still do it and think it’s the best way to sort it out. One of my current horses hat...
Picking Out Feet

Picking Out Feet

Picking out a horse's feet is essential for foot hygiene and will also help to prevent lameness injuries. How To Pick Out Feet Get your horse to...
Washing

Washing

Washing your horse can be fun and frustrating! Accept that you are probably going to get wet. Everyone has their own way, everyone finds the best way to...

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