42 MAY 2016 |
synthetic bristles are great for
bringing out shine.
To save time, curry with one
hand while brushing with the
other. Flick the brush to remove
dirt and hair, and run the brush
across the curry frequently to
clean dust o; of it as you go.
It’s important to clean your
brushes regularly. Soak them
in hot water with diluted dish
soap or use a splash of Lysol to
disinfect them; rinse well and dry
them in the sun.
Aim to groom your horse for at
least 30 minutes a day. It’s great
exercise for you and will keep your
horse looking his best.
If you really love to groom and
want to maximize your results,
grab a rub rag as a final step to dust
and polish the hair.
There are plenty of great products
on the market that you can use to
enhance your horse’s glow.
Most coat polish sprays contain
conditioners to moisturize and
protect the hair, much like our
own hair conditioner. Sprays
containing silicone add shine
and repel dirt, but take care not
to apply to the saddle area. They
are slippery! For maximum shine,
apply immediately after bathing.
Aim to groom your
horse for at least 30
minutes a day. It’s
great exercise for
you and will keep
your horse looking
horse to have a
there are things
you can do to
make it happen!