Horse Care - Grooming

SPRING TIDY UP - Grooming tips that will help prepare your horse for the summer months

SPRING TIDY-UP - Improve the appearance of your horse, trimming and  sprucing up tipsSpring is here and although the weather isn't quite good enough to give your horse a bath, you can do some tidying, trimming and general sprucing-up!Now’s the…

GROOMING YOUR HORSE CORRECTLY HAS HEALTH BENEFITS AND HELPS ESTABLISH A LASTING BOND

Establishing a regular grooming routine for your horse will reap benefits - and give you more than just a clean horse! Here's how you can tackle this task to gain maximum effect.... Why groom?There are many reasons for grooming a stabled…

TIPS FOR CLIPPING YOUR HORSE SAFELY AND CORRECTLY

Keep your horse healthy and comfortable with these great clipping tips...Clipping your horse at this time of the year improves your horses comfort and makes grooming far easier and effective. The horses coat will naturally be getting thicker at this…

STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO TAIL BANDAGING YOUR HORSE CORRECTLY

Tail bandages are used:   To keep the tail tidy and protected during travel. To keep the tail out of the way when the horse is being clipped. To apply a tail bandage     If your horse's tail is…

GIVE YOUR HORSE A MASSAGE - Strapping improves muscle tone

Put some effort into strapping your horse and you'll see the benefit to his muscles!   Although wisping, banging and strapping sounds a little brutal, if not medieval, they are all actually a form of massage designed to develop and…

QUARTERING

Before you ride your horse you need to ensure he's clean and ready to go - but this quick groom, or quartering, should not take long at all. Here's what you need to do.Quartering is a quick groom before exercise…
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