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Daily grooming is a vital part of horse care, and this Simple Solutions title by Elizabeth Moyer encapsulates the benefits and procedure in an easy-to-read entertaining way. Grooming offers many healthful rewards to the horse and also helps to build a bond between owner and his or her horse. This guide, with colorful and instructive illustrations by Jean Abernethy, offers advice on choosing the right equipment (brushes, currycomb, hoof pick, grooming mitts, etc.) and the best way to groom a horse. Starting with the stiffest brush and progresses to the softest one, grooming should systematic for you and therapeutic for the horse. While the goal is to remove dirt and shine the coat, the groomer is also giving the horse quality time and improving its health and hygiene. There are chapters on hoof care, mane and tail care, bathing, and trimming that offer readers specific advice about grooming the horse’s whole body.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931993975
Publisher: CompanionHouse Books
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Series: Horse Illustrated Simple Solutions Series
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 5.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 14 Years

Table of Contents

The Benefits of Grooming     4
Brushes and Tools     10
The Grooming Process     22
Hoof Care     38
Mane and Tail Care     42
Bathing     52
A Little Trim     57

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