Category Archives: Horse Grooming

PREPARING FOR AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR BLACKSMITH

Just as most horsemen are very busy with details and chores associated with having horses, blacksmiths experience the same hectic schedule. Part of their job involves a considerable amount of time traveling from client to client. This will usually put … Continue reading

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Thrush & Canker:Common Problems with Horses Feet.The Causes and Care Needed to Reduce Reoccurrences.

There is an old saying: “Horses have five hearts”. The frog in a horses’ foot is like another pump or heart in their body. There is a lot of circulation in the frog and if the horse has been properly … Continue reading

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Horse Bandages: Identifying Different Types, Their Uses And How To Apply Them.

Some horses may go their entire life and never have a bandage put on their legs. Other horses have bandages put on their legs every single day. First, the names of these bandages and their uses are:   Standing Bandages: … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Body Clipping Your Horse and the Maintenance Needed to Keep Them Comfortable

A groom’s nightmare is a horse that has a long thick coat, comes back overly sweaty after a workout, takes twice as long to bathe and rinse them and takes forever for them to dry.  I can say this because I … Continue reading

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