Online for Equine have a wide selection of horse brushes for you to use on your horse. Horse brushes are essential for all horse riders as grooming your horse regularly is a must. They are many different types of horse brushes and combs for you horse that you need. Two popular brushes that are used by nearly all riders are the curry combs and dandy brushes for horses.
A curry comb is a type of comb that is usually made from a plastic, it will probably will be the first tool that all riders use when they groom their horse. When the comb is used in a circular motion it can help loosen hair, dirt and other debris you may find on your horse's body. It is traditionally it is a body only comb as it is a little too rough to be used on the head or legs of the horse. They also can stimulate the horse's skin to produce natural oils. You can even get a tough metal curry comb for the thicker coats when mud is layered and very difficult to remove.
Dandy Brush for Horses
A dandy brush for a horse is useful to riders as it allows you to remove all of the dirt that was previously released by the curry comb; a simple, stiff-bristled brush that can clean your horse. A dandy brush is usually used in short strokes, starting at the front going backwards, unlike a curry comb a dandy brush can be used on the legs.
Shedding Blades, Hoof Picks & More
As well as the two horse grooming brushes mentioned above you may find that you are in need of more grooming tools. At Online for Equine we have got a great range of different bits and pieces you may need when it comes to grooming.
Shedding blades is a tool that used dull metal blades to remove excess or loose hair in the winter. They can also be used to removed mud that has been caked-on or layered. If they are used carelessly they can cause irritation to your horse, always use them with consideration. Horse hoof picks are smaller metal tools with a hook that is primarily used to clean out the hooves, horse's hooves need to be cleaned with a hoof pick fairly regularly as they can collect mud and dirt throughout the day.