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Brushes- wooden or plastic??

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  • Do you prefer bristle brush or plastic
  • Wooden horse grooming brushes

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    03-28-2013, 06:06 PM
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Foal
Brushes- wooden or plastic??

Pretty self-explainitory but, ahh, which do you prefer? Wooden or plastic brushes, why?
     
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    03-28-2013, 06:17 PM
  #2
Foal
...And by this I mean the back of them But also natural bristles or plastic/synthetic? What are your prefernces?
     
    03-28-2013, 06:30 PM
  #3
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I pick the back/handle that feels best in my hand, the material doesn't matter as much. I'm okay with a synthetic bristle on my hard/dandy brush, but my soft/body brush will always be natural fibers.
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    03-28-2013, 06:33 PM
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My favorite brush is wood with stiff blue plastic bristles. The horses love a good scrubbing with it after a trail ride. A sponge bath and brushing and they are happy to not roll.
I prefer natural for the face, however. Softer
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    03-28-2013, 06:45 PM
  #5
Yearling
I prefer natural over synthetic brushes, but I like the plastic backs better--easier to clean.
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    03-28-2013, 06:53 PM
  #6
Foal
I also go by what feels best in my hands for the back of the brush. I like Oster brushes because the handles really hold up and they are easy to clean. For face brushes I like my wooden natural fiber brush. It fits perfectly in my hand. I've never had problems using plastic bristled brushes and from my experience they seem to hold up a little better.
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    03-29-2013, 10:44 PM
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Foal
I like the feel of the wood handles and I much prefer natural bristles for all of my brushes. I have a cactus fiber brush that is the best flick brush EVER!!!
     

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