I was visiting this barn yesterday, they were having an open house. And this lady was letting people brush her one horse, because he liked the attention and she was getting ready to go riding. Well, while I was doing my turn, the lady had to use the restroom, and no one else was in line so she said I could groom the horse untill she came back. I noticed a kid lead in a horse, either her horse or a lesson horse and groom and untack the horse with two other girls.
Then the kid came over. And she's like "Can I see the brush?" Bad idea I should say. The girl starts brushing the horse, against the hair growth. Against it! Then she gets the hoof pick from the groming box and picks the feet out from the toe to heel, not being careful at all to not mess with the frog. So by the time the lady came back, she only took about seven minutes, including waiting in line. I explained to her that she should groom the horse properly, and check the frogs of the feet for any damage. So she said she would and thanked me for telling her, then I mentioned something about the horse that the girl brought in and she said she'd take a look at the horse.
Has anyone ever felt like a kid way younger than you has ever shown you up with grooming? I'm also going to make another topic for experiances besides grooming in another forum. I can't figure out the one it'd go itno though.