Please help with the grooming!

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Please help with the grooming!

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        05-19-2007, 04:41 AM
    Please help with the grooming!

    I just need the answer to this groom question.

    In what order must these brushes be used to groom a horse properly?
    # Dandy brush - soft brush - curry comb
    # Curry comb - dandy brush - soft brush
    # Curry comb - soft brush - dandy brush

    Please help me!
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        05-19-2007, 08:20 AM
    The dandy brush is the harder brush right? O.o different terms.

    It would be curry comb, dandy (hard) brush, soft finishing brush. That's how I usually do it.
        05-19-2007, 08:37 PM
        05-20-2007, 12:44 AM
    I'm pretty sure I use mine: Curry-Dandy-Soft. I use the soft one last to make Rose shine and to flick off the last bit of dust.
        05-23-2007, 03:58 PM
    Curry dandy soft, but I always have a brush in each hand to use to get the dirt and hair out of the brushes every so often
        05-23-2007, 05:56 PM
    I tend to have the dandy and curry is each hand but always start off with the dandy brush. I will then use the curry comb if needed although generally I don't tend to need it much at all in summer, I need it most of the time in winter however. It is important not to over-use the curry comb too much (particularly on clipped horses) as it can be a bit too harsh on the more sensitive areas I.e face - sometimes a good ol' sponge is the best way to get rid of mud in certain areas.!
        05-24-2007, 04:08 AM
    I do curry,dandy,soft out of the ones you say above but I start with picking out the feet then groom then finish will oiling the feet
        05-26-2007, 09:55 PM
    I normaly go curry-dandy-soft it seems to work better for some strang reson lol curry gets everything up and out of there coat then the dandy gets what is mostly on the suface of and then the soft just makes everything just look better lol
        05-27-2007, 08:31 AM
    I've always used curry-dandy-soft also, because when I took my riding levels I was tested on the "proper' way to groom a horse so I was taught to do it like that and I think it also works best

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