How often do you clean your grooming kit?
I searched for another topic of similar title but nothing appeared, so I hope no one has asked this in awhile! I just washed my brushes/cleaned my kit out this afternoon and it brought the question to mind, how often do others wash theirs? I have to admit it's been a little while since I addressed mine, namely because I was using my clean/new set of brushes for some time.
Anyway, my main questions are (simply food for thought :lol:):
- How often do you clean your brushes/main equipment?
- What do you use to clean it?
- Do you have more than one set for your horse(s) and rotate your equipment or not?
- Are there some things that you're particular about cleaning more often than others?
Thanks to those who reply!!
Not often. Just when i get sick of all the dirt and hay that gets in my tote. I just scrub the tote out and rinse all the brushes really good.:wink:
I spray Lysol on everything after I use it. I only have one horse, and one set of brushes.
once a month :lol:
Well 1-2 times a year I dunk the plastic ones in a soapy bucket. I have 1 horse and one set of brushes. After I finish with a brush I scrub it up and down along the wood fence to clean it.
This is rather interesting, thanks for the answers so far everyone!!
It gets cleaned when my lamb knocks it over.
I clean the brushes maybe once a year but I have a lot of them so they don't get too bad.
I clean my whole kit every few weeks or so. I don't use anything in particular to clean it. I clean my hoof pick, dandy brush and curry comb on a weekly basis.
I have a ton of brushes!! Have collected brushes, totes, and hoof picks for quite some time now. I rotate, but clean as often as I can remember, just did this recently actually.
There are brushes available at the barn for everyone to use, I usually dont, but once in a blue moon I do....but they clean them at least once a month since all the horses use them :D
I really don't clean mine often and then only when they really need it...like after being dropped in the mud or if a horse has girth itch or something. For mud, I just rinse it off with water. For girth itch, I soak it in bleach water overnight and then follow with a good washing in lysol (plus I have enough to start using different brushes for the horse with girth itch so it doesn't spread).
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