Grooming

Find out which human shampoos are horse safe and which should be left on the shelf

1 Easy Way to Reduce Horsekeeping Costs: Using Human Shampoo for Horses

  With a few exceptions, it’s ok to use human shampoo for horses. For the decade that I owned a tack store in Missouri, I received countless odd questions on a regular basis. One of the most common, that my interest in selling horse products meant couldn’t answer with complete honesty while I was a …

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using false horse tails

Fake Horse Tails: Facts, Myths, Rules, and How To’s

Fake Tails- are they Really “a thing”? It is! Horse shows have always been something of a beauty pageant for both horses and riders, but in the late 20th century it became increasingly common to improve the length and fullness of a horse’s tail by using what’s referred to as a “false tail” or “tail …

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keeping white manes and tails bright white and not yellowed

Grooming Tips to Keeping White and Grey Horses Bright, Clean, and White

Keeping a white horse looking white can be a challenge. Here are some tips to keep your white horse white, while still allowing them to live as horses. Environment: The First Line of Defense The first (and most often forgotten) way to keep a horse’s white fur brilliantly white is to pay attention to the …

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Step by step instructions to braid a mane into a running braid

6 Easy Steps to Braid Running Braids in Your Horse’s Mane – A How To

In this article we’re talking about braided manes- specifically, running braids and turnout braids. These two informal-type horse mane braids are perfect for helping grow, protect, and care for long, luxurious manes. Putting a Running Braid in A Horse’s Mane A running braid is a fun and sometimes very useful alternative to traditionally braided manes. …

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