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Do you always have to groom a horse?


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March 14, 2008 10:36AM

== == Funny. :) You don't have to, but the brushes are there for a reason. If your gonna ride it, grooming keeps the skin from getting irritated and it helps keep your saddle pad clean. I would say that it is mostly a good thing to do with your horse. It helps bond you with it, and the horse learns to trust you. Also, if you are going to ride you most likely have to brush your horse and pick their hooves. It is great for their proformance and form. If you ride without brushing your horse, they will get saddle sores and you will not be able to ride. If you dont pick their feet, the will get sores.