How To: Brush a Tail
A shiny, silky tail is always envied. But, unless done properly brushing a tail can rip out the hairs causing thinning and irritation to the horse. So, in order to keep your horse's tail thick and beautiful follow these steps and you'll be sure to wow the crowd!
Step #1: Generously and thoroughly spray the tail with ShowSheen. ShowSheen is a favorite product for detangling and increasing shine.
Step #2: Using a wide tooth comb, begin to brush. A wide tooth comb is part of The Essential Grooming Box. NEVER use a hairbrush with close together bristles! These brushes rip out tail hair sooo easily.
Step #3: Begin at the bottom and slowly work your way up.
Step #4: Always use your non brushing hand to hold the tail. This helps prevent hair loss and irritating the horse by pulling on their tail.
Step #5: Stay patient. You may need to brush the same area multiple times to remove all the knots.
Step #6: When you are finished you should be able to run your fingers through the tail with minimal knotting.
The Essential Grooming Box
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