Haltering, Leading, Tying, Grooming

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Haltering, Leading, Tying, Grooming

  1. 1. EQUINE MEDICINE Haltering, Leading, Tying, Grooming
  2. 2. Halter • Types – Shipping – Rope – Nylon – Leather
  3. 3. Haltering
  4. 4. Leadrope • Types – Cotton – Nylon – Leather – Rope
  5. 5. Leading • Always use a lead rope! – Hold rope, not chain – Do not wrap rope around any part of your body – Keep rope off ground • Walking – Left side of horse – Use both hands – Walk at horse’s shoulder
  6. 6. Tying
  7. 7. Tying Site • Permanent site – Post • Need extra knot to secure – Ground • Rope buried in ground – Cross tie • Restricts movement
  8. 8. Grooming • Cleanliness • Oil production • Abnormal findings – Swelling – Cuts – Infections
  9. 9. Grooming • Curry Comb – Loosens hair and dirt – Firm circular motion – Rubber or plastic
  10. 10. Grooming • Brushes – Stiff • Initial brush – Soft • Finishing brush
  11. 11. Grooming • Shedding blade – Metal – Hair removal • Towel – Residual hair – moisture
  12. 12. Grooming • Mane/Tail Comb – Metal – Plastic
  13. 13. Grooming • Hoof pick/Brush – Metal – Plastic

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