Grooming to Win: How to Groom, Trim, Braid, and Prepare Your Horse for Show (Howell Equestrian Library) (Paperback)
The Classic Equestrian Grooming Guide, now Completely Udated
Grooming to Win: How to Groom, Trim, Braid, and Prepare Your Horse for Show is the definitive book on grooming your horse to catch the judge's eye. Extensively revised to reflect today's practices, the Third Edition features over 400 detailed, two-color line drawings that illustrate every aspect of grooming. A practical, hands-on reference, it:
- Brings all information in line with current practices and requirements
- Covers conditioning, daily care, tools and supplies, and grooming for shows
- Features new chapters on blanketing, newly popular breeds, and the latest show ring clothing styles
- Covers all disciplines
- Includes trimming styles by type and event as well as by breed
Complete with helpful lists and checklists, this is the must-have reference for anyone who grooms horses for show.
About the Author
Susan E. Harris is an internationally known clinician, riding teacher, author, and artist. She appears regularly at horse expos in the U.S. and abroad. She has taught all seats and styles of riding, and has trained, shown, and prepared horses and riders for competition in many equestrian disciplines. She is the author and illustrator of Horse Gaits, Balance, and Movement, Grooming to Win (both previous editions), the three United States Pony Club Manuals of Horsemanship, and three other USPC guides (all Howell Book House).