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7/13/11

Adequate Horse Hair Care Is Essential




Horses are considered to be sincere and loyal companions and therefore, they deserve proper care and concern too. People pet horses for many different reasons. These are obviously kept in a ranch or in country side as these are not much familiar or widely adopted in the metropolitan cities mainly because of the nature of their personality. Moreover, they require a larger space to dwell in. horses are free creatures who love their freedom. Horses really care for their owners and have proven to be a friend in need for their owners. Proper horse training should be given to the horses to develop skills in them that they are actually capable of. In addition to their training, it is important that you feed your horse the right kind of food that contains all sorts of essential vitamins and minerals required by your pet’s body and it is important that you pay attention to the grooming and cleaning of your horse.
As far as the cleaning of your horse is concerned than always remember to give him a bath every once or twice in a week and also clean his hair with a horse shampoo in order to maintain their thickness and cleanliness. You should wash the mane of your horse with a shampoo every once in two weeks or so. However, sometimes if you feel that your horse does not shampooing and he is not appearing to be itching than you can skip shampooing his mane for two to three weeks until necessary. In addition, a horse that lives outside a lot or spends plenty of time going here and there in dust or outside than he will need shampooing more often than a horse who does not really go outside very often.
There might dryness or buildups on a horse’s skin therefore, it holds great significance that you always check the skin condition of your horse as this helps a lot in knowing exactly when your horse needs to be shampooed. A good tip for cleaning your horse’s hair is to use spray shampoos or dry shampoos in colder seasons. Shampooing will clean away burrs, leaves and oil from the mane of the horse which can cause fungi growth. Furthermore, it will protect your horse’s hair from catching infections caused by bacteria as shampooing clears away the bacteria. In addition, you can apply conditioner to maintain the shine of the hair.
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