Grooming to Win: How to Groom, Trim, Braid, and Prepare Your Horse for Show (Howell Equestrian Library) (Paperback)
This is the definitive book on grooming your horse to catch the judge's eye. It features over 400 detailed drawings illustrating every aspect of grooming. Completely updated, it details current practices and requirements and covers conditioning, daily care, tools and supplies, and grooming for shows. New chapters discuss blanketing, newly popular breeds, and the latest show ring clothing styles. A must-have reference, it covers all disciplines and includes trimming styles by type and event as well as by breed.
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).