Horse Care & Management

Grooming Horses

How does the course work?

Online Course duration

1 h 55
Online learning

What you will learn

Grooming is the process of cleaning and brushing a horse. This is not only done to keep a horse looking clean and tidy; it also provides many health benefits for the horse and is a great form of social interaction between a horse and its handler. In this course you will learn about:

  • How horses look after their skin naturally
  • The occasions when horses should be groomed
  • The different types of brushes, combs and other utensils that are used for grooming
  • How grooming utensils are stored and cared for
  • How to groom, step by step
  • How grooming requirements can differ from horse to horse

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden

Georgina Baerlocher