Video: The Grooms

Canterbury ActionCanterbury’s backside is home to roughly 1,500 horses. Behind each of these horses is a dedicated team that includes owners, trainers, vets, farriers and – maybe most importantly – grooms. Grooms are specifically assigned to a given number of horses – typically 5-6 – and they are their designated caregiver. Typically grooms are responsible for walking, brushing, washing and feeding the horses under their supervision in addition to other tasks that may be assigned by the trainer. A good group of grooms is essential to any barn’s success. The job certainly isn’t a glamorous one, check out this week’s feature on these valuable team members:

Video: Michelle Benson

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Comments

  1. john shedd says:

    Walked hots at Monmouth when I was in high school. Lessons learned have lasted 40 plus years.

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